Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WATERCOLOR PENCIL FUSSY CUTTING

As you all probably already know, I L.O.V.E. fussy cutting. The set, You've Got This, is such a classy set, and the flower in it just screams to be fussy cut. Against the sketchy background, it works so well.








Would you like to try your hand at creating a card similar to this? Here's how:

SUPPLIES: 
You've Got This stamp set

Whisper White cardstock
Old Olive cardstock

Black StazOn ink
Smoky Slate ink
Watercolor Pencils

Stampin' Dimensionals
Paper Snips
Aqua Painter

DIRECTIONS: 
Fold a 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" piece of Whisper White cardstock in half, creasing it well with a bone folder.

Add a 5 1/4" x 4" piece of Old Olive cardstock to the card base.

In Smoky Slate ink, stamp the scribbled background onto a 3 3/4" x 5" piece of Whisper White cardstock.

On a scrap of Whisper White cardstock, stamp the flower image with Black StazOn ink. With the Watercolor Pencils, color in the flower; use Melon Mambo to color a line deepest into the flower on each petal. With an Aqua Painter, gently feather the color towards the uncolored edge. Once that is all dry, add a little Rich Razzleberry in the same spots and repeat with the Aqua Painter. You can do this as many times as you want until you get the desired darkness of the color. 

Repeat this same procedure with the leaves. 

Add color to the center of the flower. Fussy cut the flower, leaving no white at the edges.

Add the cut-out flower over the scribbled bakground by applying very thin pieces of Stampin' Dimensionals at various points on the flower.


There! Now you have a beautiful card that can be used for virtually any occasion.

Fussy-Cut
Smiles.

16 comments:

  1. That is so, so pretty! Thank you for sharing at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty

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  2. Very nice, I like it! Thank you Linda for linking up at the #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I shared this post.

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  3. So pretty! I love it. Pinned.

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  4. So beautiful!! Thank you for sharing this #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty.

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  5. Visiting from Best of the Weekend. You did an excellent job with your fussy cutting. Great card.

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  6. What a beautiful card! Your work is so precise and delicate. Thank you for linking up at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I'm sharing your post on social media.

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  7. This is beautiful. You are so very talented. Thank you for linking up at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’m sharing your post on social media.

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  8. I really love this and the subtle colours. thanks for sharing with us at #bloginggrandmotherslinkparty. I'm sharing

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  9. This flower is really beautiful, such a lovely post. Pinning.

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  10. I love my watercolor pencils! Thanks for sharing at the Pleasures of the NW's DIY Party!

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  11. I love the way the flower looks like it's floating on the sketchy background Linda. Great job

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  12. This looks so pretty! The colour is gorgeous and I love all the detail. <3

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  13. Fussy-cut should be framed it looks like a work of art!

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  14. This turned out so pretty. Love the watercolors. Thanks for sharing at the Monday Funday Party. - Emily

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