Quick Art Therapy & a Winner!

Hello friends! What a wild, busy week! I am always happy to have my kids home on school break but I must say by the end of the week I feel like I need a vacation! First off I want to announce the winner of the Art Neko Stamp Giveaway….kellyphillips62 Yay! You get the stamps I used on last Fridays post and a $10 gift certificate to Art Neko (formally About Art Accents) check your email for contact details! We had 267 entries, wow, thanks for playing everyone! Tonight I have another fun card for you also using stamps from Art Neko:

DCF 1.0

As I mentioned before, I love having my kids home but this week I felt more like a chauffeur than a mom, I’m glad they have activities they enjoy but I would have enjoyed just chillin’ at home with them a bit more. Oh well, we have an entire summer for that LOL! Anyway, as I mentioned I was exhausted tonight but I also had the itch to get inky in my studio. This card takes only a few minutes to make, it is wild and fun and you are only using a stamp, a sheet of plain white cardstock and watercolors (the kids watercolors are fine for this too!)

This is a great warm up exercise too, remember you are only using a sheet of cardstock so don’t worry about it, just paint! It’s fun, don’t over-think it! OK, now I am really tired. I hope you have a great weekend and til next time happy crafting!

19 Responses

  1. I love watercolor cards..they are the prettiest….thanks for sharing and love…love..your new camera angle…..tfs

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  2. Oh so pretty, you make it look so easy!

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  3. That was fast!!! I just finished some cards for a swap (6 all the same and done assembly line style….6 hours). I need to change my way of doing things – LOL!
    Jan

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  4. Thanks Lindsay. Thanks to you I have really learned a lot about watercolors and love the techniques I have learned. Happy Crafting.

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  5. So pretty & love the stamps from Art Neko.
    I know you like quotes for your art journal inspiration. How about finishing this sentence:
    The truest sentence I know is____________
    Then you figure out what images to use. Hope that provides a bit of inspiration! Thanks as always for your posts & videos.

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  6. I don’t think I overthink anything and to make a card like this sure is art therapy which I could use some of . . Thanks for the lesson.

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  7. Great video, think Im definately going to do some today for the first time….I can do it…..I can do it…..LOL.

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  8. Gorgeous cards Lindsay. ~Diane

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  9. Love this one, Lindsay! Keep going, and I might actually try to do it! Lol!! I now have a stamp or two, some ink, and some water colors. One thing at a time, huh?

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  10. Congrats to the winner of the stamps! Love the card. I have learned so much from watching your videos!

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  11. Congratulations kellyphillips62! Have fun with your new stamps!

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  12. Hi again, you can do things so quickly and pretty…Waiting to here from you regarding the Glycerin and paint, the amount of each….

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  13. Fast, Fun & Loose LOL! I love how the cards turned out and the colorful spontaneous fun. Thanks for your time. Enjoyable as always! ~Terry Y.

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  14. I love this one….esp. since you can be messy or undefined should I say 🙂 and still have something pretty.

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  15. Love your journaling Lindsey, what a fabulously inspiring book you will have. Have been merrily pressing the ‘thumbs up’ button but nothing seems to be happening. Anyway, it’s always a Big ‘thumbs up’ from me here in Merrie England!

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    • ps if you’d like to see some traditional Border Morris dancing I have put a video of our latest crazy outing on my Facebook page (I think we’re friends lol) take a peek x

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  16. Thank you Thank you Thank you.
    I never win anything and I am so excited.
    I have so many ideas and just need to make the time

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  17. Thank you Thank you Thank you.
    I never win anything and I am so excited.
    I have so many ideas and just need to make the time
    Thanks so much Lindsay I love your videos and ideas so much.

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