Stamp School: Faux Tile and Watercolor Marker Tips & Techniques!

Hi friends! I have lots of techniques packed into this simple card!

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Feel free to adapt any of these techniques to your next card. Don’t worry if you don’t have exactly what I used, you can improve with the supplies you own but if you want the stamps I used you can get them at our sponsor ArtNeko, mention The Frugal Crafter when you order to save 10% on any order or get free shipping on orders over $50!

Supplies:
Stamps (Art Neko) Flowers, Dragonflies
Watercolor paper
Glossy white cardstock
Colored cardstock
Clear Resist ink (Ranger)
Brown waterproof ink (Ranger Archival)
Blue (or color of your choice) Dye ink
Soft Brayer
Scoring board (Scor-Pal/Scor-Buddy )
Watercolor/waterbased Markers  (The skinny ones with the real brush tips are Zig Clean color Real Brush Pens in sets  or individually) (The fat ones with 2 tips are Spectrum Aqua also here)

Directions:
1. Score a 1″ grid on glossy cardstock. Stamp design with resist ink and set aside to dry.
2. Stamp flowers on watercolor paper using waterproof ink. Color image with watercolor markers using the techniques shown on the video. Let dry, then trim and corner punch the panel.
3. Use a brayer to roll ink on the embossed glossy cardstock, then polish with a tissue to remove excess ink and reveal the design.
4. Layer up the panels on your cardbase and adhere.

See all of the fun things you can make when you try these techniques! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

 

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Stamp School! A Tri-Fold Card with Bookmark Gift!

Hi Friends! Today we are going to make this pretty card featuring two of my favorite stamp sets from Art Neko! They are offering 10% off ANY order or free shipping on orders over $50 if you mention thefrugalcrafter when ordering.

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I used the Framed Flowers ATC set and the Bookmarks and Sentiments set for this. I stamped on smooth (hot press) watercolor paper and colored the images in with watercolor markers but watercolor pencils and a fine brush would also look nice! Watch the video to see how I made it!

Video!

I hope you enjoyed this quick tutorial and you try something similar! Let me know what you think in the comments! Thanks to Art Neko for sponsoring today’s video and til next time happy crafting!

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