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Loose colouring with watercolour markers!

I recently got some of the Altenew Watercolour makers, and I thought they would be great for loose colouring. They are very pigmented as is, or you can dilute with water for a softer palette.  When creating the card, I thought the loose sketchy feel of the PinkFresh Studio You Are My Favorite stamp set was perfect for loose colouring with watercolour markers.  This bright fresh card is giving me all the warmth of summer!

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loose colouring with watercolour markers

loose colouring with watercolour markers: adding the colour

Start off by heat emboss the You Are My Favorite stamp onto watercolour cardstock in Gold embossing powder.  Once heat-set, start to add some colour to the flowers using the Tropical Fiesta Watercolour maker set from Altenew. 

loose colouring with watercolour markers

I went for a very sketchy loose feel adding highly pigmented strokes. In addition, I used a water brush pen to pull some of the colour out for a softer look in some areas. Set this to one side to dry. 

loose colouring with watercolour markers: assembling the card

For the sentiment, die-cut the Sentiment Suite You die out of cardstock which has been embossed with WOW! Petalicious embossing glitter from the English Garden Trio. Add layer this die-cut up and add to the front of the card. 

To finish the sentiment off, add smaller secondary sentiments from the Simply Sentiments You stamp set, heat embossed in gold onto the black card. Lastly, embellish with sequins to finish the card. 

loose colouring with watercolour markers

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You Are My Favorite - PinkFresh Studio
You Are My Favorite – PinkFresh Studio
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Simply Sentiments - You stamp set - PinkFresh Studio
Simply Sentiments – You stamp set – PinkFresh Studio
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Sentiment Suite: You Die - PinkFresh Studio
Sentiment Suite: You Die – PinkFresh Studio
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Watercolor Brush Makers - Tropical Fiesta - Altenew
Watercolor Brush Makers – Tropical Fiesta – Altenew
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WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad
WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad
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WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink refill
WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink refill
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WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad & refill
WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad & refill
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Metallic Gold Rich Pale - WOW! Embossing Powder
Metallic Gold Rich Pale – WOW! Embossing Powder
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English Garden Trio (Petalicious, Twiggy & Fresh Stem) - WOW!
English Garden Trio (Petalicious, Twiggy & Fresh Stem) – WOW!
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Distress Watercolor Cardstock - Ranger
Distress Watercolor Cardstock – Ranger
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Original MISTI 2.0 - My Sweet Petunia
Original MISTI 2.0 – My Sweet Petunia
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Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive – Tonic Studios
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Powder Tool Aplicator - EK Success
Powder Tool Aplicator – EK Success
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WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (UK version)
WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (UK version)
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WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (US version)
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Crafter's Essential Bone Folder - Altenew
Crafter’s Essential Bone Folder – Altenew
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Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer - Tonic Studios
Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer – Tonic Studios
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Trim and Score Board - We R Memory Keepers
Trim and Score Board – We R Memory Keepers
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This post was produced as part of my design team work for Bumbleberry Papercrafts have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Bumbleberry Papercrafts to use. However, I create projects with creative control and produce projects I am proud of and with products that I love.   The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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