Sunday, May 12, 2019

2019 Kre8tors Techniques Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2018 Kre8tors Blog Hop and this month we are focusing on techniques. As you travel along our blog hop, you will be visiting with Stampin' Up! demonstrators from all over the world, as we share our creative ideas with you. I hope you enjoy the projects we have created.
 For my technique, I chose to watercolor the dry embossed image from the Lovely Floral Dynamic Embossing Folder (item #148048) using Watercolor Pencils. I love the soft look created by these beautiful pencils and the large floral image from the embossing folder is perfect for a card front design. 
 To create this card, I chose Blueberry Bushel cardstock for the card base and I added a layer of Very Vanilla cardstock that I embossed with the Lovely Floral Dynamic Embossing Folder. This beautiful embossing folder is retiring and is only available while supplies last, so make sure you order it before it disappears. I colored the embossed image with a variety of colors from the Stampin' Up! Watercolor Pencils and used a Blender Pen to soften and blend the color for a smooth watercolor look. I added small Basic Pearls that I colored using the Dark Pineapple Punch Stampin' Blends Marker (item #147030) added them to the centers of the small blue flowers. 
To create the sentiment, I chose one from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set (item #146667) in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. I love the variety of sentiments in this stamp set and the fonts are wonderful. I stamped it onto a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock with Blueberry Bushel Classic ink and I created a banner look on both ends with my Paper Snips. 
To finish off the card design, I added a piece of Blueberry Bushel 1/8" Grosgrain Ribbon (item #146950) across the bottom of the card front and attached the sentiment with Stampin' Dimensionals. To embellish the sentiment, I added two small Basic Pearls that I colored with the Dark Pineapple Punch Stampin' Blends Marker. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today and view my card design. I hope that you have enjoyed my technique and that it inspires you to give it a try with your own projects. If you live in the U.S. and do not already have a demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you. 

Now it's time to visit Sandra's blog and see what she has to share with us this month. Just click on the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Blog Hop Roll Call List below to find your way if you get lost. Enjoy the rest of your blog hop journey. 

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Until Next Time
Happy Stamping,

Tricia Butts
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  1. A very pretty card Tricia, I love the subtle tones, thank you for sharing x

  2. beautiful card, such a delicate colour choice, its perfect, thank you for sharing

  3. Pencils aren't used enough! Wonderful with the embossing!

  4. Your watercoloring is lovely! Such a beautiful job, thanks for sharing this technique with us!

  5. Wonderful use of the pencils and blender pen. Love the card.

  6. This is so soft and pretty! I love the watercoloring on the embossed image. TSF

  7. Thank you for reminding me for this lovely technique. A great way to get more use out of the embossingfolders! Love your card!

  8. Such a pretty card, and a great technique. Thank you for sharing.

  9. thanks so much for sharing your technique, it is a good one to remember!