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Simon Says Stamp Card Kit – Stronger Together – Card 1

Hi guys, after so many days of working on die cut based cards, I am shifting to my old love – watercolors – at least for a little bit. And the perfect companion for this was this month’s Simon Says Stamp – Stronger Together card kit for March 2020.

I started by die cutting a piece of Canson watercolor paper using the largest Memory Box Warped Stitched rectangle die. Then I stamped my images on it using Archival Black ink and my trusted MISTI.

I used Ooku watercolor pens that I had won in a preview giveaway. These watercolor pens have vibrant colors and I do like using them from time to time. For today’s card I used the yellow ones, light green one and the gray one. 

After all the stamping, I had an empty area around where the sentiment is. I hand-drew one leaf to fit into that space. When I went over the pencil lines of this leaf with a black gel pen, I was impatient and started coloring it without letting it get completely dried at first. So, obviously it smudged just a bit and made the green color get a hint of gray. I decided to roll with it and added gray + green to the rest of my leaves. :)

Finally I mounted this panel on a black cardbase using some foam tape; stamped-fussy-cut and mounted the sentiment and also added some matching gems around the sentiment to finish it off.

That’s it. Hope you liked this project. If you give it a try, do tag me on social media. I love to see your creations.


For your convenience, I am sharing links to the supplies I’ve used for these cards – click on the picture or link to go directly to the product. Wherever available, I have used affiliate links, which means when you make a purchase, I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) which I use to run this blog. I truly appreciate your support!

Thanks for dropping by! ~Varada

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