Hi everyone, welcome back to another Studio Monday feature! Today I will be sharing some beautiful watercolor cards using Neat & Tangled stamps and dies, as well as the Starry Colors Gansai Tambi paints from Kuretake!
Neat & Tangled has some beautiful geometric/gem inspired stamp and dies sets, including their Faceted stamp set and Heart of Gold die that I will be using in today’s post. One of the things I love most about these stamps and dies are the many ways you can use them!
Today I’ve heat embossed the Faceted background onto watercolor paper and colored it in with the Starry Colors watercolor set; this background would also look fabulous by coloring each faceted area in different colors, or even as a rainbow! For those of you unfamiliar with the Starry Colors watercolors, they are a pearl-tinted palette that has a collection of six different gold, water-based pigments. They can be used on their own like I have done here in this video, or applied over top (or mixed into) other watercolors to create pearlized effects.
These are SUPER fun paints that I definitely encourage you to try out! While I do not have the original Gansai Tambi watercolor pan set, I am told the Starry Colors pans are the exact same size as the originals and fit perfectly in the Gansai Tambi palette.
In the video, I’ll be sharing how I created this shaker card, as well as talk a bit about how I used the leftover die cut pieces to create a second card! I love being able to use my leftovers to create another card… it saves them from either a trash bin or a use-that-later-box (where they never see the light of day again)!
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