Watercoloring with Colored Pencils


Hi readers! Happy Leap Day! I hope your week is starting off GREAT! We are honored to have the fabulous Peet Roeven on our blog as a guest today! She has whipped up a floral masterpiece that doesn’t lose any luster on the inside! Read on and enjoy!


1. Adhere black cardstock to a square cardbase.

2. On top of the black cardstock, layer the stitched and die cut frames as well as white cardstock panel embossed with the Polka Dots embossing folder. When adhering the frames, use dimensional adhesive/foam dots.

3. Stamp Penny Black 40-447 Poppy Gems onto watercolor paper using Ranger Archival Ink. Paint with Derwent Inktense Pencils. Fussy cut the flowers, stems, and leaves. Embellish the centers of the flowers with Glossy Accents and small beads. Adhere to card using dimensional adhesive. Tuck some portions of the flowers inside of the frames and allow some to extend outside of the frames.

4. Die cut small tag using Penny Black 51-191 Gift Card Pocket. Stamp “hugs” sentiment, Penny Black 30-324 Love & Hugs, using black ink. Add to card using thread.

Inside the card

1. Stamp sentiment, Penny Black 30-350 Sentiment Collection, onto white cardstock using black ink. Mount onto small piece of black cardstock and adhere to inside of card.

2. Embellish the sentiment panel with Penny Black 51-196 Geometric Borders, die cut from white cardstock.

3. Stamp Penny Black 40-447 Poppy Gems onto watercolor paper using Ranger Archival Ink. Paint with Derwent Inktense Pencils. Fussy cut a portion of the image and adhere to interior of card. Embellish flower centers with Glossy Accents and small beads.




Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Peet for being our guest!


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  1. Oh my goodness! I’ve only now been catching up with emails and see my name as a winner of a “blog candy”!!! I just love this card and have a few Penny Black stamps in my stash, but unfortunately many more on the proverbial “never ever gonna end” wish list!! lol!! Now I’m off to email Samantha!!

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