I was inspired the other night while “cruising” through Pinterest. I came across a group of cards that had a gorgeous watercolor background with a pretty silhouetted image. I gathered the 2014-2016 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers, “I” acrylic block, Stampin’ Spritzers and Sheltering Tree and got “in the zone.” The Stamping Zone.
For directions on how to recreate this watercolor effect with the items mentioned above, see my video tutorial below.
I wanted my tree to really “pop.” After stamping it with Early Espresso, I stamped it again with VersaMark and heat embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder. While the embossed image was still hot from the heat gun, I sprinkled another layer of embossing powder and heat set it again. I repeated this step a total of five times. The end result was a super glossy, raised image. Love it!
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