We made this fun fall card in Stamp Club this month using the stamp set Sheltering Tree. By taking markers, a clear block and some water you can produce some really cool effects. I loved the way each person marveled at each others cards. Every card though done the same way came out completely different. Sure wish now I had taken some pics of all the different looks.
- The colors in this card are Crushed Curry, Old Olive and Cajun Craze. I used Stampin’ Write Markers which are water based markers and perfect for this technique. And the white layer is just Whisper White card stock so no special paper needed.
- Always remember to color from light to dark. This is so you don’t contaminate your light color markers with dark ink. I use Crushed Curry first and then Olive Olive and lastly Cajun Craze.
- Use a Stampin’ Spritzer with water to spritz the block. Hold it at arms length and spritz 2 or 3 times. You will see the colors run and blend a little. The more water the more it will look water colored. I used less water on the one above and had a slightly different look. Practice and play until you like the look.
- I have one little Rhinestone in the tree. Not sure if you can see it …look close. It sparkles in person!
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