Hello Inspired By Stamping Friends!

Kendra here from Luv 2 Scrap n’ Make Cards to share a fun card with you today!

So recently I was just “thinking” (yes, I know, sometimes bad!) while the kids were doing some painting on canvas’s!  They have a ton of acrylic paints that they have gotten at Hobby Lobby that they absolutely love using.

I thought, it would be cool if I could think of a way to use them on a card sometime.  So I decided to give it a try!

So I collected, in my case, two different acrylic paints I wanted to use, a paint brush, plate, stamps and water!

Watercolor

Acrylic paint can be very think and bright, so I used the water to thin it down to get more of a watercolor effect.

Shown in the picture above are the acrylic paints I used on the left and right and in the center is one of them watered down.

You do have to play with the paint and water a little to find a consistency you like.

Here are a few examples:

Watercolor2

I decided I liked that black stamped and embossed image best.

Watercolor3

So I created this fun and simple Sympathy card:

WatercolorCard

The elegant “With Sympathy” sentiment is part of the All Year Wishes II stamp set!

Sympathy cards are no fun to create.  But I do like how this one turned out.  Nice and simple.

WatercolorCard2

The beautiful floral image I used is part of the Friends Forever stamp set!

So if you don’t have watercolors around the house to watercolor with, try out some acrylic paints!!

Happy Stamping!!

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All Year Wishes II

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