For my projects this month I decided to give the new watercolor trend a try. These cute little cards were my first attempt at watercolors in years, but they were actually very easy to create using a Hampton Art/Jillibean Soup stampable stamp and a couple Jillibean papers.
Just a Note mini cards by Patty Folchert
Taking watercolor paper I stamped the notebook design with black Surfaces ink, because it is waterproof it works very well. Then I stamped the “Just a Note sentiment” onto notebook design. Next I chose just a couple watercolors to give the notebook design a color wash effect. I allowed the color to just flow into the next and left some white space. Then I stamped the Postmark style stamp onto separate watercolor paper and painted it either a contrast color, the pink, or a complementary color in the other card with blue. Then I allowed them to dry. Here is a close up shot of each:
Perfect pair for a daily pick me up or to hide in a lunch or suitcase. So go find a watercolor set and give it a try, it is a bit addictive I have to warn you!
Jillibean Soup/Notebook Stampables Stamp set
Jillibean Soup/Sightseeing Stew- Poached Photos & Pickled Planes
Watercolor Paper, paintbrush, white Cardstock, My Stik Adhesive Tape Runner, Scrapbook Adhesives Foam Squares