I have been playing around with this stamp set for a few weeks, and it makes lovely Christmas cards, but I knew I could stretch this one and make some cards for other occasions too!
It is one of my brother in laws birthdays at the end of the month (am I damn near positive he is never going to see this post so I’m not worrying about sharing it early!) and decided this was the perfect opportunity to try something a little different with both the stamp set and my supplies!
I am completely in love with watercolour at the moment, and have some plans for some paintings soon (scary!) but I always use my ink pads to watercolour with and decided I would try something different with my Stampin’ Write Markers. I have to say, it didnt work as well as I had hoped. These markers are water based, and use the same ink as our ink pads, so I decided to try watercolouring with them direct to paper. I did get some movement of the ink, but not as much as I do when I apply the ink with a paint-brush so I think I’ll be sticking to that in future!
This card also features the wonderful Winter Wonderland Designer Vellum, which I cannot get enough of! and have used as part of this months Stampin@Home kit class, for more information on that click on the image below
Thanks for visiting my little blog today and I hope to see you again tomorrow for another card using the Festive Fireplace!
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