Watercolor Fun

Good Morning Saturday Crafty Peeps! 
Today I have a watercolor card and a quick tutorial on how I did it. 
Today's supplies include:
Staedtler Watercolor crayons
Faber-Castell Gelatos 
Watercolor paper
Black cardstock  
Watercolor brush
Tim Holtz Die 

I started by making puddles... honestly I started with no intention or expectation whatsoever and I just painted watercolor puddles making sharp edges with darker paint. It was quite fun.. 
I created a wet surface to start using my watercolor brush and water. I chose my favorite colors and what was most pleasing to my eye.  I wet my watercolor brush and painted my brush with the crayon before applying to my paper.  I used my Gelatos for the bright pinks. 
I let the entire piece dry and cut it into triangles. 
I used DecoArt Media Matte Medium to adhere my pieces to a black piece of cardstock. 
Next I used Liquid Glass on top of each triangle and let it dry completely. 
I ran this through my Tim Holtz Die tattered florals. 
Now I have the positive and negative of this piece. 
I placed my sentiment in the white space and whalla a card was born!
The inside sentiment reads : It would have been significantly easier to
wish you a happy birthday if you were on Facebook. 
I also have the flowers for another project. 
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and have a chance to check out and/or participate in the 


  1. Such bright and glossy colours! Nice job, sistah, Jo x

  2. OMGeeee! I am so glad I read your post to the end because the sentiment you put inside this card made me Laugh Out Loud! I totally am writing that one down... Thanks for the Saturday Morning giggle!

  3. Great finished product. Bright coloured fun!!!

  4. The colours are so bright and pretty! Love how your final product came out!
    Perfect inside sentiment **snort**

  5. very cool technique, it really looks like a mosaic!!! so happy to be "queen of snark" this fortnight! :)

  6. So cool, Peggy! I love how this turned out. (And of course the inside sentiment as well.)

  7. Nice job, Sistah! Love the brightness of your card ♥

  8. You sure know how to take water coloring to the next level! LOVE your card, the snark on the inside is excellent! I thank you for your tutorial because I want to try this!!