Hi, all! Happy Friday! Today I’m here with a brand new card and video in honor of the Winnie & Walter June 2017 Release Week featuring lots of cute sets. I’m particularly excited about all of the new critter sets! Those just make my heart happy. Today is Day No. 4 of Release Week so that means all of the products will be available for purchase shortly (06/30 at 10pm CST).

In this video I’m featuring the brand new and simply adorable Happy Dance with Evelin T Designs Set to create a watercolored birthday card.

I spent about an hour on this card since I did a bunch of watercoloring with Distress Inks and with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Like I mentioned in the video, coloring with these ZIG Markers is so easy, fun and very forgiving! I only used one color for each shade and look at that shading! Isn’t that easy? Just lay down some color and blend away with a water brush or a paint brush.

I stamped these images on Canson Watercolor Paper ( ELH | SSS | AMZ )¬†with Archival Jet Black Ink ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ). This is my favorite black ink for watercoloring techniques since it doesn’t smear or smudge. It’s a little bit trickier to stamp on textured card stock so make sure to use a MISTI tool ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ) for easy stamping or anything else that works for you! ūüôā

For the watercolored background, I used Tumbled Glass ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ), Peacock Feathers ( ELH | SSS | AMZ ) and Cracked Pistachio ( ELH | SSS | AMZ ) for some pops of mint here and there. I also added some water splatters with a Ranger Mister Tool. It’s a fun way to add an extra oomph to a watercolored background.

That’s it for now! Make sure to check out the Winnie & Walter blog for a bunch of inspiration featuring all of the new sets. You’ll be amazed! Thanks for stopping by! See you soon. Xo.

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Hey, everybody! It’s been over a month since I shared a card and a video. I just finished another internship at a kindergarten and it’s been really great but also a lot of work. That’s why I haven’t been able to share anything for so long. However, today I’m back with a new card and video featuring some adorable Winnie & Walter stamps and coordinating dies.

I started out by die cutting and coloring a banner from the Framed stamp set from Winnie & Walter. I colored it with my favorite teal Copic marker combo: BG11, BG13 and BG. Next, I die cut and colored two adorable critters from the Welcome to the Family stamp set.

It’s been a while since I used patterned paper so I decided to have some fun with it and mix different patterns together for a fun and playful look! I used both the Everyday collection and the Sorbet collection from Avery Elle. I just love those green stripes the and yellow plaid together. It really brightens up the card!

For the sentiment I used both the stamps and the dies from the Sketchy Thoughts set from Winnie & Walter. I heat embossed the sentiment on there with clear embossing powder. To finish off, I adhered a cute piece of patterned paper and some sequins from¬†Little Things from Lucy’s Cards.

That’s it for now! ūüôā Thanks for being here and for your outgoing support. I appreciate it. Big hugs! xo

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I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp, Ellen Hutson and Hallmark Scrapbook. That means I earn a small commission when you purchase through my links (with NO additional costs to you!). Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.

Multiple shops are linked: click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, HS for Hallmark Scrapbook

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Hi, everyone and welcome to Premiere Day No. ¬†4 of Winnie & Walter’s January/February Release.

In today’s video, I’m showing you how to make a watercolor card with the brand new Welcome to the Family with Evelin T Designs stamp set along with the Sending You with Evelin T Designs stamp set.

I enjoyed making this easy watercolored rainbow with Distress Inks. You don’t need expensive watercolors to make a pretty background. Mini Distress Inks are a great alternative! These mini cubes cost approximately $3 and you can use them for so many techniques such as ink blending, watercoloring, and more.

I once saw Kristina Werner using a laminated piece of white card stock as a Distress Ink palette. This is an easy way to see exactly what the color looks like on white paper. I smudged all of the colors I used on the palette and mixed the colors with water to create a rainbow. Be sure to add clear water to your piece of watercolor paper before adding the color. This will make sure that the colors move and blend so much easier.

I colored the elephants from the Welcome to the Family set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. It took a while for me to understand how these makers work. I found that the color blend the easiest on watercolor paper. I recommend adding color with the marker on dry card stock and then blending it with a water or regular paint brush. You can repeat this step until you’re satisfied with the result.

I finished off my card by heat embossing a sentiment from the Sending You with Evelin T Designs stamp set with WOW Neutral Ultra Shimmer embossing powder. This is by far my favorite glitter embossing powder. It’s clear so you can use it with any color! Finally, I finished off my card with enamel dots, clear sequins and die cut hearts.

That’s it for now. See you soon! Xo

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The Welcome to the Family with Evelin T Designs and Sending You with Evelin T Designs stamp sets will be available on February 3 at 10:00pm at winniewalter.com

I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp, Ellen Hutson and Hallmark Scrapbook. That means I earn a small commission when you purchase through my links (with NO additional costs to you!). Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.

Multiple shops are linked: click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, HS for Hallmark Scrapbook, W&W for Winnie & Walter

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