Happy Easter card + technique

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I love a good technique – this is no exception! You see I watercolored this background originally on a piece of paper that had been stenciled with paste. Then I discovered I could “stamp” it onto cardstock with the help from some Distress Spray (Picket Fence) and make prints. Oh, Oh so HAPPY! I adore how this card turned out too!

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Here is the video for this technique –

Link to YouTube

and here are the supplies I used:

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14 thoughts on “Happy Easter card + technique”

  1. Oh, May! You are always such an innovator! I love seeing the clever things you come up with and appreciate the instructions on how you did them. THis card is fabulous and is different from most watercolor creations I see. it is unique and lovely and I love how it turned out. Thanks for the inspiration, as usual.

  2. I saw the video yesterday when I was checking your you tube. Love how you turned it into a pretty Easter card. The watercolor background came out so lovely. Definitely trying this. Thanks. Michelle t

  3. The best ideas come from playing around and yours is fantastic. Beautiful soft and pretty card!

  4. OH – what a happy accident 🙂 !

    I can see the possibilities of fiddling around with different ways of achieving a similar effect – like maybe wetting the 2nd paper or spritzing the original w/ a pearly/sparkly mist… definitely have this tucked away for future exploration

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