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1 Stamp Set, 4 Designs – Masking, Ink Blending, and Watercolor Markers

Happy Monday, all! Today I have a fun (and long!) video for you all. I used the Peek-A-Boo Pets stamp set from Avery Elle to create four designs–two cards and two envelopes. Plus, I’ll be walking you through the entire process from card sketches to the watercolor marker painting.

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

I cover a variety of techniques in the video today. There’s a lot of masking (using masking paper from Simon, 2-inch wide Post-It tape, and also a bit of blue painter’s masking tape), some watercolor marker painting with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, and ink blending with Distress Oxides.

I used five colors of Distress Oxide inks: Squeezed Lemonade, Abandoned Coral, Seedless Preserves, Tumbled Glass, and Pumice Stone. I also used three stencils: Large Dots stencil from Simon Says Stamp, Hex stencil from Erin Lee Creative, and Circle of Life stencil from Heffy Doodle.

How fun are these?! You can also change up the envelope designs and turn them into cards by simple adding a greeting in the blank space instead of a mailing address.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.

*Avery Elle Peek-A-Boo Pets stamp set
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Simon Says Stamp Large Dots Stencil
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Erin Lee Creative Hex stencil
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Heffy Doodle Circles of Life stencil
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*Simon Says Stamp Nested Circles dies
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Waffle Flower Speech Bubbles dies
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Strathmore Bristol Smooth Paper, 9×12
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We R Memory Keepers 1-2-3 Punch Board
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Tim Holtz Tonic Maxi Guillotine Paper…
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Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy scoring board
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Simon Says Stamp Teflon Bone Folder
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Simon Says Stamp Masking Paper
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2-Inch Wide Post-It Tape
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3M Post-It Tape, white
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*Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting…
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T-Square Ruler
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MISTI Stamp Positioning Tool
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*MISTI bar magnet
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Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink
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EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
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Ranger Craft Sheet
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*Picket Fence Studios Life Changing…
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*Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in…
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*Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in…
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3M Scotch Blue Masking Tape
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Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers,…
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3M Scotch Foam Tape
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X-Press It Tape
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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