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Dramatic Florals with Watercolor Markers – Zig Clean Color Real Brush

Hello, all! Today’s post is part of a blog hop for Simon’s latest release, Celebrate You. You can see the entire release HERE. Don’t forget to go to the bottom of this post for the next stop in the hop!

For today’s card, I’m using the Daisy Bouquet stamp set with watercolor markers. I really love the large cluster of daisies!

(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 stamped the image from Daisy Bouquet in Acorn Versafine Clair ink on Bristol paper. Then I taped it to a board and starting painting using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a size 4 round watercolor brush.

NOTE: Be sure to watch the video above for the exact marker colors I used.

Because I planned to white heat emboss the greeting over the top of the flowers, I made sure to build up lots of color and a dramatic background. I did this so that the white greeting would be legible. It would have gotten lost is the area behind the words were lighter.

I die cut the painting using the largest die in the Rounded Corner Rectangles die set and then adhered it to a Blue Violet card base.

Celebrate You Release Blog Hop

Thanks for stopping by today. Like I mentioned above, today’s post is part of a blog hop. Simon is giving away a $25 gift card at each stop on the blog hop, so be sure to leave a comment at every blog to increase your chances of winning! Winners will be announced on the Simon Blog next Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Good luck!

Your next stop on the blog hop is the amazing Cathy Zielske!

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.

*Simon Says Stamp Daisy Bouquet stamp…
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*Simon Says Stamp Rounded Corner…
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Strathmore Bristol Smooth Paper, 9×12
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MISTI Stamp Positioning Tool
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*MISTI bar magnet
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*Versafine Clair ink in Acorn
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3M Scotch Blue Masking Tape
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Hardboard, 9×12
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*Royal & Langnickel Zen Watercolor…
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Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers,…
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Precision Heat Embossing Gun
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EK Success Powder Tool
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VersaMark Ink
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Brutus Monroe Alabaster embossing powder
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Winsor Newton White Gouache
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3M Micropore Tape
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Gemini Junior Die Cutting Machine
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*Simon Says Stamp Blue Violet cardstock
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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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3M Scotch Foam Tape
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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