Watercolour Heart Card & Weekly Deals

I bought the Aqua Painters a while ago now and when I tried them out for the first I didn't get very good results but I decided to get them out and have another go with them and now love them!  This Watercolour Heart Card was created using them and I CASE'd the technique (without the masking gum) from the very talented Kristina at Kwerner Design
 
Stampin Up Watercolour Heart Card
 
I used three colours, Pink Pirouette, Strawberry Slush and Daffodil Delight.  I lightly drew a heart in pencil using the large heart die from Hearts a Flutter.  First of all I used the aqua painter to make the inside of the heart slightly wet and then I put a couple of drops of the re-inkers in the lid of each of the ink pads and used the aqua painter to pick up the colour and put it carefully inside the pencil line.
 
Stampin Up Watercolour Heart Card
 
I love this technique and made another watercolour card below but this time trying not to get the ink over the pencil line as I found it difficult to rub it out once the ink had dried...as you can just about see above although it gives it a bit of a three dimensional look to it (unintentionally).  I LOVE that sentiment and the font Stampin' Up! have used....it's from the Hello Life stamp set in the sale-a-bration cattie which you can get for free with a qualifying purchase.
 
 
I hand drew the black line around the edge & I used some 'splodges' from Gorgeous Grunge but I'm not sure now if I preferred it before I 'splodged'!! 
 
Today's Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up! are below the PRODUCTS USED' section so keep on scrolling........
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