VIDEO TUTORIAL: Watercoloring & Double Impression Folders

always-thankfulToday’s video tutorial is a card I created for my stamp club, and I loved it so much it became my swap for Stampin’ Up! Founders Circle Retreat. Using the Always Thankful Stamp Set (123787 wood, 123789 clear mount) stamp set from the Holiday Mini Catalog.

I used several techniques, including water coloring with aqua painters & ink pads.  What I think is the coolest part, is something you don’t notice at first glance. The frame shape in the middle was created with the new Designer Frames Impression folder (123130), and it was embossed over the Square Lattice impressions folder (119976). I had some fun figuring out how to make this work, so one folder didn’t flatten out the other. Turns out I just had to fall back on the “partial impression embossing” technique that I presented at the SU Hartford, CT Regional Event (click here for video technique >). If you are a demonstrator, you will find this original presentation from the event on the 2011 Stampin’ Up! Workshop Wow DVD  (That was a surprise! I didn’t even know it was being taped.)


purchase products used in this video PRICE
Always Thankful Wood Mount
Item: 123787
Always Thankful Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Item: 123789
6 X 9 Watercolor Paper
Item: 122959
Lucky Limeade 8-1/2 X 11 Card Stock

Color: Lucky Limeade

Item: 122926

Lucky Limeade Classic Stampin Pad

Color: Lucky Limeade

Item: 122935

Lucky Limeade 3/8 Inch Ruffled Ribbon

Color: Lucky Limeade

Item: 122977

Soft Suede 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock

Color: Soft Suede

Item: 115318

Soft Suede Classic Stampin’ Pad

Color: Soft Suede

Item: 115657

Aqua Painter
Item: 103954
Jet Black Stazon Pad
Item: 101406
On Board Long Board
Item: 114320
Set Designer Frames Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die
Item: 123130
Square Lattice Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die
Item: 119976
Big Shot Die-Cut Machine
Item: 113439
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Item: 104430
Snail Adhesive
Item: 104332