Happy Monday crafters! To start off the week, I thought it would be fun to share some watercolor inspiration with you, featuring some beautiful dies from Memory Box.
If you follow me on Instagram, you may remember this photo I shared recently of a work-in-progress background that I had been working on. In that photo share, I had mentioned I would be pairing that piece with a die from Memory Box and would have a video coming soon. This is that video!
I had layered that background behind a panel cut with the Sapling Collage die from Memory Box. Both panels are hand-watercolored in my favorite loose style of coloring. In the video above, I walk you through how easy it is to create a scene like this. The trick is in the layers and brushstrokes. I encourage you to watch the tutorial and try the techniques afterwards; I think you’ll have fun experimenting and playing with your watercolors and brushes!
After coloring my panels, I adhered them together with foam tape, creating a diorama-effect. I love the additional depth the foam tape gives to the scene. It really enhances the dimension I tried to incorporate into the coloring.
I kept the rest of the card pretty simple and added a die cut sentiment with the new Folksy Hello script die from Memory Box, along with a few die cut butterflies. To make the butterflies, I used the Simon Says Stamp and Memory Box Flickering Butterflies die and cut them from a piece of watercolor paper I had added some yellow watercolor onto.
I hope you will check out the video at the top of this post to see how this card came together! Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting me today. I’ve got lots more tutorials coming up this week, so stay tuned for more creative ideas!