Smooshing Technique with Watercolor Paints

Stamped Watercolor Smooshed Flower

Who’s ready to learn about the Smooshing Technique with Watercolor Paints? In this week’s video, Jill shows how you can achieve this Smooshing Technique in 2 different ways. She also shows 2 ways to add a splatter effect using your Watercolor Paints as well. I love both of these looks. And together they are so … Read more Smooshing Technique with Watercolor Paints

How to Shadow Paint with Watercolor Paints

Shadow Painted Ice Cream Cone

Ready to learn how to Shadow Paint with Watercolor Paints? Today I’m sharing video 2 of our 4-part Watercolor Techniques series. Last week we learned about swashing and if you look at the card sample above, it’s used here, too. Additionally, this card uses Shadow Painting. Jill breaks down how easy this is to do … Read more How to Shadow Paint with Watercolor Paints

The Basics of Watercolor Paints

You're Beautiful Watercolor Card

Today we are going to explore the basics of watercolor paints. Just like our 4-week series on Stamping Techniques, our *NEW* 4-week series is going to focus on Watercolor Techniques. For some, watercolor paints can feel a little intimidating. But the beauty of watercolor is that it’s so organic. You’ll never get the exact same … Read more The Basics of Watercolor Paints

Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping

Tone on Tone Stamping Technique Sample

Ready to learn how to do Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping? These are the 3 techniques that we are going to explore in this week’s stamping video. It’s the final video to the 4-part series on stamping with Close To My Heart. If you’ve missed any of the other ones you can … Read more Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping

Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Today’s Happiness Never Grows Old Card is simply beautiful. It just might be impossible to create a project with this month’s Stamp of the Month and not have it turn out stunning. The Happiness Never Grows Old Stamp Set is simply gorgeous–both the images and the sentiments. Today I paired this stamp set with our … Read more Happiness Never Grows Old Card

DIY Watercolor Techiques with a Waterbrush

DIY Watercolor Techniques with a Waterbrush

Ready to learn some fun DIY watercolor techniques with a waterbrush? That’s what we’re going to do today! Last week on Close To My Heart’s blog, they did this wonderful posting about watercolor techniques and I couldn’t wait to share it with you (just so you didn’t miss out on it!) We have a special … Read more DIY Watercolor Techiques with a Waterbrush

Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

Spread some cheery happiness with this Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card! Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Summer Vibes Collection is so perfect for the season. With the bright, bold colors in the paper collection you’re sure to feel inspired to create some summer layouts and cards. Add in some of the *NEW* Summer Vibes Acrylic … Read more Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition

CTMH Little Things Handmade Card

For this week’s Social Distancing Make It Monday, I’m sharing another FREE card pattern with you. As you can see with this pattern, by simply rotating the pattern you can achieve multiple looks to your handmade card. It’s an easy trick, but perhaps one we don’t consider too often, right? I chose to use our … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition