Easy Watercolor Background with Joy Clair Stamps

I love the Color by Faith Series line from Joy Clair Stamps. The stamp sets are so much fun to use in my journaling, but I also love to use them in my card making as well. I just pair the images with a basic sentiment set! If you want to see how I made my card today, be sure to watch the video tutorial down below!

This card is all about the easy watercolor background! I stamped the background with the Blossom Stamp Set first and wanted to heat emboss in black. Normally, I would use a black pigment ink and heat emboss with clear embossing powder, but I really wanted a rich black color. To achieve that nice opaque black I used a black pigment ink and black embossing powder. I like to stamp half of my panel and heat emboss the first side, then go back in and do the other half of the panel.

An easy watercolor background filled with fun cacti from the Blossom Stamp Set

To watercolor my panel I used a variety of colors from Catherine Pooler Inks, which play really well with water. The heat embossing created a well, so the color didn’t run and the water coloring was very fast! I finished off the front of the panel with a simple sentiment that I built with the Hello Sentiments Stamp Set!

I love saving longer and larger sentiments, verses or sayings for the inside of the card. I used a larger and longer saying from the Blossom stamp set to fill the inside of the card and added a few little cacti stamped with green ink for the finishing touch!

Inside of card base.

I hope you all enjoyed today’s video tutorial! If you want to see more videos like it, be sure to check out some other blog posts from me!

  1. Watercolor Striped Background
  2. Watercolor With Stencils

And if you are interested in any of the supplies I used on my card today, they’re all linked down below for your convenience! Until next time, Happy Crafting!!

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One thought on “Easy Watercolor Background with Joy Clair Stamps

  1. Love this card and loved watching you create the background as you made it look effortless but gorgeous. Thank you for sharing your talents and always inspiring me.


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