People often ask me what the difference is between Stampin' Write Markers and Stampin' Blends. The simple answer is that Stampin' Write Markers are water-based markers and Stampin' Blends are alcohol markers, but that doesn't really tell you what you want to know. So, today I'm comparing coloring with these two types of markers.
Last Thursday, I shared this unique pointillism coloring technique. If you missed it, go back and check out that post to learn exactly how to do it or watch the video. I just couldn't stop the dots! Here is another card design featuring the To a Wild Rose stamp set and the 'Tis the Season 6" x 6" patterned paper. So, on y go! Let's get stamping.
Putting this Beautiful Card Design Together
to start, I swiped my Cherry Cobbler ink pad along the edges of my cardstock and patterned paper to created a slightly distressed edge.
I stamped the images using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. Then, I used the pointillism coloring technique to color the rose using the Poppy Parade and Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. For the leaves, I used Granny Apple Green and Old Olive alcohol markers. I love the way this technique really shows up on the larger flower image!
I grabbed a greeting from the All Things Fabulous stamp set, embossed it with white embossing powder on a strip of Basic Black cardstock. I trimmed the silver edge from a piece of Silver Metallic Ribbon and pulled the fine silver threads to add behind the rose by twisting them in a circle and taping them with a little piece of tape. A few rhinestone basic jewels finished the card with a little sparkle!
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