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  • Kerry Barnett

    Watercolor technique: Mist a stamp with water and stamp directly onto a watercolored background. The stamp picks up the color and leaves a pretty white mark.

  • Damsel of Distressed Cards

    Mist a stamp with water and stamp directly onto a watercolored background. The stamp picks up the color and leaves a pretty white mark. -Try with distress inks.

  • Patty J H

    Mist a stamp with water and stamp directly onto a watercolored background. The stamp picks up the color and leaves a pretty white mark. - also has other "art journal backgrounds". http://balzerdesigns.typepad.com

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By Kailash29 at Flickr. Uses Hero Arts stamp "Leafy Vines." Slice about 1/2" off right side of card front. Stamp. Add butterfly. Stamp sentiment on inside of card so that it shows when card is closed.

Hero Arts has a nice little video with this card showing the techniques used

Edit (15.06.2012) For my English-speaking pinterest friends: Many of you have have lately requested how I have stamped the text on the card....

Eraser Spot Stamps – Eraser spot stamps are an easy way to decorate any paper goods!

Water color crayons. Shaved onto the paper with a sharpener, then sprayed with water and sandwiched between paper and ironed. I loved doing this as a kid! # Pin++ for Pinterest #

I typically start with a line drawing. I use both light/airy lines and bold lines throughout my sketch.Then I use my brush to dissolve those lines (much of the time I use a water brush), I pull pigment away and then use that pigment to shade, add contrast and bring my line drawing to life.

Use white crayon as a resist to draw on a blank page and paint over the design with watercolors

Masking and Sponging tip - can also mask off a journaling area, then stamp around it

Cleaning Stamps Clean after each use. Press on clean sheet of paper until impression is faint. Water-based ink - Gently rub with a damp paper towel or rub with alcohol-free baby wipe. scrub gently with soft-bristled toothbrush and blot dry. Permanent ink - apply a stamp-cleaning solvent.

Batik Technique by Jacqueline de Groot. Stamp in VersaMark & clear emboss. Paint over the top of the image with distress inks sprayed with water from craft mat. Let dry overnight. When dry, iron off the embossing powder.

Stamping with styrofoam.

Gesso on canvas Technique or could do gesso thru stencil onto cardboard?? Then kids could paint it to their hearts' content!