Daydream Watercoloured Flowers -Video

Penny Black has a new release called ‘Daydream’ and it’s filled with spring goodness. I guess many of us start daydreaming about spring in February. The stamp featured in my card today is called ‘daydream’ and I’ve paired it up with a new die, ‘thanks & hello’.

I’m enjoying working with the Karin brushmarkers both for watercolouring line images and for inking stamps. In today’s video I ink the stamp with four markers but my technique is slightly different to my usual method and involves some ‘water stamping’

In the video below you can see why the juicy Karin markers are perfect for this technique. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, a little ink goes a long way. I’m looking forward to trying this technique again on a different stamp with even less ink for a paler more subtle look.

I chose to keep the panel simple on a white background but you could add a pale wash before starting or do some second generation stamping for background flowers. Maybe I’ll try that next.

This blue which has a hint of purple is my favourite blue. It reminds me of cornflowers which featured in my bridal bouquet and was the colour of my bridesmaid’s skirts.


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7 Comments on “Daydream Watercoloured Flowers -Video”

  1. Carol Celeste says:

    Gorgeous, as always. I love your techniques, and thanks for the video.

  2. Leslie says:

    Beautiful! Your videos are so good! I’m going to try this with a poppies background stamp I have! 😉

  3. Jan Castle says:

    Oh Soooooooo Pretty! TFS!

  4. Lieve S says:

    Beautiful card ! The flowers (and the colour you gave them) make me think of “forget-me-not-flowers”.
    Thanks for the very clear video with great tips !
    Warm greetings from Belgium.

  5. Nancy Littrell says:

    Gorgeous cornflower blue for your beautifully watercolored Spring flowers, Heather. TFS the video too. We have a few daffodils, blue violets and pulmenarias in bloom. Spring is just around the corner in SW Oregon:-) No snow just rain, which is great! Hugs…Nancy

  6. […] created with the Penny Black ‘daydream‘ stamp before but you might not recognise it as the same stamp used on today’s card. […]

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