inky paws challenge, Newtons Nook Designs

Watercolored background | Inky Paws Challenge

Why, hello there! Am I back with a third card for an Inky Paws Challenge! When was the last time that happened!

This card falls under my five min cards! I started by trimming down some water color paper to be 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Then I stamped and embossed the Spring Roundabout stamp, offset on two corners of the card front with white embossing powder.

After heat setting it, I smooshed some distress inks (shaded lilac, twisted citron and squeezed lemon) on to some scrap acetate, sprayed it with water and rubbed the watercolor paper onto it. Next time I won’t used shades of yellow and green that are so close as its hard to see the difference! I finished off the card with a sentiment from the same set embossed in gold on to a black banner cut using the banner trio die cut set.

I hope this card inspires you to create something for the Inky Paws Challenge, there’s still a day to go! Please make sure to stop by the Newton’s Nook Designs Blog for more inspiration and don’t forget to tag #NewtonsNook or #NewtonsNookDesign on Instagram to share what you created!

Happy Crafting!

5 thoughts on “Watercolored background | Inky Paws Challenge”

  1. Lovely design! The offsetting of the roundabout is a wonderful way to utilize this stamp! The watercolor technique is a fab idea! Glad you are sharing your talents with us at Inky Paws!


  2. I love the subtle background! It looks like it took a lot more than a few minutes to make; that inspires me to give it a try for sure. I never would have thought it was possible to emboss on watercolor paper, my brain keeps insisting that the paper will absorb the ink too fast to hold embossing powder. Thank you for sharing this!

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