3 Watercolor Backgrounds Created With Whimsical Herringbone Stamp Set

by Aga

Hello, everyone! It's Aga here today with three cards created with Whimsical Herringbone Stamp Set. This set includes a great hand-drawn herringbone patter, and it’s perfect to add a unique sketchy background design to your projects.

Card 1

For my first card, I wanted to create a light, airy background so I stamped my pattern with Embossing Ink onto watercolor paper and heat embossed with Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder. Next, I used Watercolor 36 Pan Set to watercolor over creating background.

To finish my card, I added some embellishments: a piece of Antique Engravings Cover Die cut out of white cardstock along with leaves from Leaf Clusters Stamp & Die Bundle stamped with Olive Crisp Dye Ink. The last step was to add my sentiment in black.

Card 2

For my second, I again created a background using Embossing Ink and Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder on watercolor paper. This time, I used different shades of blue and green inks to create my background.

To finish my card, I added floral embellishments from Enjoy the Ride – Bouquet Builder Ephemera pack, and I combined it with a sentiment from Thank You Builder Stamp Set.

Card 3

For my last card, I stamped the Whimsical Herringbone pattern with black and heat embossed with Crystal Clear Crisp Embossing Powder for a nice, shiny effect. Next, I used watercolors to create a colorful rainbow background.

My last step was to add the Thank You sentiment created with Fine Alphabet Die Set and black cardstock.

I hope you enjoyed these examples and you found some inspiration today.
Thank you for stopping by!

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Cindy C. March 13, 2021 - 10:06

They are look so amazing!!

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barbara lassiter March 13, 2021 - 10:43

All three of these are stunning and I’m going to use this inspiration to create some cards of my own. Thank you!

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Karen Hale March 13, 2021 - 10:44

Aga, I would’ve passed by this Herringbone stamp if not for your gorgeous cards. Now it’s at the top of my wish list. Thank you for the inspiration!

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Martha March 13, 2021 - 14:05

LOVE these cards, Aga!
Your work is amazing.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Martha :)

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Denise Bryant March 13, 2021 - 14:51

I love this stamp design! Awesome cards!

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Maureen Reiss March 13, 2021 - 20:51

Really Fun and Beautiful cards!!!

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Marisela Delgado March 13, 2021 - 21:26

Absolutely gorgeous! So beautiful. 💜

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Cindy Medici March 14, 2021 - 07:54

So pretty! I am inspired to get out my watercolors!

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Patricia Wilson March 14, 2021 - 08:44

Interesting cards with this background and loved the watercoloring. Still learning that technique. Especially liked the pink card. So pretty with the colors and elements used.

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Maureen Chandler March 14, 2021 - 08:53

These cards are lovely – very creative ideas! Thank you so much for the inspiration!!!

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Veronique March 23, 2021 - 04:34

It’s a lovely background stamp!! Also the 3 cards so beautiful !!!

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Kristine Boydstun April 9, 2021 - 00:29

Gorgeous cards!

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