These Watercolor Floral Cards Are SUPER EASY and Beginner-Friendly! (Creativity Unlocked feat. Garden Bouquet Set)

by Aga

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Hello, everyone! It’s Aga here and today I'm sharing two CAS watercolor floral cards created with the new Garden Bouquet Stamp Set. This 6″ x 8″ stamp set created by the amazing Mint Gardener features a beautiful rose and eucalyptus arrangement along with some fun eucalyptus branches.

Watercolor Floral Cards

*Please note that this set will be available in the Altenew store on June 20, 2024. Set your alarm so you'll get reminded when it's finally available for purchase. Meanwhile, enjoy this special sneak peek!

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Beginner-Friendly Watercolor Floral Cards

The size of the floral arrangement is perfect for creating full sized handmade cards, scrapbook layouts, journal pages, and even DIY illustrations that are ready to be framed! By cropping the main image in different ways you can make multiple unique watercolor floral cards and that’s what I’ve done for today’s projects.

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How to Create two CAS Watercolor Floral Cards with Garden Bouquet Set

I started by stamping my floral bouquet with Obsidian Pigment Ink onto watercolor paper from Watercolor Paper Pad (9″x12″) – Cold Pressed.

The rich black color dries quickly and does not fade. It is waterproof and works beautifully with watercolor and other water-based mediums.

The watercolor paper has excellent texture, gorgeous pigment absorption and it’s heavyweight so won’t buckle when it’s wet.

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My next step was to add color to the stamped images. I used Watercolor Brush Markers – Spring Garden Set. I applied pigment straight from the marker and used wet brush #4 from Artists' Watercolor Brushes – Round to dilute colors with water for a softer look. I went for my favourite color combo and used here Rubellite, Autumn Blaze, Warm Sunshine, Moss and Dusk markers.

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Once everything was set and dry, I die cut it using a coordinating die and cropped the floral arrangement to create two different watercolor floral cards.

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To finish the cards off, I added Thank You sentiment to the first one.Altenew Garden Bouquet Aga 5

And With Love to the second card.

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What do you think about the new Garden Bouquet Stamp Set? Will you try watercoloring with this new set? Comment below!

Thank you for stopping by today!

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Tara C Prince June 18, 2024 - 11:12 AM

gorgeous cards

Altenew June 18, 2024 - 10:29 PM

Thanks, Tara!

bigstufe26b6054ef June 18, 2024 - 12:07 PM

Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing. Will you have a video?

Marilyn J Tye June 18, 2024 - 7:48 PM

Love these. I have been wanting to try watercolor so I will buy these!

Altenew June 18, 2024 - 10:28 PM

Yay! Can’t wait to see what you create!

Marisela Delgado June 18, 2024 - 9:39 PM

Absolutely stunning cards! I would love to see a video of you coloring these. 😍


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