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Whimsical Watercolour Floral Trims A2 Card Tutorial

Thank you for joining me for this Whimsical Watercolour Floral Trims A2 Card Tutorial. Let's jump right in.

I started by trimming my black matte to 1/8th of an inch smaller than my A2 base and my watercolour cardstock to 1/4 of an inch smaller than the base, I stamped the Floral Trims stamp on my watercolour cardstock in a water-safe ink. Next, I ink-smooched five different colours of Distress Oxide inks in Worn Lipstick, Wilted Violet, Squeezed Lemonade, Broken China and Cracked Pistachio, I dried my watercolour paper between each layer of ink for a beautiful layer look.

To enhance the colours on top of the flowers I used the same five colours of Distress ink mini's and painted them on top of each area following the colours I had in the background from the Oxide inks. To help those same flowers stand out from the background I used my N3 Copic marker and went around the floral images. Then I stamped a sentiment in the lower right corner and adhered the layers together.

For some final touches, I added some clear glitter pen and white highlights on top of the coloured flowers and brought in some of my favourite sequins to finish off the card. I am pretty happy with how this turned out.

Thank you so much for taking this quick look at my Whimsical Watercolour Floral Trims A2 Card Tutorial. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!

In side news, I opened my Etsy shop!! I have a discount code if anyone wants to order some of my Chunky Floral Alphabet stickers or anything else fun in my shop!! The Code is THANKYOU10 I hope you will give my shop a look and let me know what you think of the stickers!!


Tim Holtz Floral Trims Stamp set

Tim Holtz Noteworthy Stamp Set

White 110lb Cardstock (Base)

Black Cardstock

Distress Watercolour Cardstock


Tim Holtz Glass media mat

Tim Holtz paper trimmer

Wilted Violet Distress Oxide ink

Broken China Distress Oxide Ink

Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Ink

Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink

Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink

Distress Sprayer

Ranger Heat Tool

Tim Holtz Media Surface Mat

Wilted Violet Distress Ink Mini

Broken China Distress Ink Mini

Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink Mini

Worn Lipstick Distress Ink Mini

Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink Mini

Mini tin

Nuvo Deluxe Glue

Versafine Onyx Black ink

N3 Copic Marker

White gel pen

Grey Reverse Tweezers

Spectrum Noir Clear Crystal Glitter Pen

Studio Katia Embellishment Wand

Studio Katia Embellishment Tray

Studio Katia Vanilla Luster Fusion Sequins

Tim Holtz Detail Water Brush

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