Another card using the dauber “watercolor” background technique!

Kindness Matters by Lisa Spangler for Hero Arts

Hey hey and happy Wednesday! I’m over on the Hero Arts blog today — legitimately this time. Not like yesterday when I hijacked the blog, ha!

Today I’m sharing a card I made for the Starry Nights catalog. Feels like so long ago when I made it back in March. Can’t believe June is almost here, can you? I still love this card though! And I wanted to share it here too in case you missed it.

Kindness Matters by Lisa Spangler for Hero Arts

This watercolor background technique is so easy it’s almost not even a technique. You just tap daubers on an acrylic block (or other non-porous surface), mist with water, and place white cardstock over top to pick up the color. It always makes me feel like Monet.

Kindness Matters by Lisa Spangler for Hero Arts

I like using this acrylic block since it’s card sized. Then for this card, I stamped flowers from the Night and Day Flowers set and leaves from the Flower Garden set. I didn’t think of it until afterwards but I could have mixed in some flowers from the Flower Garden set too. Next time!

Here’s another card I made with this technique — just can’t stop! Have you tried it yet? I’d love to hear!

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6 Replies to “Another card using the dauber “watercolor” background technique!”

  1. so pretty, love the blooms and the soft colors!
    ~amy~ recently posted..Neat & Tangled Release Week: Day Two

  2. LOVE!!! Just saw this over on the HA blog. Such a pretty, springtime card, Lisa! Love all the different colors you used – so fun!

  3. Love this card! Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. Love the vivid colors and how soft they still look! Gonna have to try this today myself :-)

  5. Such pretty colors. I love anything watercolor!

  6. Very pretty card. Love the softness.

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