And we are back…More Blossoms in Bloom. Today’s card uses the stamp to produce a watercolor. This was another experiment. So onward, Blossoms in Bloom Watercolor. This bundle is available in the 2020-2021 Annual Stampin’ Up! catalog. Get ready to place your order on June 3rd.

Here is my Blossoms in Bloom watercolor card 

faux watercolor with stamped image


MEASUREMENTS (Supplies and Links are at the end)

  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″
  • Early Espresso Cardstock: 4″ x 5-1/2″ for stitched frame layer
  • Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper

PIECES AND PARTS (use any die-cutting and embossing machine)

CREATE THE BACKGROUND: (Use the Stamparatus for large floral image and Blocks for leaves!)

  1. Ink the large floral stamp with Stampin’ Markers or daubers. I used Highland Heather, Poppy Parade, Daffodil Delight, and Balmy Blue.
  2. Paint watercolor paper with clear water.
  3. Stamp colored images.
  4. Use AquaPainter to blurry the edges.
  5. After the image is dry from first stamping TIP: Best to let dry between layers to prevent muddy colors.
    • Add another layer of color. I added Gorgeous Grape over the Highland Heather and Daffodil Delight in the center of each flower.
    • Stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green. HINT: Mist stamps with water before stamping. Blurr edges if necessary.
    • Paint in a light green background.
  6. Stamp flower centers 2x in Early Espresso ink. HINT: Rotate center 90° to get a fuller center.
  7. Die-cut panel using Stitched Rectangle dies.


  • Stamp sentiment in Early Espresso 2 times.
  • Cut out each word.


  1. Layer as shown. TIP: Watercolor paper is heavy. I suggest using liquid glue for layering.
  2. Use Dimensionals behind the sentiment words.
  3. Stamp a little flower and fussy cut. Add to card with Mini-Dimensional.
  4. Grab a Whisper White envelope and add some coordinating DSP to the envelope flap. Make sure you can run your hand across it without ‘flipping up’ any paper.
  5. Stamp your message on the inside of the card. TIP: When you use Thick Whisper White it is not necessary to have a separate panel for inside message. It is your preference.

You are going to love creating lots of Blossoms in Bloom watercolor backgrounds.

I am discovering the versatility of the Blossoms in Bloom Bundle. Buy this one and you will not be disappointed. Add it to your order today! 

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