Saturday, November 28, 2015

Close To My Heart Watercolors

A few weeks ago a group of ladies and I created this adorable card.

To create this fun and wonderful card you would use the Zoe Paper Packet, the Pomegranate Cardstock and the Grey Enamel Gems.  It's such a clever and easy project to take on even during the busy holiday season.

Some of the tools that you'd need to create this project are as follows.

My Acrylix XOXO
My Acrylix Doodled Designs
Black Exclusive Inks Pad
Whisper Exclusive Inks Pad
Watercolor Paints
Paintbrush Set
Thin 3-D Foam Tape
1" x 1" My Acrylix Block
2" x 2" My Acrylix Block
3" x 3" My Acrylix Block

It is always easiest when you do some prep work ahead of putting your final project together.  By simply precutting all of the paper.  Here are some dimensions that can help.

Card Base - 6" x 3" White Daisy Cardstock
A - 3" x 3" Pomegranate Cardstock
B - 2¾" x 2¾" Grid B&T Paper
C - 2½" x 2½" White Daisy Cardstock

Once all the paper is cut simply follow these easy steps.

Fold the White Daisy Cardstock in half
Attach the Pomegranate Cardstock to the card base
Attach the Grid B&T Paper to the center of card
Using Whisper ink, stamp doodled circle on C, trim around edges to create a circle, and color with blue watercolor paint
as desired
Stamp black ink, “hugs and kisses” within
stamped circle and accent with heart and dots images
Attach the White Daisy Cardstock to center of card, using 3-D foam tape
Add the grey enamel gems where you desire

Hooray, now you are all done!

Watercolors and their versatility

There are 36 beautifully strong pigmented watercolor paints. Watercolors always remain so very bright and vibrant when painting. Each swipe of your brush takes you into a complete and totally different world of colors and emotion, each being spread across your canvas. 

One of the biggest trends today in paper crafting with crazy vibrant watercolor paint. They are just about perfect for any and everything. Whether it's being brushed onto a canvas or dripped onto a card. Homemade items or even a family scrapbook. Watercolors set's just the right amount of brightness and emotion to everything. 

Whether you're going for strong and loud or soft and mellow, there is always a way to get that perfect look with watercolors.

Watercolor paints are simple to use no matter what the task is, unlike other paints watercolor doesn't need to be layered onto your canvas. One swipe with your brush is all it takes with the highly pigmented colors. 

Now we're going to jump right into the best watercolor brands on the market. The brand 'Close To My Heart' watercolor paints and paint brushes are so affordable that anybody whose ready to get their paint on can get to it right away.  

'Close to My Heart' watercolor paints and paint brushes are amazing quality allowing you to use them over and over again without breaking, drying out, or shedding.

Watercolor Paints

Watercolor paints have an endless array of colors so there are many choices. If you look at the palette below you can get an idea of what colors are available.

The pigments are so vibrant and they'll add a dimension to your artwork beyond your expectations.  It takes working with it directly to see how much it can add to any project that you desire.  This is reasonably priced at $11.95 and that is a great deal to add the pigments to a project to bring it to the next level.

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