02 October 2018

Wine - Through the Craftroom Door, watercolour pencil

Cheers! A bottle of wine looking for some lonely cheese, my card features a digi from Sparkle n Sprinkle with Nuvo watercolour pencils on a Spellbinders embossed background.

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Putting It Together

One of my favourite mediums is watercolour pencil. It's versatile and easily compactable to carry along with me.

I used Nuvo watercolour pencils to colour the image. In the next Through the Craftroom Door magazine, I will have an article on the techniques I use with watercolour pencils. How I painted this image will be one of the samples.

I added some additional details with a Uniball Signo gel pen and found a die in my stash to fit the image.

I embossed a panel of Neenah Husk paper with a Spellbinders 3-D folder as a background. I also die cut "cheers" from mercury glass gold foiled cardstock and dry fit them all together.

I decided to accent the embossing by using a Clarity brush with Vintage Photo Distress ink. The Clarity brush can be used lightly to add a light colour to just the raised edges.

I then used a blending tool to add a bit of a darker edge on the corners.

I also used the blender to add a small bit of Rusty Hinge to the edge of the image panel.

I used a kraft cardbase and adhered the embossed background and image to it. I stacked the sentiment die on two layers of black to give it a slightly raised dimension.

Inside, I used a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp and a cheese stamp from Hero Arts. I've had that cheese in my stash for more than 2 years and this is the first time I've used it!! I've been looking for the perfect opportunity.


Outlawz Monday Greetings: Square card
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Scrapping 4 Fun: Anything Goes
Polkadoodles: Anything Goes


  1. Thank you so much for entering the Monday Greetings challenge at The Outlawz Challenges this week. This card is stunning! The sentiment inside is perfect! Looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
    Happy crafting,
    Monday Greetings DT
    Taste Of Craftiness {My Blog}

  2. Beautiful card. I love the way you color it. Thank you for playing with us at Polkadoodles anything goes Challenge, Hope to see you in our next one.

  3. Lovely coloring.
    Beautiful card.
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4fun challenges.
    Priya DT

  4. Beautiful and so delicate! Thank you for your lovely entry at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT


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