Hello and welcome to my YouTube channel and blog today. Today I’m going to share with you a card I created on Wednesday during my Facebook Live mini class. During the class I used the Stylish Christmas and the Animal Outing Stamp sets to create this card.

I want you to think of your stamps in a different way. I used the Poinsettia from Stylish Christmas to create large leaves behind my focal image. Along with the branch from Animal Outing to add smaller ones. This helped to add a tropical feel to the background. I also added some of the leaf ribbon to add texture and dimension to the card easily.

The video is a little long because I walk you through how to use your watercolor pencils correctly to add shadows and layers of color using just a few pencils. I will be posting details very soon about my Watercolor Pencil Jump Start Class where I will be teaching different techniques and ways to master your watercolor pencils like a pro. The pencils are perfect for the small amount of color we have to add to the kangaroo to create the focal image. Plus they are portable and easy to carry with you any where. Plus even more exciting is we are adding a new set of watercolor pencils starting August 1st. I introduce them in the video. So you will get a sneak peek of the new colors coming.

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I stamped the inside of the card using the “Together we make a great Pair” sentiment from Animal Outing in the center of a piece of whisper white cut to 3 3/4 x 5.  To add to the expedition feel of the card I added the branch stamped in Pool Party to match the card base on the inside of the card three different times.

As I said before this is a really easy card to put together and looks impressive. My new team members will be getting one in the mail soon. I’m going to be finishing them up today and sending them off in the post today. If you would like one all you have to do is join my team.

I would love to have you join us. You can find out more about the benefits by clicking here. Now is a great time to join because we still have a few days left with the free ink pad family promotion going on. The no obligation starter kit is $99 with free shipping and you get to pick out $125 in products plus pick a free family of ink pads bringing your total starter kit value to $198 and some change before taxes. This offer will end on July 31, 2018 so only a few days left. If you have questions you can email me here. I would love to talk to you about this fabulous offer and the wonderful benefits of being part of the Stampin’ Up! and Kinsmon Crafter’s family.

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Happy Stampin’


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