Have you ever tried Faux Watercoloring?

By | October 4, 2016

Hi there, hope you are having a good week. This past weekend I spent a few hours watching some You Tube craft videos to learn some new techniques, one was a video by Dena Rekow called Faux Watercoloring. Thought I would share with you today the card I made trying this technique.

Watercoloring can be scary for some people and I’m here to show you if can be fun, the key is not to overthink it. For this technique, using Watercolor paper, you stamp your image then use your Aqua Painter filled with water to color the image using just the ink from when you stamped the image. If you decide the color is not deep enough just add a little ink from your ink pad with your Aqua Painter.  For my card I chose the Falling Flowers Stamp set and used Rich Razzleberry for the large flower, Crushed Curry for the smaller flower and Old Olive for the leaves.  The greeting is from the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp set and stamped with Basic Black Archival Ink, linen thread finishes it off.  Hope you give this technique a try!


If you would like to try making your own Faux Watercolor cards, all supplies are listed below with a link to my online store. Everyone who orders receives a handmade card and small gift from me as a thank you.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week – Craft On!