Simon Says Stamp May Card Kit | Watercolored Inspiration Cards

Hello there, so  I got my May Simon Says Stamp Card kit and I was having alove hate relationship with it. I loved the new sequins and the Pink Fresh Studio Inspirational Stickers but just wasn’t feeling the stamps this time.  I think they are cute and great for doing a set of small lunchbox notes but I just couldnt get into the plaid either.  On top of that there were already a large number of ideas for the kit and it seemed as though everyone got theirs sooner than me…:-(  so how was I going to come up with something fresh for you all?

Three inspirational Watercolor cards 4x4"
Three inspirational Watercolor cards 4×4″

Well the answer lay in those Inspirational stickers.  Now usually I am drawn in by the stamps and love stamping but I am currently also taking an online card classes watercolor class and am LOVING it and there were watercolor splashes onthe inspirational quotes! So I scrapped my plan to do a paper pieced overlay of the stamped images and got painting!   What you see above is the result, and the video below shows how I did  the watercolor washes as well as played with all of the different elements to get an arty little card that could also be framed for a desktop or wall.  Lemonade from Lemons!

I ordered some new stamps and will be back soon with a special project using some of those.  Enjoy the process, and as usual the supplies I used are listed below the video. Cheers.  Lee Ann


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