Friday, July 3, 2015

Rainbow World with Neat and Tangled

Hi everyone!  I have another Neat and Tangled card to share with you today.  This one uses the Origami Map stamp designed by my good friend, Miriam Prantner :)  I just got some watercolor powders (Color Burst) and I thought this was the perfect stamp to use it with!  

The powders can be used directly on wet paper, but to get this look, I laid down a layer of water onto a large acrylic block (the card size one).  Then I sprayed the powders onto the block.  After the colors blended a bit (no intervention needed), I laid the paper onto the block.  It's so much fun and next time I'll try to video it.  BTW, I stamped the map after I made the colored background.  And I used Versafine ink to stamp (as a general rule, I use Versafine with water based color media like Distress Inks and watercolors).  

Thanks for stopping in and have a wonderful weekend!  And thanks to Miriam and Danielle at Neat and Tangled!!!

Much love,


  1. I had never heard of watercolor POWDER but found it online during a search. I like the richness of the colors that can be achieved.

  2. Very fun card ! I love Colorburst, Brusho and Bister for cool cards !

  3. This is so cool! I'm definitely trying these out next time we get together! Thanks so much for guesting this month!

  4. Your water colors are definitely the perfect background, JJ! Love this card!

  5. So beautiful! What an amazing rainbow of color!


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