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Simple Watercolor Card: Learn This Technique For Easy Card Making

A beautiful and simple watercolor card can be easily made with a water painter & Stampin’ Up! ink pads. This technique is easy and I am sure you can follow along with this step-by-step video tutorial.

To get started with your simple watercolor card you only need a stamp, ink, and a water painter or water brush. You will be looking for different stamps to try this simple technique on. I promise this is an easy card!


Simple Watercolor Card | Video Tutorial

💥 Ready to make your own simple watercolor card? What stamp set would you use? Let me know- I can’t wait to read your thoughts!

Watercolor cards can be a bit addicting as you try different stamps to see which you like best. You’ll want an ‘open image’ type stamp, but one with a lot of detail so that there is a lot of room to move around as you are watercoloring.

Do you like this stamp set? The Flowering Rainboots is such a fun stamp set and you can create so many different cards with it. Make sure to check out my 10 card tutorial using this stamp set. You will see all 10 cards in the video, then scroll down for details on how to get this card-making tutorial.

Simple Watercolor Card Details

Want to make the same card that I did? Here is everything you need to know:

Card Recipe (Measurements)
  • Smoky Slate Card Base: 11″ x 4 1/4″
  • Watercolor Paper: 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″
  • Flowering Fields DSP: 3″ x 5 1/2″
  • Basic Black: 2 5/8″ x 4 5/8″
  • Scraps: Basic Black

For the complete list of supplies that I used, click the button below.


I used a water brush because it’s so easy to use with the water right in the barrel. You could use a small paintbrush to dip into a small container of water if you prefer.

10 Card Tutorials Using Flowering Rain Boots Stamp Set

Want MORE card ideas with this stamp set? Check out the Flowering Rain Boots Tutorial Collection. There are step-by-step instructions for the simple watercolor card I made in today’s video, plus 9 others – for 10 total card tutorials!


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Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you were inspired and enjoyed the project. If you have any questions about today’s post or project, make sure to leave me a comment. I’d love to hear from you.


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9 thoughts on “Simple Watercolor Card: Learn This Technique For Easy Card Making”

  1. I really enjoy your videos, Jackie! My water pens just came in a few days ago, so this was the perfect video to watch to get me started!

  2. Loved the quick and easy watercolor cards and you made it so that I will be trying this method soon. Thanks so much for all the information.

  3. Absolutely gorgeous cards & wonderfully creative usage and techniques! Thank you very much for your videos. So inspirational! 😎 love these flowering rain boots stamps & paper ❤️


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