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My summer garden inspired the big floral explosion on this card. Kerry Engel - Art impressions - Creative Scrapbooker MagazineThis was the first time I’ve used these watercolor stamps by Art Impressions. It was very addictive. Watching the bouquets come to life is magical.  Art Impressions - Creative Scrapbooker MagazineCreating depth with a mask.
To create the row of stamped pots I made a mask out of the pot and used it to create depth. The first pot I stamped was the third on from the left. After I stamped the middle pot I laid down the mask on top of it and then stamped a pot to the left, overlapping the image a bit. Then I put the mask down on that second pot and stamped the far left, over lapping again.  The pot on the far right was stamped last. Kerry Engel - Creative Scrapbooker Magazine - Art ImpressionsBuild a bouquet.
Using the Art Impressions foliage and flower sets I created the bouquets inside my pots. Layering the branches and stamping each one at least 2 times helps to create depth.
I water colour the blue background and base with watered down marker. I do this by rubbing the marker on a piece of acetate and using a brush I water down the marker colour and then paint around the pots.

Add a 3D Pot
To make the 3 dimensional pot I stamped a pot on watercolor paper and fussy cut it out.

Add Foliage
I laid collared three different markers colours on my watercolor paper and activated it with water. Using the sizzle dies I cut out branches to fill my pot. The pot and branches are raised up off the page with 3D Foam  Circles.Kerry Engel - Creative Scrapbooker Magazine - Art Impressions

To finish off the card I added dots with Ranger Enamel dots and and sticker from Echo Park’s Spring collection.

Happy gardening everyone, in your yard or in your craft room!

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Kerry Engel

Kerry is a MORNING crafter! Every morning before she heads off to work she takes some time in her craft room. Once or twice a week she shares what she has been working on,  within the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Instagram Stories. Be sure to follow us on Instagram so you won’t miss what is cooking at Kerry’s house! CLICK HERE Hold it, read it, love it and Subscribe now to Creative Scrapbooker Magazine


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