Special Guest - Kelly Martin

Hey, everyone! It's Kelly and I'm finishing up my guest design projects for Whimsy Stamps. I've had so much fun creating with these beautiful products! For my final project today, I used the Peony Flower Die and a few different inks from Catherine Pooler Designs as my watercolor palette. I began by smooshing the Party Dress and Sauna inks down to my work surface and then sprayed them with water to get the color moving.

I cut out the floral pieces from watercolor paper and then laid them down into the pool of watercolor I'd created on my work surface. I moved them around in different directions to get some variation in the color, waited for them to dry a bit, and then ran them through the pool of watercolor again to get some additional layers of color. After they dried completely, I splattered some more concentrated drops of the ink on to the flowers and then set them aside.

I repeated this watercolor process with the leaves, using Grass Skirt and Eucalyptus inks. After the die cuts were dry, I arranged them on to a cut and scored 4.25 x 5.5 inch card base, using foam tape to pop up some of the parts of the flowers to give added dimension and fullness to the arrangement.

To finish off the card, I used a few stamps from the You're Too Kind stamp set to create the completed sentiment! Thank you so much for stopping by again to join me in taking a look at these cards! Happy crafting! Kelly

Peony Flower Die - Whimsy StampsYou're Too Kind Clear Stamps - Whimsy Stamps


  1. I really admire this card. Thanks for explaining what you did. I'm going to give it a try...hopefully my card will turn out as pretty as yours.

  2. How beautiful, thank you for being a great special guest Kelly :)!


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