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How to make a beautiful watercolor background on your cards

Mother's Day will be here before you know it and I have a great idea for you to try. I am going to show you how to create a beautiful watercolor background for a Mother's Day card. This idea will also work well for birthdays, friendship and anniversary cards. 
Here's what you need to make this beautiful watercolor background. If you want to order any of these products from me, click on the photo of the product to head over to my online store. 

1. Fluid 100 Watercolor paper:

Fluid 100 Watercolor paper

Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper is a thick paper designed especially for watercoloring. Cold-pressed, archival cotton paper. Natural white color with subtle texture. 10 sheets in a pack.
2. Water Painters:
Water Painters
You get 3 Water Painters in one pack: 1 fine tip, 1 medium tip, 1 large flat brush tip. 
3. Forever Flourishing dies: 
Forever Flourishing dies
4. Pierced Blooms dies: 
Pierced Blooms dies
5. Timeless Tulips stamp set - love the phrases in this set, don't you?
Timeless Tulips #153793

Here's my card:

Timeless Tulips Mother's Day card

Here's what you need to make my card. And don't miss my video tutorial below! 

Stamp Set: Timeless Tulips

Ink: Rococo Rose, Blushing Bride

Paper and cutting dimensions:
        Mint Macaron: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"; two pieces 3" x 1 1/4"
        Just Jade: two pieces 3" x 1 1/4"
        Fluid 100 Watercolor paper: 4" x 5 1/4"
        Blushing Bride: 2 1/4" x 1 3/4"; 1 1/2" x 1"
        Rococo Rose: 1 1/2" x 1"

Misc: Forever Flourishing dies (152714); Pierced Blooms dies (154312); Water Painters (151298); Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine (149653), Fluid 100 Watercolor paper (149612); Pearls Basic Jewels (144219)

Here's my video - thanks for watching. 

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