PTI Make It Monday # 252 Gradient Watercolor Die Cuts

Hello! Today I created a card for PTI Make It Monday # 252 Gradient Watercolor Die Cuts.

In the video, Dawn used Zig watercolor brush pens to create a watercolor background and die cut it. I don’t have many of the Zigs so I decided to use my Zig Kuretake watercolor set because I have more color selection.

I painted a sheet of watercolor with several shades of blue.

I heat set it and then decided to add some gold watercolor from the Zig Starry Colors 6 piece kit. You can see the shimmer some in this picture. It really is quite beautiful in person.

I die cut it with the Papertreyink Waves Cover Plate and used Enchanted Evening cardstock for my card base.

I added 5 of the die cuts back instead of adding them all.

Next I die cut “Thinking of you” from Paper Clippings Thinking of You die and cut out the words from the frame.

Here is the final product:

This went pretty quickly but it packed a lot of punch using the gradient technique.

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  1. Cindy Boney

    Love those waves!! Great watercolor effect…it makes it look as though the waves are dancing! Fantastic card!!

  2. Marcia HIll

    Absolutely beautiful…love it!! Your gradient waves really do pack a punch…such beautiful color/shades of blue! Fabulous card!! :0)

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