How to Make a Watercolor Poppy With Distress Stains

Make a watercolor Poppy using Distress Stains and a Penny Black Poppy Stamp

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How to Make a Watercolor Poppy With Distress Stains
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Start with a piece of Bristol smooth Cardstock sized to fit your stamp. Mine is 5x5. Use a stamp platform if you have one.

Start with a piece of Bristol smooth Cardstock sized to fit your stamp. Mine is 5x5. Use a stamp platform if you have one.

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The misti helps make this whole card a lot easier, but can be done without.

The misti helps make this whole card a lot easier, but can be done without.

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Using distress stains gently tap onto stamp.

Using distress stains gently tap onto stamp.

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Going from lightest to darkest with your colors. For the stem and leaves I put crushed olive and then peeled paint.

Going from lightest to darkest with your colors. For the stem and leaves I put crushed olive and then peeled paint.

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Add your reds. I used candied apple as my base, with a little fired brick on top.

Add your reds. I used candied apple as my base, with a little fired brick on top.

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Use ground espresso for the center of the flower.

Use ground espresso for the center of the flower.

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Stamp!

Stamp!

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With the Misti you can stamp again if you need more color

With the Misti you can stamp again if you need more color

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Remove card from Misti, and use paintbrush and water to spread the color

Remove card from Misti, and use paintbrush and water to spread the color

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Heat dry or air dry

Heat dry or air dry

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Place back on misti

Place back on misti

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Using ground espresso distress ink, ink stamp

Using ground espresso distress ink, ink stamp

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Stamp!! This is super pretty offset as well

Stamp!! This is super pretty offset as well

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Use Micro glaze to seal your image

Use Micro glaze to seal your image

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Use vintage photo ink on the edges of the card, followed by ground espresso

Use vintage photo ink on the edges of the card, followed by ground espresso

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Spritz water onto the card

Spritz water onto the card

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I prefer the flicking method

I prefer the flicking method

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Dry with heat tool

Dry with heat tool

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Distress the edges of paper

Distress the edges of paper

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All finished!! I adhered mind to a card.

All finished!! I adhered mind to a card.

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