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Oh Christmas Tree: Day 3 with Jill

December 3, 2014

This week our designers have the same stamp out on their craft tables, 40-344 Oh Christmas Tree. Join us each day as we share unique ways to use this elegant holiday image.

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Jill has used our featured stamp to add elegant background stamping to her watercolored panel.

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Join her has she shares her creative process, step-by-step, in today’s PB&J video:

Watch directly on YouTube in HD HERE.

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And just for fun, here’s a look at this background stamping on a non-holiday card. Isn’t it great when you can get double duty from your stamps?

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. Dianne Crowe permalink
    December 3, 2014 3:29 am

    Love to see your work, always pretty.

  2. mjmarmo permalink
    December 3, 2014 4:25 am

    Loving this tree!

  3. knurse22 permalink
    December 3, 2014 5:07 am

    Gorgeous card, and I really enjoyed watching your watercoloring techniques!

  4. Susan Roberts permalink
    December 3, 2014 6:20 am

    Beautiful poinsettia card. The tree stamp is very versatile.

  5. judka permalink
    December 3, 2014 6:30 am

    How awesome to use Oh Christmas Tree for the background! Beautiful card; love the video showing us your amazing watercoloring!

  6. Donna Whitten permalink
    December 3, 2014 7:44 am

    Beautiful cards and great ideas!

  7. Pat Webb permalink
    December 3, 2014 11:12 am

    Which Spellbinders Labels Die did you use? Will written instructions be posted somewhere? I’ll forget video as time goes by. Love the techniques!

    Thank you,

    Pat Webb

    • jillianfoster82 permalink*
      December 3, 2014 11:28 am

      Hi Pat, Thanks so much for watching! I am sooo sorry but I do not have the name for the labels die. I apologize! Written instructions are not posted for cards that include a video tutorial at this time but we appreciate your input and will take that into consideration for future videos. Happy Stamping!

  8. bdengler4 permalink
    December 3, 2014 11:46 am

    Wow, wow, wow! You are so talented, Jill! Gorgeous card!

  9. December 3, 2014 12:04 pm

    Uniquely beautiful, as always, Jill!

  10. barbara lassiter permalink
    December 3, 2014 1:04 pm

    These are so gorgeous and I love watching you paint. It’s like taking a mini class. Thanks for sharing your talent and your “fearlessness in applying watercolor” is inspiring. 🙂

  11. December 3, 2014 7:31 pm

    Jill as always just lovely, fun to watch. How do you select the water color brand you decide to use? Also you stamped with Staz on is this the best to use when watercoloring?
    I do believe the spellbinder die is labels 5. I have that one and love it never thought of using the way shown, I love it. What are your card dimensions? Thank you.

    • jillianfoster82 permalink*
      December 4, 2014 8:19 am

      Thanks so much for your feedback, Jan! My choice of watercolors varies depending on the intensity of color I would like to achieve and the detail of the image I am coloring (watercolor pencils and markers for more detailed images, “pan” style watercolors for a lighter/looser effect). I often combine/mix and match different types of watercolors, too. Any type of bleed-proof/waterproof ink works for stamping and watercoloring–StazOn is great and I also like Ranger Archival inks. Stamping in VersaFine ink and then embossing with clear powder is another alternative. I no longer have this card so I can’t give you the exact dimensions (sorry!) but I believe it was pretty close to a standard A2 size card (4.25 inches x 5.5 inches). Happy Stamping!

      • December 8, 2014 5:13 pm

        Thank you Jill, I just love the watercolors and you can probably tell I am checking them out in the stores (the 2 you have mentioned using) so good to know their is difference in how they work. 🙂 I just want to get a good one.

  12. Maria permalink
    December 4, 2014 8:33 am

    Splendid card,this tree stamp is so versatile.
    Like the tutorial. Thank you for sharing

  13. December 8, 2014 12:59 pm

    Love the way you used the tree stamp. Your water colouring is gorgeous. Hugz

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