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Coloring BLISS with Mimi

March 1, 2017

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With open areas and fun details, many stamps from our newest collection, BLISS 2017, are perfect for coloring! This week our designers have created simple, one-layer stamped designs and then grabbed their favorite coloring mediums to bring them to life. If you are a coloring enthusiast, we think you will especially love these new designs, featured this week: 40-513 Burst of Blooms, 40-507 Awaken, 40-508 Gladsome, and 30-418 Stitched Flowers.

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Micheline “Mimi’s” approach to coloring BLISS gives the look of no-line watercolor to our Slapstick/Cling stamp, 40-507 Awaken.

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She began by inking her stamp with Distress Stains and ink pads, misting with water, and stamping onto watercolor paper.

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She went back and blended the colors, petal by petal, using a paintbrush and water.

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Once complete, she added color to the background.

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A few splatters and a sentiment and her gorgeous panel was finished.

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Micheline “Mimi” has a bonus for us today… two more cards using the same technique and stamp.

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Just vary the colors for a completely different look.

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Shop for today’s featured Penny Black supplies

40-507 Awaken
30-419 Happy Wishes
30-406 All Great Things

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. Holly Saveur permalink
    March 1, 2017 12:11 am

    LOVE It ALL!

  2. Clelie permalink
    March 1, 2017 12:17 am

    I love Mimi’s coloring tutorials…love her work!

  3. Mary Lehett permalink
    March 1, 2017 12:20 am

    Mimi, your card creations are stunning! Thank you for sharing your creative genius with your followers.
    Thank you PB for recognizing her talent!

  4. March 1, 2017 1:29 am

    Absolutely gorgeous!!

  5. March 1, 2017 2:48 am

    Beautiful cards !

  6. March 1, 2017 5:17 am

    TOTALLY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉

  7. Cynthia Daugherty permalink
    March 1, 2017 5:28 am

    nicely done ! 🏆

  8. BunnyD permalink
    March 1, 2017 5:32 am

    What an amazing effect! I must try this technique!

  9. mjmarmo permalink
    March 1, 2017 6:00 am

    Stunning!

  10. March 1, 2017 6:17 am

    Absolutely GORGEOUS! I love all versions!

  11. Michelle permalink
    March 1, 2017 7:35 am

    Bonjour Mimi,
    Je te félicite pour la beauté de ton travail, cela te semble naturel voir même inné!
    Bravo!
    Michelle x

  12. barbara lassiter permalink
    March 1, 2017 9:30 am

    Thank you! Thank you! These are gorgeous!

  13. Donna Whitten permalink
    March 1, 2017 12:22 pm

    Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing!

  14. March 2, 2017 5:57 am

    What is Frisket and how is it used, what is the purpose?

  15. Marisela Delgado permalink
    March 6, 2017 2:25 pm

    Absolutely beautiful cards!

  16. Tami permalink
    March 7, 2017 4:09 am

    I just wanted to take the time today to say thank you so much for Mimi’s Tutorials! I have been waiting for a very long time to see her watercoloring work and I do appreciate Mimi’s Photo Tutorials & her Video Tutorial in the previous week!! I love her work & it was so great to see her complete a project on video as well as the photo tutorials! Mimi is amazing! Thank you so much! I would also love to see a video from Birgit Edblom as I know many others would as well watercoloring with Penny Black Stamps! Or at least a photo tutorial of her steps with her favorite watercolors & paper. Again, thank you so much PB!

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