5 Cards, 1 Kit | MFT Flowers in Bloom | Tips for Photographing Cards

Hello and welcome!! I love it when card kits include art mediums. MFT’s June kit included Color Burst watercolors. This is a medium I never tried before. I had heard of it, but it didn’t interest me. It took a card kit to get me to try them. I had a lot of fun working with these powdered watercolors, and it was mesmerizing to watch them burst into life when mixed with water. The speckled effects you can get with these are gorgeous and unique.

The kit also included some watercolor paper by Ken Oliver. I loved the bright whiteness of it. It reminded me of the Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card Stock. It was fun to try, but I’ll stick with my Arches watercolor paper which can take on a lot more water than the Ken Oliver paper.

I used many different techniques to create these these cards, but my favorite is the metallic watercolors on black card stock card. This floral stamp set lent itself perfectly for this technique. I love a large floral stamp sets like this one.

At the end of my video, I included a new product I use to take pictures of my cards on. I also show you how I take pictures of my cards for my blog, Instagram and Facebook.

Thank you for stopping by! Links to the products I used are listed below. The MFT June kit is sold out; however, I have links to all the products from the kit which you can buy separately.

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Card #1: Dappled Color Burst Flowers Card

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Card #2: Speckled Background Card

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Card #3: Colored Pencils on Kraft Card

Polychromos pencils: Light Magenta 119, Fuchsia 123, Magenta 133, Light Yellow Glaze 104, Dark Cadmium Orange 115, Burnt Siena 283

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Card #4: Metallic Watercolors on Black Card Stock Card

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Card #5: Partial Die Cutting Watercolor Card

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You can watch my process video below or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Supply Links:

Olive & Oak Styling Mats:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/662738170/styling-board-linen-double-sided?ref=hp_rv-1&frs=1

Flowers in Bloom Stamp:

Flowers in Bloom

Flowers in Bloom Die:

Flowers in Bloom Die-namics

Black Licorice Card Stock:

Black Licorice Prestige Card Stock

Coral Crush Card Stock:

Coral Crush Prestige Card Stock

Tropical Teal Card Stock:

Tropical Teal Prestige Card Stock

Jellybean Green Card Stock:

Jellybean Green Card Stock

Color Burst Watercolors:

Flower Fresh Color Burst Trio

Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper:

Misti Stamp Positioner:

Mini Misti:

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink:

Black Velvet Watercolor Brushes:

Rectangle Deckle Dies:

Cutter Bee Scissors:

Hero Arts Embossing Ink:
AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink

Embossing Bag:

Embossing Bag Plate:

Sixxiz Die Cutting Machine:

White Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Ranger-Embossing-Powder-WHITE-EPJ36685-64862?currency=USD

Antique Gold Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-EMBOSSING-POWDER-ANTIQUE-GOLD-Ultrafine-Fine-Detail-AGoldEP6-AGOLDEP6?currency=USD

Polychromos Colored Pencils:

Gem Colors Watercolors:

Prima Watercolors:

Banner Die:
Folded Fishtail Banner Die-namics

Liquid Glue:

Dot Runner:

Dot Runner Refill:

Craft Mat:

Metallic Washi Tape:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock:

Paper Score Board:

Bone Folder:

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