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Throwback Tuesday: I love our Watercolor Pencils!

Today's Throwback Tuesday post is quite literally a throwback to one of my very most favorite cards I made last year.  I thought it might be fun to dig this out and share with all of you one of my first cards I made with our Watercolor Pencils.  (Actually, thinking back on it, I believe this was the very first time I used our Watercolor Pencils!)

Eeek!  Here it is!


Would you look at that bright, colorful pink background!?  Yep, that was the Melon Mambo Watercolor Pencil and I used the Aqua Painter to get the watercolor effect.  I used last year's Love Notes Framelits (now retired) to make my envelop and hearts.  The "love" sentiment is from the Sunshine Wishes Framelits (not retired!) and it was so perfect! 

I made this card for my husband last year.  While the colors aren't exactly "masculine", he loved it anyway and clearly, took good care of my card---and thankfully so, as I can share it with you today!

If you haven't tried out Stampin' Up!'s watercolor pencils, you really need to!  They are so much fun!  In fact, I invite you to attend my Interactive Card Class on Sunday, so you can get to play with them!  Click Here to register! 

Hope you enjoyed a peek at a card from last year's stash and I hope to see you around soon!


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