My Matryoshka Stamp Set How to Use Blender Pens for Basic Watercoloring

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Matryoshka dolls…I am always drawn to these gorgeous dolls whenever I see them, however, I do not own any myself!  So, when Stampin' Up came out with the My Matryoshka stamp set, I knew I would own it!

 

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This is a great little set for some fun cards and just the right mix of stamping and watercoloring for a fast card, and for $11.95 for the clear mount version, you can't beat the price! 

If you purchase the My Matryoshka Stamp Set for Clear Mount, I recommend Blocks B (117147 $5.95), C 118486 $6.95) and G (118489 $4.50).

 

 

Watercoloring with Stampin' Up's Blender Pens– Tips:

  • with your blender pen, don't color over the same spot too much, or your cardstock will start to pill up.
  • dip your blender pen tip gently into the color pallette.  If you get too much ink on your tip, it will take a long time of scribbling on scratch paper to get that tip clean!
  • scribble off gently!  I made the mistake of being pretty rough on my blender pens at first and had to get a second set quickly!

Supplies:

  • My Matryoshka stamp set  CM- 118583 $14.95, WM- 115213 $11.95
  • 115659 Crushed Curry Ink pad $5.95
  • 115319 Crushed Curry Cardstock $5.50 (24 sheets)
  • 115614 Crushed Curry Polka Dot Ribbon $9.95
  • 115655 Bermuda Bay Ink Pad $5.95
  • 115317 Bermuda Bay Cardstock $5.50  (24 sheets)
  • 104315 Basic Brown Ink Pad (waterproof) $5.95
  • 115656 Melon Mambo Ink Pad $5.95
  • 105217 Certainly Celery Ink Pad$5.95
  • 100037 Blush Blossom Stampin' Write Marker $3.25
  • 102835 Confetti Cream Cardstock $9.50 (40 sheets)
  • 107590 Designer Label Punch $15.95
  • 108360 Craft and Paper Scissors (my favorite for cutting ribbon-stays nice and sharp!) $29.95
  • 102845 Blender Pens 3 for $9.95
  • 103683 Glue Dots $4.95
  • 112454 Hodgepodge Hardware Styled Vanilla $29.95 (100 holders, fancy brads and ribbon slides and 100 -3/16″ brads!!)
  • 118401 Welcome Neighbors Designer Series Paper Pad – FREE with a $50 purchase!

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