How to create a floral spray for #FABFRI118

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How to Create a Floral Spray for Cardmaking

For today’s project, I am adding simple watercolor and a floral arrangement to a card design. This week at the Fab Friday Stampin Challenge, they have created a fantastic color challenge to follow along in making your handmade card. Be sure to go over to the page and check out all of the Design Team’s cards this week and if you are up to a challenge…. add a photo of your card as well!


Paisleys & Posies stamp set

how to create a floral spray on a handmade card by Jenny Hall at   


Design Details

Simple Watercolor for Cardmaking

It’s not as hard as it’s thought to be to add simple watercolor for cardmaking. Working with regular Classic Stampin’ Pads in Stampin’ Up!’s beautiful array of colors can make things easy and convenient. Starting with watercolor paper, pick up color from a standard stamp pad and dab it to the paper. Add water as needed and allow the ink a few minutes to dry between applications. An Aquapainter is a perfect tool to get things moving.


How to Create a Floral Spray in Cardmaking

Having a design in mind before starting a project can make things easy to imagine being competed. I was taught many years ago, that design in florals is all about one shape: the triangle. Work in threes, from many perspectives and success is just around the corner. This project has 3 colors, the spray has 3 points to the shape of the arrangements, there are 3 basic layers on the card design. The three’s ability to create design is amazing! I’d like to hear how you choose your design, by method?



how to create a floral spray on a handmade card by Jenny Hall at     how to create a floral spray on a handmade card by Jenny Hall at



Paisleys & Posies stamp set is available in my online store



measurements for this project

Thick Whisper White card base: 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″
Watercolor card stock layer: 4 1/4″ x 2 1/4″
Vellum card stock panel: 5″ x 2″ (to fold around the watercolor panel)
Whisper White card stock scraps to stamp and die cut




how to create a floral spray on a handmade card by Jenny Hall at


Here is a list of supplies I used to make this card project. Links are here that you can click to get product info and purchase items, at no additional cost to you, as well. Thank you for your support with your purchase 🙂



Having more ways to create a focal point on your project can make a project work for you. Simple watercolor is fun and easy and applies a piece of yourself to your project. Thanks for stopping by today.

-Jenny Hall

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  1. This is STUNNING – I think this is my fave card ever with Paisleys & Posies – so much pop with our colors, and you’ve arranged everything so elegantly! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

    • Hi, Margaret! As described in my Blog post for this card, I work in 3’s for a design. Then arrange the 3’s in a triangle until I like what I see. Not complicated, it’s a general design concept and is followed by many who make floral arrangements 🙂 I will recreate this card on a Facebook live, how about that? Thanks for stopping by!

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