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8th Feb

Watercolored Three-Tier Gift Box

This watercolored gift box set uses just one Spectrum Aqua Marker. An easy to make project that is sure to impress! How to watercolor the box lids First, trim two sheets of 8 1/2” x 11” Spectrum Aqua Watercolour Cardstock as shown in picture. Then apply anti-static powder to each panel, if desired. On the - Read full post [...]

31st Jan

Meet Bonnita Moaby

We are very excited to welcome a talented new member to our design team today! Get to know Bonnita Moaby (or Bonnita Doodles, as you may know her in the art world). Even from a young age Bonnita remembers spending hours colouring in or drawing. This carried on into her school years and beyond. Going - Read full post [...]

19th Jan

Masking with Stencils and Aqua Markers

Combine Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolor markers and a stencil to create the perfect custom background! Learn how in the steps below. Color the bird image Before creating the background, create the focal point image.  Stamp a bird on watercolour paper using black dye in. Cover with clear embossing powder and activate with a heat gun. - Read full post [...]

26th Dec

Coloring Directly on Stamps with Aqua Markers

This tutorial will share how color directly onto stamps using Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolor markers. This is a simple yet stunning technique. Trim a piece of watercolour card stock to 4 x 5.25.  Align stamp as to where it will be stamped on the card stock. Use a stamp position-er to stamping tool to align - Read full post [...]

22nd Dec

Festive Watercolor with Aqua Markers

Use your Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolor markers to create a cute Father Christmas image! Using the brush nib end of your Aquamarine marker brush some color directly onto his hat. Spread color it out a little with a damp paintbrush. Scribble a bit of the Slate marker onto some acetate (tip: save the packaging from - Read full post [...]

6th Dec

Watercolored Trees

Watercoloring is quick, easy, and on-trend this year! This tutorial will share how to watercolor some snowy trees with our Aqua markers. First cut a piece of watercolor card to size. Then scribble the Spectrum Noir Aqua markers onto a stamping mat or acrylic block. This card uses Moss and Navy. Stamp the tree stamp - Read full post [...]

5th Oct

Sparkle Pen & AquaBlend Pencil Techniques

Looking for new ways to use Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens and AquaBlend pencils? This tutorial that will do just that! Create a super sparkly Halloween Trick or Treat card while learning a couple different ways to use your coloring tools. Supplies are listed at the bottom of this post. 1. Die-cut card base from kraft - Read full post [...]

30th Sep

Wavy Background with Spectrum Aqua

You can’t really have too many background techniques in your arsenal. Here is one that is really fun to do, and it looks great for any occasion. Just change the colors. Use good quality watercolor paper for this technique. You work the paper a lot and make many layers and many of the cheaper papers - Read full post [...]

23rd Sep

Watercolored Background & Image

Everyone loves to create a quick and easy card. And the watercoloring trend is so fun and popular right now! I am sharing with you how I made this card with a watercolored wash background and some watercolored trees.. it’s on trend and quick to make, too! That’s a perfect combination! First I colored a - Read full post [...]

19th Sep

Layered Backgrounds using Spectrum Aqua Markers

  • Posted by: on 19th Sep 2016 at 8:00am

Spectrum Aqua markers are the perfect medium for creating stunning layered background papers for your papercrafting projects. Begin by scribbling various colors of Spectrum Aqua markers on a large acrylic block. Spritz water over the acrylic block. Take a piece of high gloss cardstock, lay shiny side down on top of the acrylic block, carefully - Read full post [...]