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Cards with Twinkling H20s

Day 3 – May Arts / Creative Imaginations Blog Week!




       1.    For an A2 card cut the Paint It paper 4 x 5 ¼ and your card base 5 1/2  x 4 1/4

2.    Using the paint pen and paint the design to your liking

3.    After it dries use  your corner rounder and round all 4 corners

4.    Adhere to the card front

5.    Using the H20 paint one of the die cuts and then when dry stamp sentiment, attach to the card fron

6.    add your ribbon and any bling and you’ve got a card!



1.    Creative Imaginations Twinkling H20

2.    water paint brushes and regular brushes

3.   Creative Imaginations Paint it! Paper

4.    stamps, ink, ribbon of your choosing

5.    corner rounder

6.    Color Me Crazy flowers by Petaloo

7.    Creative Imaginations Die-cut shapes

8.    May Arts Ribbon


Blog post by: Peggy Cain


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  1. jen shears

    very pretty- love that shimmer!

  2. Sherri

    Such cheery and colorful cards Peggy.

  3. indy

    Great, colorful cards! Can’t wait to try out this technique.

  4. meme

    Great cards, the colors are so vivd and bright! I am so taken with the colors.

  5. Doris Widder

    great cards! Love the vivid colors!

  6. Kathy P

    Thanks for this great tutorial….LOVE that resist paper! Luscious colors, too!

  7. Kelley

    The cards are wonderful! I want to watch the video, but I’m sitting in a waiting room while my husband is in surgery. I don’t want any one giving me the evil eye because of the sound! 😀 I hope I can watch it tonight. Every time I see someone use the H2Os, I wonder why I don’t own them yet.

  8. Miriam Prantner

    Love how these products are used to create such bright, bold, colorful cards.

  9. Christine Dring

    Great tutorial and gorgeous cards!


    wonderfully bold colors on the card. thank you for sharing.

  11. Kim H

    wonderful cards, I love the colors you can get from these products. So bright and beautiful. thank you.

  12. Barbara Moore

    Love them! Great tips for using the H2O’s!

  13. Kristie Maynard

    I love this product, wonderful tutorial! Thanks!

  14. Addie Wyatt

    Oh what lovely cards Peggy, I want to make these myself now that I have seen your video but I am going to have to get my hands on some of the twinkling h2o’s 🙂

  15. b. poteraj

    Pretty colors. They are like Hawaiian quilts sort of…

  16. sharon gullikson

    I really like the thick black ink.

  17. natasha g.p.

    Ohhhh, pretty. Very bright and classy.

  18. Kelly Sas

    My kids always kid me about how I love all things shinny and I guess they are right because I LOVE this technique!!!

  19. jean marmo

    Just amazing!! Great video!

  20. Barb King

    I use these all the time on my cards, they are my favorites!

  21. Sue McRae

    Such wonderful shimmer on your projects!

  22. DeeDee Catron

    That sparkly effect gives me warm fuzzies inside!

  23. Nancy Peterson

    Love it!! How cool to use your excess paint to make another card! Thanks!

  24. Marcia D

    I am loving seeing how to use those twinkling H2Os, got to try thrm.

  25. Janet Sisk

    I wanna get out my H2o’s and play now! This looks SO cool! 😀

  26. Helen LeBrett

    Great cards and I love finding out how to use the twinkling h2o’s. I have some but haven’t seen how to use them till now!! Thanks!!

  27. Jingle

    Very nice!

  28. Becky D

    oh my goodness Peggy! These are gorgeous. I will watch the video later as I am supposed to be working, but wanted to comment really quickly 🙂 I need to get some of the Paint It Paper to try this out! Love the ribbon you used too!

  29. Denise Coulter

    I love how the black on the paper resisted the painting. That makes is so much easier to paint. The colors are so vivid and bright!

  30. Holly Tolman

    Wow, these are stunning!

  31. Debbie C.

    Wonderful cards and such great painting tips.
    I like the idea of clean the paint off on a piece of patterned paper and then using that in a card.

  32. Emily K

    These are so much fun. My husband loves anything that’s shiny and sparkles.


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