Make It Monday #161: Watercolor Splats

By April 21, 2014Make It Monday

Watercoloring is all the rage, but this fun twist lets you use droplets of water to do all the work for you when paired with our dye inks!  You're going to have blast creating these fun and easy backgrounds!  Kids can do them too!


Birthday Countdown Card

Green closeup

Green down

Hello Friend Card

Orange closeup

Orange down



  • STAMPS: Wishes Come True
  • INK: Hawaiian Shores, Tropical Teal, Simply Chartreuse, Limeade Ice, True Black
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White
  • OTHER: By the Numbers Border die, ink dauber (Inkessentials), watercolor brush
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"


  • STAMPS: Wet Paint
  • INK: Raspberry Fizz, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise, Orange Zest, VersaMark
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White
  • OTHER: Sketched Stars dies, White Filigree Embossing Powder, ink dauber (Inkessentials), watercolor brush
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

If you are joining along this week, here are the details concerning the Make It Monday Challenge.

–A new Make It Monday Challenge will go up every Monday morning at 9am EST.

–Create a project utilizing your take on the challenge. Your project must use at least one Papertrey product and the watercolor splats technique.

–Post your project on your blog, in your gallery or on any other photo-hosting site (such as photobucket or flickr).

–Add your photo to the InLinkz list below.


–You will have until 7am, Monday, April 28th, to add your link to the list to be eligible to win. And you can enter as many times as you like.

–We will be tweeting and posting on our Facebook page every night (between 5-9pm EST) highlighting a Featured Project. These tweets/Facebook postings will just be a shout-out regarding projects that caught our eye. 

–One randomly selected winner will be chosen from ALL the entries on Monday,  April 28th, after 7am. The winner will be posted here on this blog post, on Twitter and Facebook. The randomly selected winner will get a $25 PTI gift certificate to spend however they like!

Good luck to everyone and we look forward to seeing your projects!

Congratulations to Lauren A. for being randomly selected as this weeks winner!  Please email Customer Service and provide the email address you would like your $25 gift certificate sent to!  And a big thank you to everyone else who participated in this challenge.  There were so many amazing entries!  Enjoy the rest of your week!

Nichole Heady

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