Three Watercolor Flower Cards

Three Watercolor Flower Cards

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 These stamped flower cards from Posh Impressions have an artful delicacy and transparency that captivates the viewer. It is true watercolor at its very best.



  • Dee Gruenig Marvy brush art markers
  • Watercolor brush from local stamp or art supply store
  • Watercolor paper called hot press from art supply store. Two good brands are Arches & Cannon
  • Le Pen or Le Plume fine point pen from Marvy or similar
  • Watercolor Flower Set #1 seen at right
  • Spatter Stamp found in the same set (click link at left & spatter stamp is at top left of set you will see in the close up. Available only as part of the set.
  • Optional: you might want to try it with Prang conventional watercolors, too.

Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Iris

Iris Watercolor Card


  1. Color Iris stamp with Marvy marker, wet it slightly.
  2. Stamp on watercolor paper.
  3. Use watercolor brush with water to “move” the ink around a bit.
  4. Wet paper in spots & use splatter stamp on the wet paper.
  5. Touch up further by putting Marvy pen color on an acrylic mount using it as a palette.
  6. After ink is dried, delicately sketch some black accents on it.


Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Coneflowers

Cone Flower Watercolor Card


  1. Trim watercolor paper to 3 ½ x 5 ¼”.
  2. Edge edges of panel with gold pen.
  3. Place work over coordinating pink panel 5 ¾ x 3 ¾, leaving larger overlap on top & bottom than on sides.
  4. Cut slit in center of card fold. Slip sheer light green ribbon through slit & secure on back of card.
  5. Layer watercolor panel over a 4 ¾ x 6 ¾” white card.


Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Daffodil

Daffodil Watercolor Card


  1. Trim watercolor panel to 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 “.
  2. Edge panel with gold pen.
  3. Make a card of 4 1/8 x 5 ¾” from rust colored cardstock.
  4. Cut a 2 ¾ x 5 ¾”panel from green cardstock.
  5. Glue cardstock to right side of card.
  6. Cut a 78” x 4 ¾” panel from green cardstock.
  7. Cut a 2 ¼ x 3 ¾” panel from rust cardstock.
  8. Layer as shown in example with green on rust, rust on green.
  9. Edge flower delicately with fine black pen.



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Hi There! These cards are beautiful! I especially like the iris. My soon to be husband has irises growing here in VT, well, not this very minute as it's still quite cold with snow, and we're expecting a snowstorm. Keep up the beautiful work. I am so inspired by coming here to this site. Thank you. Nina


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