Watercolor Salt Background

Hi there! Kristen here 🙂 I’m here today to show a fun card I created using one of the pieces from the Summertime Lovin’ Kit. I used an old technique with watercolor and salt to create the background. I was going for an underwater look and I think I definitely achieved it!!

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I first added a wet wash to a piece of watercolor paper. I then came in with two different colors of paint from an inexpensive pallet I picked up from the craft store.  I then took some Kosher salt and sprinkled it all over the paper.

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I let this air dry. When it was finished drying, I wiped off the excess salt. The salt was used to pick up paint to help the background look more like bubbles. Here is the final result!

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To finish 0ff the card, I added twine to the base and also a cute image from the kit. It’s a fun and easy card to create! I really like how it turned out!  Below is the kit I used. It has some awesome pieces in it and not just for people who journal! 🙂

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Show us what you can create on our Facbeook page! And thank you so much for stopping by the blog today!! See you next time!

3 Responses to Watercolor Salt Background

  1. Fabulous tutorial and have pinned it for me to refer to when I am brain dead! LOL! Love the result!

  2. how fun, love the salt technique background!

  3. Melissa says:

    Awesome tutorial! Now I’m going to have to go try it! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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