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First I colored the vellum with the fantastic new Water Color Pencils from Stampin’ Up!
I used a Blender Pen to blend the watercolor on the vellum. Vellum doesn’t react too well to water, but it seems to handle the fluid in the blending pen okay. Note: the watercolor really soaks into the tip on the blender pen, so I would keep one pen specifically for use with watercolor pencils if you try this technique. Luckily, you get three blender pens in a pack, so have a Watercolor dedicated pen isn’t too much of a hardship. You do need to constantly clean the built up watercolor out of the nib by cleaning off on scrap paper.
Allow the vellum to dry thoroughly before die cutting. Flip the piece over so the watercolor side is on the reverse side, and place die cut on the non-colored side. You will, no doubt, have left over colored vellum … perfect for die cutting small flowers so none of this delicious color is wasted.