Learning Copics with MarkerPOP! Lesson 11 Easy Faux Watercolor Background Tutorial

Hey everyone! Today, I have an easy faux watercolor background tutorial to share with you. And when I say easy, I mean EASY.


The only important thing you have to remember about this lesson is that the background coloring has to be done FIRST. If you color your main image before doing the background, you will mess up your main image. Just keep that in mind when doing this technique.


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Supplies Used:
The Greeting Farm Rubber Stamp – Birthday Anya 3
Echo Park Paper Pad – We Are Family 6 x 6
Copic Various Ink Refill 0-V Colorless Blender
Ranger Inkssentials Mini Misters Spray Bottle (Package of 3)
Copics: BG53, BG57
X-Press IT Blending Card Paper Bright White 8.5” x 11” 25 Sheets
Memento Full Size Dye Ink Pad – Tuxedo Black

Got a favorite background technique? Let me know which one is your fave in the comments section below! I’m always interested in learning of other neat techniques.


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July Crafty Faves & Flops

Hey everyone!

I had mentioned in the Monday Scoop that I was going to try to get a Project Life week done for you today, but I forgot that we are getting near the end of the month! So since we are getting near the end of the month, I decided to do my July Crafty Faves. I have something special planned next week & I plan on having TWO process videos for you so stay tuned!


In today’s video, I have 5 faves to talk about! Four are crafty items and one is more of an organizational item. Enjoy!

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Monday Scoop – Project Life, Cleaning & Giveaway!

Hey everyone! Happy Monday!


I hope your week is off to a great start! Ours has been amazing so far. We had our 10 week midwife appointment this morning & heard our baby’s heartbeat for the first time. It was MAGICAL!! We are both so in love with this little one & I haven’t stopped smiling pretty much all day!!

I will have a whole pregnancy update video over on my family channel on Tuesday, but for now, I have another Monday Scoop for you!

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After filming this video, I realized that I need to squeeze in a July Crafty Faves & Flops video so I will get that posted probably this week. Anyhoo, here is all the giveaway info:


The winner of the PL + Misc goodies from last week’s video is. . .Jenny Bonilla!


I’m giving away the Project Life prize as mentioned in today’s video! To enter our giveaway:

1. Make sure you subscribe to my crafty Youtube channel (hit subscribe over on the channel) or the blog (via blog-lovin or via email updates, you can find links to both in the sidebar).
2. Leave a comment on this blog post OR on the Sunday Scoop Youtube video. If you leave a comment both places, you get two entries.

FINE PRINT: International readers may participate. This giveaway will end THIS SUNDAY at noon est. The winner will be posted next Monday right here on the SP Blog as part of the new Monday Scoop! Official Youtube Giveaway Rules apply (must be 18 yrs or older to enter, etc).

And that’s it, folks! Have an amazing start to your week & I will see you soon!

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