Shopping Cart

Worldwide Shipping | Free USA shipping on retail orders over $55

Call Us M-F 9am – 5 pm ET | 910-428-2647

Salt + Watercolor Technique

This is a SUPER fun technique where we combine an image outlined in clear glue with watercolor pencils and salt!

Stamps Used

Supplies Used

  • Out of stock


    $5.75 Liquid GlueRead more
  • ,

    $3.99 Glue Pen - Fine BallpointAdd to cart
  • ,

    $4.25 Tip for Glue BottleAdd to cart
  • Out of stock


    $18.95 Acrylic Stamping BlocksRead more
  • ,

    $7.97 Stamp Shammy Add to cart
  • ,

    $9.99 Mini Corner PunchAdd to cart
  • ,

    $10.99 ScissorsAdd to cart
  • , ,

    $5.29 Temporary Liquid GlueAdd to cart
  • ,

    $10.98 Waterproof Permanent InkAdd to cart
  • ,

    $6.50 Pigment InkAdd to cart

Additional Supplies

  • Watercolor Paper – Strathmore 300
  • Mixed Media Paper, 8-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scor-Pal
  • Caran d’Ache NEOCOLOR® II Pastels
  • Salt
  • Water Brush
  • Post-it Notes or Masking Paper
  • Spray Bottle with Water
  • PrismaColor – 90% Cool Grey
  • Tonic Precision Glide Folder


The first thing that we will do is prepare our paper. We need an A2 base
in white cardstock. So, to make the base cut an 8-1/2″ x 11″ piece of
cardstock in the middle at the 5-1/2″ mark on the long side. Then take
one of those pieces and place on a paper scoring board and score in the
middle on the long edge at 4-1/4″. Now, you have a base!

Cut a piece of watercolor paper to 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.

Create masks for all the elements in the Succulents set that you plan to use.

Mount your stamp to the acrylic block, ink it with Leaf Green ink, and stamp it to the far left in the center of the card. Apply the mask and repeat with the next stamp, stamping some beside and some on top of the mask so the image will show up in the foreground.

With the metal tip applied to your Art Glitter Glue, trace the images, making sure to connect the glue on each image. If you leave the glue unconnected you won’t have the “reservoir” that you need to contain the watercolor and salt.

Let the glue dry until completely dry.

On an acrylic block, rub a variety of colors from the watercolor crayon kit. Mix and match the colors to create your own colors if needed and with the water brush color in all the images.

Color the top back of the image with blue and the ground with brown.

Once everything is painted sprinkle salt all over the card and spray with water and set aside to dry. Once it’s dry, brush off any excess salt.

Stamp the sentiment in black at the bottom right of the card and glue card to card base.

Leave a Reply

Sign Up for Our Newsletter Today

Get great deals and great tutorials every Tuesday! Sign up with confidence because we NEVER spam.

Share on pinterest
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on print

Subscribe to Newsletter

Top Posts

Worldwide Shipping

Via US Postal Service

An Angel Company

Use our stamps sell your artwork

Free Tutorials

In our weekly newsletter

100% Secure Checkout

MasterCard / Visa / PayPal

Sign Up
Sign up to our newsletter and receive amazing weekly tutorials and fabulous ideas!

© 2019 Rubber Stamp Tapestry, LLC