Many Coloring Techniques using Beautifully Penned Designer Paper (with Video)

The Beautifully Penned 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper has a watercolor look in various black tones, making it easy to use with any color or any style for your projects.

Its neutral tones and designs also allow you to explore many coloring techniques including  Stampin’ Blends & Sponge Daubers.

This beautiful paper gives you endless creative possibilities. Don’t miss out—this promotional product is FREE when you spend $50. 

* 12 sheets of patterned paper: 4 each of 3 double-sided designs
* 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
* Acid free
* Lignin free

Product colors: Black, white


Below card designs are created using  ‘Inking of You’ Card Sketch #009 as  inspiration.

Card sketches are great inspiration for creating greeting cards.


Card sketch details and assembly tips:

  • Cardbase can be 5-1/2” x 8-1/2 scored/folded at 4-1/4” or 4-1/4” x 11” scored/folded at 5-1/2”
  • Decorative Image can be any size or shape
  • Layers can be designer paper or cardstock (stamped or textured with embossing folder)
  • Add as many layers as desired
  • Adhere layers & images with adhesive &/or Dimensionals
  • Optional Ribbon/Trim can be tied into bow or knot

Note: ‘Inking of You’ is my Stampin’ Up! team name, members include my direct team members, and their team members.  ‘Inking of You’ card sketch designs are also used for team events.

Each of the below cards has a 3″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Designer Series Paper.

The Beautifully Penned Designer Paper is beautiful as is, with no coloring!

Add a pop of color by embellishing your card with your favorite floral stamp set!

Add color by stamping the Beautifully Penned Designer Paper

Add color with Stampin’ Blends and Blending Brushes

Colored with Stampin’ Blends

Add color with Sponge Daubers

Color 3D embossed image with clear block tapped onto ink pad

Colored with Stampin’ Blends

Colored with Stampin’ Blends and Blending Brushes


The below video shares details on how the designer series paper was colored for the above cards.

Note: My videos are unedited and may contain bloopers (misspoken words or technical errors).


Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks for stopping by!

Amazing new products are available in the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog

(August 3rd thru January 3rd, 2022) CLICK HERE for direct link to online Mini Catalog


My August 2021 Host Code Special:

♥ Place a $30 Stampin’ Up! order (before shipping & tax) using my Host Code (QP7MJU4D) and receive a Fun Fold Card Packet* & link to video as my Thank You gift! (details below)

*Fun Fold Card Packet Details: The packet contains materials for one full size Fun Fold card & mini card to attach to instruction postcard with link to unlisted YouTube video for assembly instructions. All materials are cut and ready to stamp & assemble (use your own adhesive, stamps & inks). Each month I will feature a different Fun Fold Card. 


♥ Place a $50 Stampin’ Up! order (before shipping & tax) with me using my Host Code (QP7MJU4D) and receive a Fun Fold Card Packet* (details above), plus receive a Create with Terri Card Kit Packet** as my Thank You gift! (details below).

**August 2021 Create with Terri Card Kit contains: six – 4″ x 6″ Designer Series Papers (one each of the Bloom Where You Are Planted Designer Series Paper), twelve – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ coordinating color cardstock (2 – Cajun Craze, 2- Cinnamon Cider, 2 – Evening Evergreen, 2 – Garden Green,  2 – Gray Granite, 2 – Just Jade) 


Click here for a direct link to my store with my August 2021 Host Code (QP7MJU4D) automatically added to your order. Please remove Host Code if your order is over $150 so you receive Host Rewards.


NOTE: When placing on-line orders of $150 or more… do not use my current Host Code as I want you to receive Stampin’ Rewards. I will mail you the above items as a Thank You gift for your on-line order.

Below I listed some of the Stampin’ Up! Products I used on the above cards: (click product image(s) below for direct link to my Stampin’ Up! store):


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