Valerie Ouellet

How to Create a Simple Snowflake Layout with Metal Dies

Hi Gang! I take the time to wish you a wonderful 2020 year! May this year be the best for you. I’m back for the last time today, I loved creating for you during these years, but I must now take time for myself. I hope I have inspired and motivated you to create your […]

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Easy Pastel Christmas Cards

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here on the Lindy’s blog today and I’m back with a little tutorial to create a wonderful easy Christmas card with a watercolor background. I’ve sprinkled some Magical and Shaker powder on a plastic protector and sprayed water on top of it. I’ve placed my card on the ink to create […]

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Beautiful Background in 5 steps with only 5 Products

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here on the Lindy’s blog today and I’m back with a layout created quickly in 5 steps with 5 products (clear Gesso, spray inks, 3D gel medium, stencil, background stamp) it’s really very simple. Step 1: As usual, I started with a thin coat of clear gesso over my patterned paper. […]

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Collage on Watercolor Background

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m back today with a special background collage technique, it’s very simple to create and adds lots of wonderful colors and textures on your background. You can use magazine pages or books, rice papers or any thin papers. First of all, choose your collage papers and 3-4 sprays which […]

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Summer Tone Watercolor Layout for Beginners

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m back today with a really easy summer tone scrapbook layout perfect for beginners. I created a step-by-step for you to demonstrate how to use different colors on a watercolor background. I used 3 colors (South Shore Sand, C’est la vie Cerise, Kissin’ Kenickie Coral) As usual, I started […]

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Easy Layout for Beginners using Lindy’s Magical Shakers

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m back today with a fabulous layout created with just 2 shakers! It’s a very very easy background. Perfect for the beginners. I used a watercolor paper for the best result because I used a lot of water with this technique. I’m using Vicki Boutin watercolor card is very […]

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Textured Watercolor Background with Embossing Powder

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m coming back today with a fabulous watercolor technique. Yes yes another one, haha. I’m in love with watercolor techniques! For this layout, I created a beautiful smooth texture with Lindy’s embossing powders and stamps. It’s very simple but gives awesome results. Don’t forget to watch my video to […]

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Watercolor Technique with Layers of Ink

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m coming back today with a fabulous watercolor technique with layers. This technique is very interesting with Squirts because once dry, it is permanent and therefore doesn’t mix with other layers that I added. Don’t forget to watch my video to understand the technique properly. Basic Process Use watercolor […]

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Watercolor Doily Technique using Squirts by Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Valerie here and I’m coming back today with a brand new project! I had fun with the new Squirts and I created a fabulous watercolor background using doilies. It’s a very simple technique and the result is fantastic. You only need doilies, water and Lindy’s Squirts inks. The squirts have a thicker […]

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Art Journal Bokeh Effect with Metallic Shakers

Hi Lindy’s lovers! It’s Valerie here and I’m coming back today with my new project! I created an art journal with the NEW metallic shakers! I’m in loooovveeeee with the new colors! They are already available in the Lindy’s shop now!. On my creation, I used all the 5 colors with a watercolor technique and […]

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Layout with Moon Shadow Mist Sprays

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back with a special layout. I used for the first time Moon Shadow Spray. For those who know me, I rarely use brown on my creations. I think that it is important to use it very slowly and in small doses. So, I decided to start the year with this personal challenge. […]

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Step-by-Step Magical Snowing Background

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back with another turquoise layout! It’s not my fault really. Haha, I love turquoise and Lindy’s offers a nice variety of this color palette. I created a Christmas layout with a magical snowing background using my own style and I used Purely White embossing powder to create a fabulous effect. Let me show […]

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Christmas Mixed Media Star with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers, It’s wintery season and I’m back to share a step-by-step video on how to create a Christmas Mixed Media Star. I used MDF but you can use cardboard or other thick materials. Basic Process Use MDF or Cardboard star Cover your star with white gesso and dry it Use 3D Gel and […]

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Create a background with embossing powders.

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back today to share a step-by-step video on how to create a background with a lot of Lindy’s embossing powders. I used several colors to create a beautiful background with flower stamps. Lindy’s have a huge selection of powders for all styles and I’ve enjoyed using a few different embossing powders […]

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Mixed Media Pastel Canvas

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back today to share a step-by-step video on how to create a mixed media pastel canvas with Lindy’s Shakers. I used the shaker powders to create pastel colors even if they seem dark, these powders are really versatile. Basic Process Put cheesecloth on the canvas to create a texture and cover […]

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Rainbow Mixed Media Watercolor Layout using Lindy’s Shakers

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back today to share a step-by-step video to create a rainbow watercolor mixed media layout using Lindy’s Shakers and Pearlescent spray. Basic Process Use watercolor paper. Choose colors of Lindy’s Shakers and choose the best sequence to create a wonderful rainbow (remember just like watercolors you can mix Magicals to make […]

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Mandala Doodling with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers, I’m back today to share a step-by-step video to create a mandala drawing with flowers colored using Lindy’s Gang sprays and Magical shakers. Basic Process Use watercolour paper Draw your flowers in the center with an archival pen (water resistant) or you can use stamps 😉 Use a compass to draw some circles […]

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Galaxy Background Layout 2 with Valerie O.

Hi everyone! Valerie here today to share a new step by step tutorial of a dark galaxy background that will really make your layouts POP. I used 5 differents Lindy’s color ink sprays to create my background. It’s very important to use watercolor paper to get the best result. Basic Process Use a watercolor paper […]

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Step-by-step Vibrant Watercolor Flowers

Hi Lindy’s lovers!! Valerie here today to share the step by step tutorial of how I created this Lindy’s vibrant layout, using the May color palette. I created these hand colored flowers on watercolor paper with the special Lindy’s colors of the month and some beautiful Altnew stamps (a perfect match). Basic Process Use a watercolor paper […]

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How to Create Watercolor Embellishments for Beginners

Hi Lindy’s lovers!! Valerie with you today to share a clean layout created with my own watercolor embellishments. It’s very simple to create a fabulous bunch of flowers even if you are a beginner in watercolor. I used the new colors of Lindy’s shaker to create my flowers and leaves. The effect of the shimmer […]

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Starburst Sprays on Black Gesso Background with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers!! Valerie with you today to share a black layout I made using Lindy’s Starburst Spray ink. I love the effect of the shimmers on the black background. Basic Process Cover the page or cardboard with black gesso Glue some chipboard pieces and embellishments onto page Cover with black gesso. Use 2-3 colors […]

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How to Create a Background with Printed Image with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers!! Today, I would like to share a technique to create a wonderful background with a simple printed image and Lindy’s. It’s very easy and I love the effect on the background! Basic Process Cover the page with clear gesso Cut and glue the printed image with gel medium. Cover the printed image with […]

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How to Create a Watercolor Background with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Today, I would like to share a beautiful technique to create this pretty watercolor background using Lindy’s sprays. I used the color combination from the special January color set. Basic Process Cover page with gesso Add Modeling paste through stencil and let dry Use a brush to add Lindy’s colors over modeling paste […]

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Day 8: Gift Tag using a Christmas Ornament with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Today, I would like to share a special tag that I created using a Christmas tree ornament – a fabulous glittered snowflake. Combine this with some fabulous Lindy’s sprays and you have a stunning gift tag for your presents. Start with a flat ornament – I chose a glittery star. I created […]

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Day 5: Mixed Media Turquoise Tag by Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Today, I would like to share with you a turquoise tag. I love these tones of soft blue. I used some chipboard scraps to create my background. I painted all the pieces with white gesso and I added crackle paint to add a texture. I sprayed all of my tag with TiffanyLou […]

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BIG Canvas Watercolor using Lindy’s Sprays by Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Today, I would like to share a big canvas that I made for my daughter with some Lindy’s colorful spray ink and shakers. I used my Lindy’s with a brush, just like a watercolor paint, and wow did they work well! I started by using Lindy’s sprays applied to the canvas with […]

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4 Ways to Use Magical Shakers with Valerie

Hi Lindy’s lovers! Today, I would like to share with you a layout I did using the fabulous Magical Shaker’s from  Lindy’s. I love this product and I will share with you four different ways to use the shakers. Idea # 1 Use a stencil and pearlescent spray ink to create a mask on my watercolor paper. I […]

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Watercolor Background with Alcohol Blending Solution with Valerie Ouellet

Hi everyone! Valerie here today to share with you a fabulous technique that I love, that uses Lindy’s with Yupo paper and alcohol blending solution to create unique and interesting backgrounds. First, you might want to glue the yupo paper onto a heavy cardstock to prevent the paper from curling. I used Lindy’s spray Bells of […]

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Learn How to Paint Watercolor Foliage with Valerie Ouellet

Hello! Valerie here and I’m going to show you how to create your own watercolor foliage made with a few colored sprays from Lindy’s.  This idea is simple but you could use it for scrapbook layouts, art journal pages, cards and even planner decorating! Once you know how this technique is easy and so much […]

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Galaxy Background using Magical Powders with Valerie Ouellet

Hi everyone! This is Valerie here to share my September layout with you. I present a galaxy background that I created with Magical powders from Lindy’s Mad Hatter Set. Let me show you exactly how to create this galaxy background using Lindy’s Magicals and drops of Sidewalk Chalk spray. You can see exactly how to […]

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How to Create a Magical Watercolor Background

Hi everyone! This is Valerie here to share my August layout with you. I present a page that I created entirely with Magical powders from Lindy’s Mad Hatter Set. I love to paint with Magicals and use them like watercolors, because the powders bring several tones to the same item and the effect is gorgeous! […]

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Lovely 3D Watercolor Background with Valerie Ouellet

Hi everyone!  I’m so honored to be in the Lindy’s Team! I am so excited to share my first layout with you, this represents my style. I love to have fun with Lindy’s inks on my backgrounds. After applying some clear gesso to the background, I played with 3 colors of Lindy’s spray –TiffanyLou Blue, Tweedle […]

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