6.13.2015

Watercolored Roses // Altenew

Popping in with a simple card for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge (friends), Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge (plants) and Altenew's From Places Abroad: Tunisia challenge. As with last month's challenge, I was mostly driven by the striking colors - navy, teal, and orange/gold.


I was really just playing around on this card. For the flowers, I sometimes lightly misted them with water before stamping, and sometimes I stamped them directly and went back in with water and a paintbrush to soften things.
I don't know about you, but I am a huge fan of the watercolor trend - messiness is not only encouraged, but required! ;)

Oh, and isn't that sentiment so fun? I know many friends who this would be perfect to send to.

Thanks so much for stopping in and have a blessed weekend!

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Cardstock: Canson
Sentiment stamp: Papertrey Ink
Colored inks: Studio Calico

5 comments:

  1. Love your technique and the soft look you created!! Very pretty results!!

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  2. Your card is gorgeous! Love those beautiful flowers. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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  3. I'm glad you like watercoloring, Clare, because it sure likes you! This is a beautiful watercolored work of art and a sweet layout! And, yes, I do love that sediment!! Hugs, Darnell

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