Thursday, 23 January 2014

Cool-Toned Watercolour

Morning.  Today at Splitcoast, the challenge is Cool or Warm; to make a card using colours that represent the weather in your area.  Well up here in Canada, we are freezing under a cold front with temps at -20C and add the windchill it feels like -30C.  My card is a welcome reminder of what's to come this Spring in my garden.
I began my card by stamping the background using  grey Memento ink and stamping off before hitting the paper.  The flowers were coloured using Memento markers, sprayed with water and stamped a number of times to give a watercoloured look.

I am also adding my card to these challenges:
One Layer Simplicity- RESTOCK (you still have one more day to play)
Little Red Wagon- CLEAN and SIMPLE
CASology- CONTRAST

Stay warm and have a great day!

Supplies:  stamps; Unity, Technique Tuesday/ Memento ink/ Memento markers/ twine


19 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Karen! Love the cool colors with the promise of spring.

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  2. Wow Karen, what a beautiful card, love the background!!
    Karin

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  3. Such a pretty background! Love how you layered the stamping of the flowers over the stamped background. Really lovely!

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  4. This is fabulous, Karen. Love those flowers. :-)

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  5. Just beautiful, Karen! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  6. How gorgeous! Love how you did the background! And of course those beautiful flowers!

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  7. Oh, Karen, I adore this - those purple flowers are luscious!

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  8. Pretty - Love the layered look of this!

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  9. Gorgeous card! Just perfect as usual.

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  10. This is superb :) love those violet flowers and light green background

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  11. This is gorgeous Karen, love those flowers!

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  12. This is so pretty and calming. Lovely watercolor effect.

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  13. Would you mind sharing where one can purchase our stencils in these two floral cards. I love your cards and very much would like to find those stencils.
    nan.cee@att.net

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  14. Would you mind sharing where one can purchase our stencils in these two floral cards. I love your cards and very much would like to find those stencils.
    nan.cee@att.net

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  15. Wow. Wow. And WOW! I love this card!

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  16. What beautiful contrasting colors...what a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  17. Love the layered stamping and gorgeous flower image! Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

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  18. Just beautiful, Karen! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  19. I used your card on the Unity blog http://theunitystampco.blogspot.nl/ found it on pinterest. Your card is so inspired. www.justjolande.blogspot.com

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