Monday, 2 June 2014

Watercolour for Dad


Father's Day is quickly approaching so I wanted to get a jump on it by having a card all ready to go.
I am really loving the Tim Holtz watercolouring paper.  I had a scrap of it on my desk so I inked up my acrylic block with Salty Ocean and Broken China Distress ink, sprayed with lots of water and pressed it onto my paper.  I let the puddles of ink dry then stamped the silhouette trees.  I love how the puddled paint looks like clouds in the sky.  I mounted the panel with pop dots and stamped the sentimen.

I am adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says- ANYTHING GOES


Simply Create Too- FATHER'S DAY







Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Flonz, Gina K/ Distress ink/ Watercolour paper/ pop dots/ Memento Bl/ pop dots

16 comments:

  1. Love that puddled sky, Karen! Perfect background for those dramatic silhouette trees.

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  2. Hi Karen
    Fabulous card.... Love the colours.....
    The Tom holtz water coloured paper seems out ofstock every where....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  4. dir ist da Eine tolle karte Gelungen.

    Danke für die TN. beim ASC.

    glg meggi

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  5. Gorgeous card! That sky is fabulous!! So pretty!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  6. Your background turned out beautifully, Karen. Isn't it fun to see where the watery paint takes a card?

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  7. Wow, the background is stunning! Lovely card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Simply Create Too!

    Hugs, Marja
    Simply Create Too DT

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  8. Beautiful card! Love the gorgeous background!

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  9. Karen, your sky is simply glorious! Love all the tones of blue! Such a great masculine design MF!

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  10. Love how this turned out, beautiful background.

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  11. Killer card! Love the water colored bg! Thanks for joining in at The Male Room!

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  12. I love this look. I really need to try this. I think even I could handle this kind of water coloring. This reminds me of the Stampscapes technique, but a lot less work!

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  13. I really think this is beautiful, the blues with the tree are a really wonderful scene! I forgot to say LOVE your header :)

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  14. I really like the clean, simple layout and that dramatic image is fab. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

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