Thursday, 2 March 2017

Springtime- CAS Watercolour Challenge

I can't believe it's March already and that Spring is on our doorstep...can't wait.

So that means it's time for another challenge at the 
Great theme this month....Spring!

http://caswatercolour.blogspot.com/2017/03/cas-watercolour-march-challenge.html


Playing with a new stamp for me from Technique Tuesday called Cosmos.
I reminded me of poppies so I decided to colour them red.
 I placed the stamp inside my Misti, stamped then heat embossed with white powder.
I added a touch of colour to the flowers using my Zig markers then used a paintbrush to paint them in. It is so easy to get a watercoloured look using them.
Next, I die-cut the window using the Rectangle Peek a Boo die from MFT.  The stitched edges add such interest and framed out the image so well.
Lastly, I stamped the sentiment from Mama Elephant using my Misti again.




Adding my card to these challenges:

Addicted to Stamps and More- ANYTHING GOES

Crafty Creations- ANYTHING GOES

Paper Minutes- SPRING



Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Mama Elephant, TT/ ink- Memento/ wh eb powder/ heat tool/ Misti/ Zig markers/ Cuttlebug

23 comments:

  1. Karen these flowers are gorgeous! I love that you used red - such a warm color!

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  2. Karen, Gorgeous CAS design for your pretty Cosmos Zig watercoloured flowers. TFS my friend. Hugs...

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  3. Beautiful watercolouring and choice of colours for your flowers! And I love the way you framed them with the peek-a-boo rectangle.

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  4. Gorgeous watercolouring of your cosmos, Karen. Love the deep pink / red of the flowers against the soft blue background. xx

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  5. These red cosmos are so pretty against the blue background, Karen! And that peek-a-boo frame is perfect for framing them!

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  6. Loving your beautiful card Karen, great stamping and use of colour too, another stunner here ;) hugs Viv xx

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  7. Beautiful card!! I love the stitches around the framed opening. Great addition to your card. You always have so many challenges. I don't know how you keep track of them all.

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  8. Absolutely beautiful! I love those colors together and it is a great layout with the frame you used on it.

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  9. Karen, this is GORGEOUS! I love these flowers and the rich red! Stunning with the stitched "window" die and wonderful matting! Hugs, sweet friend! xoxo

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  10. oh Karen
    ADORABLE Watercoloring woooowww
    I am in love the stitches yes made your card framed so adorable too
    I LOVE THIS MUCH
    Many thanks to joining with us at ATSM this week
    hugs
    Monika (ATSM DT)

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    1. I will be thrilled if you like to visiting my DT card too...I am always happy to see you are on my commenting number...always remember number 1 or 0 then I will always visiting you :) hugs hugs from Germany
      Me again Monika

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  11. Fabulous flowers Karen and I love that frame which shows them off perfectly. I love the red and blue and the coordinating red for the mat. A wonderful card! x

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  12. Your card is beautiful, Karen! I love those luscious flowers. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a kind comment.

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  13. I have a Uniko Cosmos stamp that reminds me of poppies, too... but nobody else ever sees it 🙂. Beautiful card, my friend. X

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  14. Very elegant and so beautiful. Thanks for taking part in our Paperminutes Challenge.

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  15. It's beautiful, Karen. Your colours are perfect together and the way you cropped it. Just lovely as always.

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  16. wonderful colour contrast with the blue and the red. gorgeous

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  17. Such a beautiful card....your coloring is simply stunning, perfection! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ATSM.

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  18. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Anna-Karin DT

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  19. I always love red and those cosmos peeking through the die cut window are beautiful, Karen.

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  20. Wonderful card, Karen. Fabulous flowers and wonderful sentiment.

    Hugs
    Anke

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