Saturday, 27 May 2017

Watercoloured Roses

Good Morning.
Meet today's card inspired by this beautiful basket and the challenge at Splitcoast.




Here is what I did.  
I began by stamping the roses onto a piece of watercolour paper with Versamark ink and white heat embossed them.   Using my Zigs, I did a loose watercolour on them by putting down a bit of colour then pulling the inks into the stamped image with a wet paintbrush.
Next, I pressed some Distress ink directly from the pad onto my non-stick craft sheet and used the wet paintbrush to fill in the background.  There was some leftover ink on my sheet when I was done that I didn't want to waste, so I sprayed water over it and pressed my whole card front into the wet ink.  It gave a lovely texture and added depth to the whole piece.
I stamped the sentiment from Stampendous using my Misti and Tuxedo black ink.
I scored my card front (sorry, it's a bit hard to see in the photo) and then glued the piece over that.



Adding my card to these challenges:

Time Out- INSPIRED BY WORDS

A Vintage Journey- USE A QUOTE

Just Add Ink- CHOOSE TWO
(flowers, watercolour)

The Crafty Addicts- ADD A SENTIMENT

Have a great weekend and thanks for coming to visit.

Supplies
Stamps- Flower Path (Stampendous); Bamboo Roses (Altenew)
Ink- Peacock Feathers Distress, Tuxedo Black (Memento), Versamark
 Paper- Canson 140lb watercolour
Accessories and Tools- Misti, white eb powder, heat tool, paintbrush, Zigs, non-stick craft mat (Ranger),
ScorPal, ScorBug




23 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, my friend. Love the bright colours of your beautiful watercoloured flowers and background. xx

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  2. A beautiful display of roses and I just love that uplifting sentiment you used with your card too. Awesome water coloring.

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  3. beautiful take on the image, the colours are so pretty.

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  4. I love your colouring of the pretty roses Karen and another pretty blue background and perfect sentiment. x

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  5. Love your heat embossed roses, zig loose watercoloring and all your layers of Distress ink watercoloring. I clicked on your photo to enlarge and could really see all the details..even the scoring. TFS Karen. Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. I will be going with my twin, Margie to our local cemetery to visit family and friends and make bouquets with flowers from our place..including wild flowers and wild greens:-) We always look forward to seeing our loved ones in spirit. Usually get to see friends and cousins too. Hugs...

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  6. very lovely card, great details you used ;O)

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  7. Very pretty - those colours are so rich.

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  8. This is awesome, Karen! The flowers and background are so vibrant and I love the look of dipping it in the leftover ink!

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  9. This is just gorgeous. I LOVE the colors - so bright and cheery. Thanks for describing the process. Pressing the watercolored panel in the leftover ink at the end really had a wonderful effect. The sentiment is fantastic, and so great for the inspiration words at Time Out. Thanks for sharing with us at Time Out Challneges!

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  10. So super cheerfull and sunny! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

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  11. Wow! Your card is stunning. Love your beautiful watercoloring!

    Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

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  12. A beautiful bright inspired design Karen! Love the colors and inking techniques you used! thank you for joining us in the A Vintage Journey Use a Quote challenge! Julia xx

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  13. Love how you've combined the 2 elements Karen...Such a pretty fresh creation. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.

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  14. Beautiful beautiful card, love those flowers and the colours you have used.

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  15. Your beautiful card fills my room with wonderful springtime sunshine and the scent of flowers! So pretty! Thank you for sharing your quote with us at A Vintage Journey! Hugs! Sara Emily

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  16. I knew right away this would go to the Time Out challenge, Karen. :) It's perfect for it with those lovely roses and wonderful sentiment.

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  17. You get the most beautiful results with your paints, brushes and brain. Another beautiful card.
    Faith
    x

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  18. I can totally see your inspiration from the photo. And what a cool idea to push your finished card into the blue paint, I would never have the guts to do that but boy it looks fantastic!!! So very happy you joined us at Just Add Ink and TIME OUT this week!

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  19. Lovely, bright and fresh. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  20. Beautiful, love the color combination on your card.
    thanks for sharing @ The Crafty Addicts Challenge, all the best.
    Rebecca, DT

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  21. This is gorgeous! I'm drawn to teal lately and had to stop by and see it up close. Thank you for sharing!

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