Saturday, March 8, 2014

Fun, Watercolor Background

Hi there!

I hope your Saturday is going well! Mine has been totally relaxing and fun!

I just can't stop playing with watercolors! Yup, I made another card for Virginia's View challenge #1!

This time I used Claudine Hellmuth's paints mixed with lots of water. The panel is Tim Holtz's Distress Watercolor Cardstock  - LOVE this stuff! Even when it warps a little, it is so thick that you can get it to go back to a flat shape just by forming it a bit in your hands. Awesome!

The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp - it's one included in their, You Can Do Anything clear set. The little flower-sequins were a gift from my friend Sally - thank you, Sally - I love them!

Have a great weekend! Thanks for the visit! ♥


Friday, March 7, 2014

Watercolored Flowers

Happy Friday!

It's been a busy week with not much time to create. My DH is doing really well and has been given the green light to go back to work, half-days, starting Monday - yay! Then, the following week he'll be back full time. Such a relief!

I work today and then have 8 days off, so I'm really excited about that too! 

I do have a card to share with you today. It's another one for Virginia's View challenge.

Watercoloring can be done in so many ways. That's what makes it so fun! For this card, I stamped the flowers from Hero Arts' Dauber Bunch clear set with Jet Black Archival Ink. Then I added my colors with a water brush and Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean Distress Inks.

I wanted to add another bright color so I created lots of dots with a yellow Copic Marker. (added some blue ones too.) And I love the heart-shaped, Sugardot Stickers from Prima - so cute! The Sentiment is from Hero Arts and is included in their It's Your Day clear set. 

I'm also entering this into the Hero Arts challenge, in the Floral Birthday category.

I'm working on another (3rd) card for Virginia's challenge and will be sharing that soon.

I hope everyone has a fun, crafty weekend and thank you so much for stopping by! ♥