I tried something new for today's card. I've been seeing a
technique called no-line watercoloring all over the internet and I've
absolutely been blown away by some of them - there are some
amazingly talented artists out there!
This is my first attempt at it - not bad but definitely need more
practice at it.
I was thinking of doing the flowers blue - don't know why - but when I saw
the challenge at CASology this week is to use pink on your project I
decided to switch to pink flowers.
I used picked raspberry, spiced marmalade and peeled paint distress inks
for the flowers. I then used some weathered wood to fill in the background.
In keeping with my promise to myself to use up that pile of dsp
on my desk I used pieces from that to mount the flowers onto.
A little sentiment embossed in white on black cardstock and
a few clear heart and small sequins and it's done.
If you haven't seen the no-line watercoloring technique I
encourage you to try it. It is so much fun!
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from Stampin' Up! unless noted
card stock: whisper white, basic black, watercolor paper
dsp: retired scraps
stamp set: What I Love
ink: Tim Holtz distress ink: antique linen, picked raspberry, spiced marmalade, peeled paint, weathered wood
ink: whisper white
embossing powder: whisper white
sequins: Little Things (Lucy's Cards)
fun foam (Michaels)