Monday, April 4, 2016

Watercolor Birthday


I've been thinking about the challenge at Seize the Birthday for
the last few days. The theme is water. I had some different ideas
but none that I really liked. While I was working on this card a 
lightbulb went off in my head. I realized I was using 
watercolor pencil crayons! 



I just recently purchased the watercolor pencil crayons and I know
I have a lot to learn on how to use them but one thing's for sure -
 they are a lot of fun to work with!

I've got a pile of scrap dsp pieces on my desk that I'm trying to
work my way through. I found a few coordinating pieces and 
put them together for the background. After fussy cutting the
girl out, I popped it up on some fun foam.
 
If you have some time today you should check out the challenge.
While you're at it, check out the ABC Challenge - this week
the challenge is anything goes.

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supplies:
from Stampin' Up! unless noted
card stock: whisper white
dsp scraps 
stamp set: cakes & wishes (Penny Black)
watercolor pencil crayons (Prismacolor)
aqua painter brush
big shot: lg stitched rectangle stackables (Lawn Fawn)
white gel pen (Gelly Roll)
fun foam (Michaels)

6 comments:

  1. Pretty papers and that cupcake is making my mouth water!

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  2. What a sweet image, and I love the yummy cupcake! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  3. Well,aren't you the clever one, Susan...yes water color pencils totally work! Your little girl is wonderful, I love your color selection and you did a great job with coloring her! Great design with all your added papers! Thank you for sharing this at Seize the Birthday!

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  4. I never thought of using watercolor, but you are right. Sweet image of a little girl and a happy birthday wish. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!
    Barbara DT member.

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  5. Beautifully coloured with your watercolour pencils for our water theme! Thanks so much for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)

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  6. Looks really pretty, thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

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