Friday, April 21, 2017

Layering blossoms

Hello :) I love, love, love cards that have pretty watercolor on them but I never seem to be able to use watercolor correctly. I am going to keep trying though. This card is kind of a cheat on watercolor. First I masked off my water color cardstock so that only a strip in the middle was visible. I used Altenew's Bold Blossom set in shades of pinks and greens along the open area and then took a waterbrush before it completely dried to blur the lines a bit.


Once I took the masking off I used a wink of stella on the higlight parts of the flower to give it a little shimmer. The 'beautiful' is a die cut from C&9th's Beautiful You die and the little words are from the C&9th's Beautiful Words set. I used glossy accents on the die cut to add some dimension and then a few Nuvo drops too. I adhered the panel to a top folding card to finish it off.


 I am sharing this in:
CAS Watercolor April challenge - pink and green
SSS Wednesday - Showers/Flowers




CAS(E) this Sketch!


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8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Cheryl! Great design with the masked strip and your beautiful watercoloured blooms. The black die-cut and stamped sentiment is perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

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  2. Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  3. It looks lovely, love the look where you have masked it off.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  4. Beautiful roses, Cheryl! And the die cut sentiment is perfect! This card makes me think of a beautiful day! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

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  5. Love the masked-off panel to showcase part of the roses. Perfect with the die cut sentiment. Thanks for joining us at CAS Watercolour.

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  6. Beautiful layered inking of your roses and interpretation of the sketch challenge. TFS and joining us CAS Watercolour, Cheryl. Hugs..

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