Monday, September 11, 2017

Watercolor Roses Thank You card

I had no idea where I was going with this card other than the fact that I wanted to try out the no-line water coloring technique.  So I started out with a Tim Holtz watercolor paper card front in an A-2 card size.   I stamped the image  from  HOTP watercolor roses stamp set in the lightest distress ink color that I own which is old paper.   I then used other distress inks in two shades of pink and a green to watercolor my image in.

After the water coloring was finished and dried I decided instead of fussy cutting around the image I would just use the whole panel and I decided to cut it down with the pretty edgeables lattice Flourish die from  crafters companion.  I really liked how that turned out then I went and searched my stash and found a scrap of some pretty watercolor pattern paper in pink and green stripes.   I stamped "thank you" from the same HOTP watercolor roses stamp set before adhering the two layers together.

I took the other piece of the watercolor paper that was left over after diecutting and painted it all over with the same pink watercolors.   I then took my cheery Lynn exotic butterflies and die-cut from that water colored panel the 3 butterflies.   After adhering the butterflies down I simply added some green and lilac dew drops to accent and finish off my card.

I will be entering into these fun challenges:
Mod Squad Challenge - Lose the Lines
HIMCR #317 - Super Scrap Saturday!
DL.ART September Linky Challenge
Scrapy Land {Challenge #73}
Cuttlebug Mania - Anything goes with die cuts and/or embossing
Simon Says Wednesday: STAMPtember® Stamp It

Thanks for coming by to check out what I'm up to in my craft room.


Sherrie K. said...

How pretty! The water colored background looks amazing and I love the gorgeous flower! The edgeable lattice flourish die is beautiful and on my wish list! Such a wonderful design!
Thanks so much for joining us in the Scrapy Land Challenge!
Sherrie K
Scrapy Land DT Member

Judy Woodland said...

What a lovely rose, you have really nailed that technique. I love your design as well. Great take on the challenge, thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at The Mod Squad.
Judy~ Challenge Host

Scrapper69 said...

I love those butterflies.. so pretty!