Saturday, 27 April 2013

Garden Bliss


Welcome to the weekend!  I am still trying to get back on my feet and be functional so I can play along with some of the great challenges out there.  Today, I am playing along with the Inspiration Challenge at Splitcoast and here is what I came up with.  I am also adding this to the Moxie Fab challenge; The Wonders of Watercolours and the CAS-ual Fridays challenge; birthday bash.

Since I love to play with my markers and inks, watercolour stamping is so up my alley.  I love the colour variations you can achieve so simply. So I started by creating the background using a stamp from WPlus9.  I put Distress inks onto a non-stick pad then sprayed with water and used that as my ink pad.  For the hollyhocks, I coloured them using my Memento markers then sprayed with water before stamping.  The sentiment is from Penny Black.  
Thanks so very much for coming by and taking a look.  

Supplies:  stamp; ISC, Penny Black, WPlus9/ Memento markers/ Distress inks/ pearls/ ribbon/ pop dots

17 comments:

  1. Blue hollyhocks! Swoon! As always, a beautiful card, Karen!!

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  2. SO pretty! Love the water colour look and the dots behind.

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  3. Gorgeous card, so beautifully stamped! Hugs, Lisa x

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  4. Hi Karen. You do amazing things with watercolors!! This is so beautiful and so creative. Love it! Loll xx

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  5. Gorgeous, beautiful card.
    luv
    debby

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  6. Gorgeous!!! I love that watercolor effect! Simply stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. This is so dreamy! I love the looseness of form that you get with misting markers/distress inks.

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  8. Gorgeous work of art, Karen.

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  9. I love the effect you got with this, beautiful!

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  10. stunning! I'm so happy I stopped by today :)

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  11. Wow, you have used the water-coloring to its perfection! Love it, Karen!

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  12. Oh wow, this card is beautiful, what gorgeous colours. You have inspired me to have a go at using watercolours. What a gorgeous card!
    Carla

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  13. Hey Karen! Thanks for linking this up to the Wonder of Watercolor Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  14. Oh wow! This is really amazing and all your cards are wonderful.. :)

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