Friday, 3 April 2015

Burst of Colour

Here is today's card using my new flower stamp from Penny Black called Pop Pop Poppy.
I think my favourite type of stamps to play with are my flower stamps.  You can add so many colours and techniques when stamping with them and they always look beautiful.  I really like this one because I can easily get the look of watercolouring with this stamp and it's so easy.

I cut a piece of watercolour paper then using Memento markers, coloured the flowers.  When they were all coloured, I sprayed with water and stamped.  The Memento markers are water-based so by adding the water you are able to blend the colours so beautifully.   I thought the orange and yellow worked well for Spring as I am craving colour in my life right now.  
When the flowers were dry, I stamped the Happy Birthday from the Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set.  It has some really fun sayings for birthdays.

I am adding my card to these challenges:


Seize the Birthday- ANYTHING GOES

Simon Says- BIRTHDAY

Shopping Our Stash- NO FOOLIN' FAUX
(faux watercolouring)

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.
Hope you enjoy a wonderful long weekend.

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ Memento markers/ Memento bl ink/ Mini Mister


Dotty Jo said...

Looks fabulous! Jo x

Virginia L. said...

Love this color combo, too! Beautifully done, Karen! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Happy Birthday” Challenge! Happy Easter!

Sara Mac said...

What a stunning card! Simply beautiful.

Unknown said...

Love the watercolour effect you've created and the colours you've used. Definitely a card to brighten your day. Karen x

joy said...

Gorgeous card, Karen! Love the watercolor look you can get with markers.

Heather said...

A beautiful card Karen, your PB image is just stunning and such gorgeous colours with a fabulous technique!!

Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge,
Heather xx

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Orange and yellow! Such happy, happy colors. It's nice to have a break from your usual blues. This is such a pop of color.

Sharyn Polesel said...

Pretty card and colors! I have this stamp too, isn't it great! Love the watercolor look. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

maria's knutselplezier said...


Have a nice Easter time!!

Sarn said...

Fabulous big splash of Spring. Wonderful xxx

Pamellia said...

Wow wow wow Karen, another absolute stunner! Gorgeous colours and your watercolouring stamp technique is just amazing! hugs :)

Donna said...

Lovey lovely Karen! I love the colours, so pretty and bright!
Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew for our "No Foolin" challenge this week!!

Unknown said...

Stunning Karen! Love that fresh watery splash above each of the flower heads.Your card absolutely glows. Fantastic! Thanks for sharing with us at CASology this week!

Gabi MeWi said...

Amazing - love the colors.

Chana Malkah said...

Hi, Karen, what a pretty and uplifting project! Thanks so much for sharing it with us here at Shopping Our Stash!
Chana, DT

wienerhoneymooners said...

WOW...just WOW!! Thanks for sharing your lovely creativity this week with us at CASology!!

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous. Super bright and happy.

lauren bergold said...

what a beautiful card! not to mention a fabulous take on our "FAUX" challenge at SHOPPING OUR STASH! :)

Anke said...

Wonderful card, Karen. I love the watercolour look, great effect.


Unknown said...

Oh, Karen, Yum-Yum, love this card!!!

Jan Clothier said...

An absolutely glorious card!

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Karen, gorgeous colours.