Sunday, October 16, 2016

Thank You Dear Friends


Hi everyone.  I had fun using this beautiful leaf stencil with Brushos.  I used a combination of autumn colours (yellow, orange and red) ... and threw in a little tuquoise to add something a little unexpected.  So happy with how they turned out. I made several of these, each one just a little different as Brushos always gives a unique look.

This is a reminder of the new CAS Watercolour Card Challenge that just started this month.

October's theme is ...


I hope you'll find some time to play along.  Create a CAS (Clean and Simple) Autumn Watercolour card and come join us!!  :)

I'm also entering this card into Snippets Playground.  I used snippets of watercolour paper for my focal panels.







Stamps:  Sentiment Builders - Thank You (STAMPlorations)
Paper:  White card base (Neenah 110 lb. card stock); Watercolour (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink:  Brushos:  Lemon, Orange, Terracotta, Turqoise; Black (Memento)
Accessories & Tools:  Leaves Stencil (Carabelle Studio), water mister, clear embossing powder, heat tool

Challenges:
CAS Watercolour October Challenge - Autumn
Snippets Playground - Week 251



30 comments:

  1. What a pretty card, that stencil is lovely with the brusho colors you picked.

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  2. Even more vibrant in real life! (Especially mine that has a good chunk of blue in it!! Love it!)

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  3. You really know how to get the most from your Brushos, Loll! I love all the autumn colors with this stencil, and how you added a touch of turquoise...Perfection! Another really gorgeous card!

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  4. Great colours, love the unpredictability of Brusho

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  5. Stunning colours Loll! Such a bright and vibrant design! I must try that technique when I have some spare time! I hope you had a fabulous weekend my friend! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  6. This is an awesome stencil and makes such an interesting pattern! And your colors are amazing! I love that little touch of turquoise! It is unexpected and fun! Wonderful card my friend!

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  7. Gorgeous Brushos Stenciled leaves Loll. I love all the different watercoloured Fall shades you achieved. Your bold thanks is perfect too. TFS my friend. Hugs, nancy

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  8. I love that leaf stencil and the Autumnal colours Loll, and the pretty blue certainly adds vibrancy, and a lovely large sentiment to finish it perfectly. x

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  9. I have some Brushos coming. I love the looks you get and can't wait to try them.

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  10. Stunning, and so awesomely Autumn, the turquoise pops the traditional fall coloration. Love this stencil (you always find the neatest stencil designs!) and what a beautiful look with the brushos! TFS & Hugs

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  11. What makes this so unique is that pop of turquoise! IT looks incredibly beautiful in this. I do agree with Mary, you find the neatest stencils! This turned out beautiful with your Brushos too!

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  12. Wonderful card Loll, love the colours and what a great stencil, makes a beautiful background for the sentiment, Cathy x

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  13. WOW, what a fun pattern Loll. You are queen of the brushos!

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  14. Gorgeous card Loll, looks like a piece of material!
    Val x

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  15. A beautiful card, it reminds me of batik fabric.

    Sue xx

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  16. Love this stencil and the colors, including the unexpected turquoise! Stunning card!

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  17. Gorgeous, that little bit of blue in the midst of the explosion of fall colors is so eye-catching - love it, Loll!

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  18. Gorgeous ..... I love the Brushos and the little splash of blue really pops! xx

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  19. Gorgeous Loll, still don't know how yow get such a crisp look from your stencils. I will have to try this again.

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  20. This is GORGEOUS! LOVE these vibrant colors - the turquoise really looks like it fits right in - who would've thought? (Obviously - YOU! LOL)

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  21. Wonderful card Loll! I really need to get cracking on making a card for the latest challenge - first to overcome the fear of Brushos - as well as stencils!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  22. Wow! Gorgeous card! I had to google Brushos. Is it as fun to work with as it looks?

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    1. Hi Diana. Yes, Brushos are really fun to play with. :) Couldn't find your email address to respond, so hope you check back here. Loll :)

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    2. Thank you! I just sent you an email. I will have to order some to try! :)

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  23. Bold, bright and so wonderfully striking, Loll ... gorgeous! Hugs, Anita :)

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  24. This really is very beautiful. I love the bright colours. Barbxx

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  25. Beautiful, Loll! Those leaves and colors definitely say Autumn to me :o)

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