Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May Flowers

Hi everyone,  Just a reminder card for the CAS Watercolour May Challenge - Flowers.  There's still just over a week left to join our challenge.


The card above has a smooshed background of Distress Inks (wild honey, spiced marmalade, and ripe persimmon).   Once dry, I stamped the bouquet of tulips in Archival Black ink (permanent) and then watercoloured the flowers with more ripe persimmon distress ink.  A simple sentiment was stamped to finish the card.

Please click HERE to see the rest of the reminder cards from our wonderful Design Team and very talented Guest Designer, Mac!  I know you'll be inspired!

Playing along with the Poppy Stamps Challenge #32 - Flower Power.







Stamps:  Friends and Flowers (Poppy Stamps); Sweet Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White card base (Neenah 110 lb); Watercolour (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink:  Distress Inks:  Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon; Archival Black (Ranger)
Accessories & Tools:  water mister, paint brush

Challenges:
CAS Watercolour May Challenge - Flowers
PSC #32 - Flower Power


21 comments:

  1. I love your sweet bouquet and smooshed background, Loll. Such a pretty card with the perfect sentiment. TFS my friend. Hugs...

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  2. Love the yellow background - pretty card

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  3. You have never created a background that I didn't just love! The lose coloring on the blossoms compliment it so perfectly. What a wonderful, upbeat card, Loll!

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  4. so pretty mf. and our smooshed bkgs always look so great.
    xx Karen

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  5. Love these warm colors, Loll! Another fantastic technique from you, my friend!

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  6. I love these colors! And that stamp is so pretty. You always make these beautiful watercolored cards look so easy, and they're always gorgeous too. This one is no exception; LOVE it!! : ) Bev

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  7. Love the yellow background and the pretty display of flowers. A perfect pop of colour. Hugs Mrs A.

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  8. great colour combo for the background and love the pop of the flowers :)

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  9. you are my inspiration for playing with watercolours. i love each card made by you

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  10. This is lovely and what a pretty image. I do love your watercolour designs xx

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  11. Love the background Loll, the flowers look so pretty against it xx

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  12. Beautiful use of distress inks, I love the warm color palette of this! Thanks for writing to me Loll, it was great to hear from you! Sending hugs! xxx

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  13. Wonderful warm cheerful colours, a great smooshed background, and a pretty bouquet!

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  14. Hello Loll! I can see I've missed a lot and I can see you have been making some stunning cards!!! Sorry to have been MIA for so long, no notifications once again and been busy. So coming through from Dashboard, maybe I can stay up to date now! Love your beautiful smooshed background and those stamped flowers. Such a sunny, happy, cheerful card!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  15. What a gorgeous card Loll - love your background, and the fact that you coloured the flowers with one of the same colours
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  16. Simply elegant, so pretty, great background and CAS perfection. Thank you and the team for inviting me as your guest designer, I am still smiling x

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  17. LOVE the vibrant colors of your water colors Loll...SOOO pretty! This month has gone by so fast and I haven't even played along yet...NEED to get busy! But anyway, lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

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  18. Ooooh, I really love that you chose ripe persimmon distress ink for the blooms and how you created an organic feel to the petals...beautiful background, too!

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  19. Beautiful colours on this wonderful background Loll, gorgeous image.
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Poppystamps!
    Pam x

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  20. beautiful! Thank for playing with us AT poppy stamps!

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)