Sunday, June 15, 2008

Watercolored Flowers

Before I get to my card tonight--I want to give a special shout out to two of my stamping friends---Carole and Denise--who were just both added to the Splitcoaststampers Dirty Dozen today! Congrats girls---you are both truly amazing and very inspiring stampers!

I love this My Favorite Things image---I have used this A LOT and never tire of it. For this card I decided to watercolor the image. I love the effect watercolors has when you are painting water...always gives it a nice touch.

I stamped the "friend" sentiment on a piece of twill ribbon and used my Stampin' Up! Weathered background to provide some texture. (Sob! Did you hear that SU! is retiring that background???? I am so bummed!)

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Materials used: Stamps: In Full Bloom (My Favorite Things); Weathered (Stampin’ Up!); Cardstock-watercolor paper, barely banana, old olive, ruby red (Stampin’ Up!); Brilliance Black ink; Old olive classic marker (Stampin’ Up!); Barely Bannana classic stamp pad (Stampin’ Up!); Reinkers: artichoke, ruby red, brilliant blue, summer sun (Stampin’ Up!); Paintbrush; Paper piercing tool and mat pack (Stampin’ Up!); Hemp (Hobby Lobby); Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Rectangle Nestability dies (Spellbinders); Corner punch (Stampin’ Up!); Brads (We R Memory Keepers); Twill ribbon (Stampin’ Up!); Crimper (Fiskars); Sakura Stardust gellyroll pen; Dimensionals (Stampin’ Up!)


Thanks for stopping by!

22 comments:

Jennifer said...

Very, very pretty card ! Your attention to every detail is outstanding and it is always a joy to view your work.

Carolina said...

Beautiful card - love the layout and the stamped twill is the perfect touch!

Christina Fischer said...

Beautiful!! Love the colors! The stamping on the twill is great! :)

Anderson Arts Online said...

Beautiful work! Love the twine offset to the left; LOVE is in the DETAILS, you know!

Deb said...

Very Beautiful, Love it!!!

Dawn Easton said...

Beautiful Carolyn! Love the twill running like that and also the stamping on it! I love to watercolour too....wonder why I haven't done it lately....best do that today! Thanks for always inspiring me!
Fab news about Carole and Denise(my new Our Creative Challenge Girl)

Michelle said...

Beautiful, Carolyn! That is one of my "go to" sets, too!

Jennifer Buck said...

Tooo cute! :) TFS...hope you are doing well! :)

Janine said...

This is so pretty !!!
Have a fab day!

Erin... said...

absolutely beautiful!!! amazing coloring!

Donna said...

I know, huh? That's one of my favorite bg's with them! ugh what are they thinking??! love your card, it has a fall feel to it

Christi said...

This is so pretty!! I love the colors!!

Alexandra said...

Beautiful card Carolyn! I loved that you stamped on the twill, just gorgeous! Congrats to both your stampin' friends - that is awesome...have to go check out their blogs! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

specialcraftmom4 said...

Pretty card! I love the coloring and design (:

Patsy said...

Love your watercoloring. Looks great. The colors and background work great together. Awesome card as usual!!!

Erika H. said...

Your card is wonderful. Love the color combination...the background looks great.

Cathy said...

Beautiful l love the layout and the colours are awesome..you have so much talent its a joy to see your cards thanks for sharing this with us..its so Beautiful..

carole (TruCarMa) said...

Awww... thank you, friend! Safe travels and knock wood for no breakage. Let us know when your back in business! ((((Cammie!))))

stampmonkey said...

Very pretty card! -- love the watercolored flowers, the background, the design, and the stamping on the twill. Doesn't get much better than that. ;)

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh just beautiful!!! That stamped twill is my fave accent on this card!! I also love the "weathered" bg!!

Rose Ann said...

Your coloring is perfection, and your card is gorgeous!! Love this!!

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