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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Have a Beautiful Day!

Hi All

Today I wanted to do some watercolouring and here is what I created: 


I was inspired by the card by Jenni at Muse. You can see Jenni's card here or at the bottom left of this post. I took from Jenni's card:

-The use of flowers to cover the card base-quite unusual for me and although I didn't manage to cover the whole base
-the sentiment strip but I used vellum
-the water colour look-I am not sure if Jenni's card is water coloured but it looks it!

The colours at Colour Throwdown really caught my eye this week. I thought it an usual combo but loved it and wanted to have a play.

I used my new stamp from STAMPlorations, heat embossed it in white then used water colours in orange, red and yellow. I then just splattered some purple paint around.

The sentiment was heat embossed in orange. I placed the card onto a red base as I thought my red water colour paint was quite pale and wanted to add a more vibrant red. Although in the photo it appears orange, I assure you it is red!

This was fun to make and the water colouring very relaxing.

Enjoy your day

I will also enter this into:


            

15 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous and cheerful Sandie, I love the colours xx

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  2. Fabulous! I live everything about it.
    Elaine

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  3. OH so pretty ... but you have me wondering how those gorgeous 'sunflowers' would look with deep purple centers?! Try it? xx
    =]

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  4. Lovely background paired with the vellum belly band! Thanks for joining us at Color Throwdown!

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  5. This is do cheery and bright!(my flowers were stamped just using a distress ink)can see why you loved how it turned out !Thanks for playing along at Muse this week x

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  6. Sunny, warm and so pretty! Love that you're stretching your comfort zone with watercolour! Thanks for joining us at Muse this week, Sandie!

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  7. Love the vibrant and sunny colours! They are combined so beautiful! And congrats at being "Chick of the week"at Just Us Girls! Have a good weekend!

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  8. So beautiful...love those sunny colors!

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  9. Such a pretty card, Sandie! I love the soft coloured flower background.

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  10. So happy and bright Sandie!! I love these colors!

    Patti

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  11. Your watercoloured flowers look so soft and are simply beautiful, Sandie!!!! And the yellow with the orange and red do look lovely!!! Wonderfully done, my friend!!!!
    Hugz

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  12. This is gorgeous - love the subtle colours!

    Jen xx

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  13. Such a pretty card. Beautiful colours.
    xxx

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  14. I think you managed to keep this vibrant card both stylish and non messy. I went in a totally different direction being inspired by graffiti as well as these colors. Or maybe I was thinking tagging, I don't know, lol.

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  15. Those vibrant colours on these sunny blooms positively glow, Sandie ... they're fabulous with the bright sentiment! Hugs, Anita :)

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