Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Water Color & Lace

Hi Blog Friends!

Back with another post today!

I have a card for you that is for
Paper Trey Ink's- 11th Anniversary Celebration 
Found here:
This card is for the challenge on day 8. 
The challenge?
It's a Color Challenge! 

I used a sketch from SCS:

I will also be entering this in
The 30 Day Coloring Challenge
Found here:
 I actually didn't even remember in my earlier post, that today is day 30 for this challenge!
This challenge, even though it is 30 days, goes SO FAST!
Time flies when you're having fun, right?

Here is my card,
Water Color & Lace
I used Strathmore 140 lb Water Color Paper in my Misti,
& PTI- Make It Market: Don't Forget To Write,
for the floral design.

I chose to use the rough side of the water color paper this time.
There is just something about that textured side that draws me to it, it's beautiful!
So, I began....
 I inked up the stamp, spritzed it with my Distress Sprayer & stamped.
I just kept doing that, but wasn't getting the desired look I wanted!
So, then I inked up, & stamped, inked up again & then spritzed.
Getting better, but still not what I wanted.
So, I followed the same thing for the smaller floral  in the upper left hand corner,
 for consistency in the outcome.
I then just spritzed the whole thing & angling my Distress Sprayer,
so the water would push the color around.
I then used my heat gun to dry it some & spritzed it again, until I got my desired look.
This was my "coloring" for the Coloring Challenge!
Playing with color in water color form.

I used PTI- Scalloped A2 Die Collection for the oval.
 I almost went with a rectangle, but I thought there was too much white left,
& scaled it down some with the oval & created a mat for it myself.

I chose some designer papers to go with it, 
Recollections- Wild Flower Paper Stack.
I used PTI- Make It Market Mini: Lovely Lace-
 the lovely corner pieces from the set.
(I LOVE this set!)
Here is a close up of the water coloring.
I used SU-inks:
Certainly Celery
Lavender Lace- larger flowers- in my pictures they don't look as lavender as they do in real life.
Brilliant Blue
Tempting Turqoise
Baha Breeze 
Those were the colors that I thought matched the closest to PTI's Colors for this challenge.
(I test the colors out with this set first on a scrap piece,
 & list them as I go for future reference & tuck them away in a page protector I keep the original stamping order for these stamps in.
 I love discovering new color combo's to use with this set.
 It's one of my favorite floral's from PTI!)
 I popped the oval up on Scotch Perm. Mounting Tape for dimension.

You can see only a bit of what I did on the card base here in the lower left hand corner-
I used a  Zig-Water Mark Pen to create stripes. 

I added Nuvo Crystal Drops- Caribbean Ocean on the centers of the flowers 
& topped them off with MS- Crystal Fine Glitter. 
Later, I added Nuvo Jewel Drops- Sea Breeze & 28 Lilac Lane Sequins.
This is the inside:
 Decorated with PTI- Make It Market Mini-Lovely Lace, 
& no sentiment, but left blank for a hand written note to be written.

Hope you like!

Water Color & Lace, who would have thought?

Supplies not mentioned above:
*SU- Markers
*SB- Tool-N-One
* Zig- Emboss Pen (Water Mark Pen)
*Scotch AT
* Stamp Shammy

1 comment:

  1. I just love the effect with the florals. Such a gorgeous card and the colors are perfection! Hugs, Autumn


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