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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Some pretty flowers...




Hi everybody, hope you are all well!
*sigh!

So today I decided to do a bit of watercolouring...I think I love these stamps and I think I love watercolouring!! This is so easy to do and you don't have to be great at colouring...Ijust love the effect, it's fab!

First, here's a wee close up...



So first I cut a piece of watercolour card and then white embossed the flowers, I actually had to mask them so I could overlap...that actually took me longer to cut and mask than it did to colour!

Edited: forgot to say the stgamps are from Tim holtz Flower Garden set.

Then I started colouring with my watercolour pens, starting with the lightest to darkest and just gradually adding colour until I got the shade I wanted.

I added a sentiment and some sequins to finish.

challenges:
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
Allsorts - fabulous florals
Colour Crazy Challenge - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Fab 'n' Funky -anything goes
Dream Valley - In the Pink
Penny Black and more - anything goes



Fi
x

21 comments:

Denise Bryant said...

I'd love to know who makes the pretty stamps! Beautiful card!

Aileen Ryan said...

Fi what an amazing looking card, totally in love with your watercolouring. Its sensational, don't know where the flowers are from but they are perfect for this card.

Juls said...

Gorgeous card, love the fresh look the watercolour ing gives xx

brenda said...

A gorgeous creation Fiona and such effective watercolouring, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts, Penny Black and More and Stamping Sensations challenges.

B x

Christine L said...

These are fabulous Fi! I'm loving your watercolouring.. Funnily enough I coloured the very same flowers yesterday, but can't show till Wednesday as they're for a friend's birthday! I used Zig Clean Colour pens... such vibrant shades!

Christine x

Bad Kitty said...

wow! this is so pretty!
hugs
Fiki
>^.^<

Erika said...

You've so got this style cracked Fiona, loving the real pop of colour.
The black ink on the white background really makes the flowers stand out too.

Hugs Erika. x

Lynne K said...

Love it! Fabulous colouring! Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

Lynne

Janette said...

Such a beautiful card, those flowers are stunning.x

suzanne2 said...

Absolutely beautiful, I've got these stamps and zig markers on my birthday list, I hope I can create something half as good as this if I get them!

Craftnut said...

Thanks for joining our challenge at allsorts X

Pen Sunshinepen said...

Beautiful card just love it and saw it in the top 5 so popped over to see you. crafty hugs and well done x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

love this card, the flowers are stunning , the happy birthday in black gives a contemporary look . Fab . jane x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card Fiona! I love the colours, so bright and cheerful and you have used lovely stamps! I must add these too my wishlist :) Beautiful made! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

Joan said...

Fabulous card , love the watercolour look of those lovely flowers

Thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations this month

Joan

linda said...

such a pretty card with lovely and vibrant flowers! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more!
linda

Claire said...

Gorgeous make, thanks so much for joining us Colour Crazy Challenge this time
Claire xx

Mervi said...

Gorgeous flowers and lovely card.
Thank you for sharing over at Penny Black and more;-))m

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Fi, this card is so stunning! Congrats on your Stamping Sensations Win with it!! So totally deserved. It's so beautiful. Hugs, Wends xoxo

Sibylle Herbe said...

Your card is beautiful. I love how you watercolored the flowers.

Teri Terrific said...

Saw this card on Pinterest tonight and was just mesmerized by it; my eyes kept going from one flower to another and back again. You did a beautiful job with the layout, your painting, and your color choices! I'm so very happy to have discovered you!