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Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Watercoloring flowers

 I am back with a different watercoloring technique.
WHW 152: I am very much inspired by a technique challenge at Inspired By Stamping. Here is my creation:
 After seeing the stamping demonstrations from very talented Joanna M. a couple days ago, I was inspired to try the watercoloring technique she demonstrated in the video. Thank you so much for sharing!
I stamped the flowers on watercolor paper and used some distress markers and water brushes to blend the colors. It's different from my other watercolor attempts so far. Here is the stamp set I choose for stamping.
I stamped the flower centers first and heat embossed it. Then by masking it,  I stamped the large petals, making sure to overlap them and meet around the flower center. Then heat embossed them.
In the background  I added distress inks in Gathered twigs to create a marbled effect. Once dry I dripped water onto it just because I love those bleached out patches. Then I stamped the sentiment and heat embossed it. A few hearts were also stamped and added glossy accents on it for dimension. And finished it off by adding a organza dotted brown ribbon on it!
I am entering this card in the BGC#65 - Mood board + Stamping. I found their moodboard very inspiring. I love those chocolate brown hearts and bunch of flowers in vase.
Hope you like it!
    Have a colorful day!
    Supplies used:
    White CS, watercolor sheet, Brown CS
    Flower stamp from Itsy Bitsy, Small hearts from Waffle Flower
    Sentiment from Inspired By Stamping-Big Wishes II,
    Distress Markers-Festive berries, Salty ocean, Seedless preserves, Picked raspberry, Squeezed lemonade, Gathered twigs
    Wow embossing powders-Opaque bright white Super fine, Earthtone pepper
    Versacolor ink-Brown
    Tonic edger punch, Glossy accent

    I would like to enter my project into the following challenges: IBSIC90---Hearts

              Cosmic Colours Challenge #10



aussie aNNie said...

Vinita this is absolutely beautiful...lovely stamp too.xx{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Lin said...

So pretty, Vinita - love your beautiful bright flowers! The white embossing makes the colors pop even more! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous! Love the technique you used and the finished card is so beautiful!

Janis said...

Beautiful, Vinita!! You did a fabulous job with the IBS challenge. LOVE your card.
<3 J

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Lisa said...

This is stunning, Vinita!! The colors are gorgeous!! I love the watercolor technique!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

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Carole Robb Bisson said...

Great layout , colors and texture. Thank you so much for entering our 169th AG challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday. Please come back really soon with you wonderful art. Blessings, Carole xoxo

Tanvi Shah said...

Wonderful watercolor effect Vinita!

Mynn xx said...

This is absolutely beautiful! LOVE this card--the texture is amazing! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Pop's Cards said...

Such a gorgeous creation, love the colours that you have chosen, thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this time, hugs Pops x

Loll Thompson said...

Beautiful card Vinita. And a wonderful mix of techniques. Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers.

Judith said...

Vinita this is just fabulous - lovely stamping and masking and great texture hugs Judith x

Kylie said...

Wonderful use of the techniques. Your watercoloured flowers are stunning! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers and Inspired by Stamping xx

PJ said...

this is awesome !!!
Thank you so much for playing along with us at BGC :)this month

Colette said...

Beautiful. Your watercolouring is perfect. Thank you for playing along with Cosmic Colours this month :o)

Dee Miranda said...

The watercolored flowers are very pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS-ual Fridays (:

lisa808 said...

Beautiful card and watercoloring! Thanks for joining us at IBS and congratulations on your win!

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW what a stunner it is. You made an uninspiring flower stamp look so beautiful !!
Dr Sonia
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zub momi said...

Fabulous card and lovely watercoloring!
Thank you so much for playing along with us at BGC :)

Deepti said...

Beautiful water coloring :)

Shubhra said...

Lovely water stamping Vinita.

Thanks for playing along with us at BGC !:)

Zw@@n said...

Stunning card in great colours. Thanks for joining us at CAS on Sunday. Luv, Wilma

Monika Reeck said...

this is so different than your cards
not much embelishment
nearly one layer
the color are so pop up if you embossed it with white embossing powder
this is really cool technique I will try this too dear Vinita
and I guess your card is a winner on those some challenges
good luck my dear friend
hugs, Monika

cotnob said...

This is a beautiful card Vinita, gorgeous colours and design.

Judy1223 said...

Vinita, the white embossed flowers are so beautifully colored! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Your watercoloring is stunning, Vinita! It's lovely to visit you again. I finally got the blue follow button to work on your blog, so I'm happy to be your newest follower! I'd love to have you join me as a follower on my side bar, too, if you like! I hope to see you again soon!! Hugs, Darnell

Jen W. said...

Your flowers are stunning, Vinita! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

RoseyHearts said...

I am super jealous watercolors have never been my thing but you do it amazingly!

Milka Gubo said...

Oh WOW!!! Beautiful card, gorgeous design, stunning watercoloring! :-D I like it a lot! :-D

Eesha Kolli said...

Adorable work. Thanks for joining the fun at CAS-ual Fridays challenge this month :-)

Handmade Cards by Archana said...

Beautiful watercoloring Vinita. Loved those embossed blooms.Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Friday´s challenge.

Aneta said...

They are stunning! Great design & colours!
Thank you for playing along at BGC!

Anonymous said...

Wow they look so professional! Loved loved absolutely loved it !!!

Betty J. said...

Lovely flowers on you pretty card. Thanks for playing along with us at Little Tangles and hope to see you again.