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Fragmented Butterfly

Catching up on my Online Watercolor for Card Makers Class after being away for the weekend…

Today I tried watercolor stamping background technique… and also used my stampendous fragments embossing enamel, glitter and flakes..

butterfly

The card base is Bazzil Marshmallow Cardstock, then I took some Picked Raspberry distress ink, watered it down a touch, then tapped my paintbrush over some watercolour card to give a sprinkled effect…

butterfly 2

then I worked on the watercolour background technique… I used a basic grey background stamp with more of the picked raspberry distress ink, love how this turned out… the majority of background stamps that I own, have quite busy patterns, by that I mean that the pattern is quite close together, with tiny open spaces.

Then I took my Stampendous Shabby White Enamel embossing powder and sprinkled glitter and flakes, then heat embossed it from underneath the card, once melted, I pressed a small red rubber butterfly stamp into the centre.. you can see it better in the picture below..

butterfly 3

Here are some of the other backgrounds that I worked on today…

The blue/green dylusions with clear embossing powderand another background stamp by Basic Grey.. work in progress, I just need to figure out what to put on the front to finish the card off

blue embossed

and then the same background stamp,without embossing, done in Wild Honey Distress Ink.. I might just give this one an extra mist with more water tomorrow.. it looks more stamped than a watercolour background 🙂

wild honey

 

As always, thanks for popping round, and I will see you all tomorrow, with some more watercolour cards

Sarah:-)

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Hello Foxy!

Day 2 of the Online Card Class – Watercolor for Card Makers

#Lovingthisclass

My card for today concentrates on a watercolour background using the emboss resist technique featured yesterday, it looks like I am going to be working a day behind, I really want to try all the methods and techniques, its just a pity I have to go to work all day, which only leaves me with around an hour in the evenings to play..

hello foxy

 

If you already follow my blog, you will recognise the wee foxy tag I added to the front of my watercoloured embossed background, it was part of my homework for class that I was practicing over the weekend.    He just fitted perfectly on this card, it was meant to be!

I will add a list of supplies at the bottom of this post, just incase you are interested in any of the products I used.

hello foxy 2

supplies list :-

  • Simon Says Stamp Green Cardstock
  • Watercolour Cardstock
  • Versamark
  • Hero Arts Fine White Embossing Powder
  • October Afternoon Background Stamp
  • Clearly Besotted Round Tag Die
  • Green Sequins
  • Hemptique Natural Twine
  • Gorjuss Foxy Stamp Set
  • Inks Used to create the water colour background are all from Stampin Up
  • they are Pistachio Pudding, Basic Grey and Gumball Green

As always, thank you so much for popping round & see you tomorrow for another card!

Sarah 🙂