Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Watercolors

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Dawn McVey has a great tutorial on watercoloring with your ink pads. I wanted to play, but don't have great, open stamp image to play with. So I picked a scrap piece of embossed circles paper on my desk and tried it out.

I liked how it turned out, so I adhered the scrap to a base, stamped a sentiment, and called it a night. I love quick projects!

Thanks for looking!
-Kelly

Supplies used:stamps:  PTI Think Big Sentiments
impression plates: PTI circles

9 comments:

  1. So pretty. And, great idea to use that embossed paper.

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  2. So cool! Love the effect you achieved!

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  3. Hi Kelly - lovely card! Cool idea to try it on embossing - now I want to try that too!

    I saw your post on my blog about your Aunt and Uncle living in Glen Ellyn - it is a small world! I am going to try and remember to ask my parents (Clark and Jackie Hoyt) if they know them. I graduated from 8th grade at St. Petronille and then we moved out to Seattle that summer - 1980. My Dad had worked for Sears in the Sears Tower in Downtown Chicago but our family moved back here to be with both sets of their parents as they were aging.

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  4. Embossing looks great. Clever girl!

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  5. What a great idea to used the embossed image - it really does look like flowers!

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  6. Clever use of the watercolor technique. It gives a great artsy effect that works so well on the card.

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I absolutely love reading comments. Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave one! - Kelly