Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Inspired Peonies

Yet another card for the CAS Watercolour April challenge of Green and Pink.

 
It's also for the SCS Inspiration Challenge to choose an image from a Pinterest board called Floral Arrangements.  I chose this image:


And here's the card I was inspired to make:


I stamped my Penny Black image in Versafine Smokey Grey so that it was a bit lighter than stamping in black. Then watercoloured the image, splattered a tiny bit around the edges, added a sentiment, die cut with a stitched edge die, bordered in green, and popped up on a cream card base.

I used a new sentiment stamp that I really like.  I recently spent a few days with my sister who lives 3,000 miles away so I'm going to send it to her.




Supplies:
Stamps - Penny Black Centerpiece, Impression Obsession sentiment
Ink - Versafine Smokey Grey
Paper - watercolour paper, green and cream cs
Size - 5.75" square
Accessories - Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, fun foam, Lil Inkers stitched square die




9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Susan!! Beautiful watercolouring of a beautiful image. Your sister is going to love this. xx

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  2. So pretty! Great idea on the gray in.

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  3. Such a lovely sentiment and such a pretty card. So artsy and the grey stamping works so well...your sister is going to love it! x Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such kind comments. The flower stamp I used is by Wplus9 as is called Beautiful bouquets:ranunculus. The beauty of it...it comes as one very pretty stamp and no masking! Thanks again Susan x

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  4. I always love to see what you do with this stamp, Susan! Another beauty! Your sister will be so pleased!

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  5. love this and the script is wonderful!
    xx Karen

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  6. Susan, Your beautifully watercoloured bouquet and sentiment will probably bring your sister to tears (it would me). So beautiful and filled with love. TFS my friend. Hugs..

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  7. great sentiment, so perfect with your vase full of flowers, Beautiful watercolouring:)

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  8. This should be framed, Susan! It's a beautiful floral work of art that your sister will treasure!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. I love the soft colors of your watercoloring as well as the stamping in Versafine gray! I may have to have that pad. You did an exceptional job on grounding your image too!

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