Thursday, 6 July 2017

Pink Version

I loved the card (see this post) that I made for the opening of the CAS Watercolour challenge so much that I decided to do another version.  The original was in shades of blue (my favourite) but this one is in pink, orange, red, and violet - not my preferred colours so more of a challenge to use.

I used the same technique of painting the Zigs directly on the stamp and then spritzing with water..  I used my MISTI in order to be able to re-ink and re-stamp.  It's tricky to get just the right amount of water when spritzing so I recommend experimenting first!


I roughly masked the butterfly and stamped a text lightly behind it with Adirondack Lake Mist - a great colour for backgrounds (sadly discontinued).  I added strips of dark pink cs to the two edges and popped it up on a cream card base.

You have until July 24th to add a clean and simple watercolour butterfly card to CAS Watercolour!








Supplies:
Stamps - Penny Black butterfly, Stamp It Australia text stamp
Ink - Adirondack Lake Mist
Paper - watercolour paper, PTI Vintage Cream cs, scrap of dark pink cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Zig watercolour markers



11 comments:

  1. So pretty Susan, the butterfly looks amazing in pinks. I also love the text behind it's one of my favorite stamps :)

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  2. Your vibrant colors caught my eye on this one! I love the no line look with the Lake Mist. I sure will miss those inks now that they retired. Such awesome colors and they lasted for years and are still going. Beautiful card, Susan!

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    1. Thanks for your kind comments, Nancy! I didn't stamp the butterfly with the Lake Mist - just the text stamp. The butterfly was done just with Zig markers. I thought I'd clarify in case you wanted to try it.

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  3. This card is even more beautiful IRL! Thanks for making a special version for me in "my colours". :) LOVE it! xx

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  4. Gorgeous pink watercoloured butterfly, Susan. I loved your CAS design and colours. TFS my friend. Hugs..

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  5. Love the vibrant colours. The subtle background is a great foil for that beautiful butterfly x

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  6. The blue butterfly is really pretty, but I love this one even more! Love those vibrant colors and the background! The color matting on just the sides is a great look! Fantastic card, my friend!

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  7. another lovely card Susan...great colour just so perfect for the summer.
    Hope you have a fab wknd mf.
    xx Karen

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  8. Beautiful card, Susan. Love the bright bold colours. Very eye-catching.
    Looking forward to seeing you today.

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  9. I love this pink version too, Susan! So pretty! Great choice of the background. Hideko

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