Saturday, 12 May 2018

Tic-Tac-Toe Poinsettia

Squeaking in under the wire for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenge - Tic Tac Toe, using this board:


I chose the left hand vertical column - gold, water colours, flowers.


I heat embossed the poinsettia in gold, watercoloured it, splattered a bit of red, and mounted on fun foam on a gold card base with matching die cut sentiment.  I used gold gemstones for the centre of the flower.

I used my watercolour pencils, but I find it harder to do good watercolouring with them than with my Gansai Tambi paints.





Supplies:
Stamps - Penny Black poinsettia
Ink - ColorBox Gold
Paper - watercolour paper, gold shimmer cs
Size - 5.25" square
Accessories - gold embossing powder, watercolour pencils, gold gemstones, Spellbinders sentiment die, fun foam



9 comments:

  1. Beautiful poinsettia and a fabulous Card. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  2. Ooooh! I love this colour combo! Such a lovely card! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  3. Lovely card, Susan. I think you've coloured it beautifully with the watercolour pencils, but I know what you mean when you prefer a particular medium. Love the splatters and the gold gem stones. xx

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  4. Fantastic colouring with your watercolour pencils Susan. Your poinsettia is gorgeous. Love it paired with the yellow gold (my favourite gold!). Love the splatters. xx

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  5. It may be harder to watercolor with the pencils, but it looks just as beautiful as with the Gansai, Susan! Love all that gold!

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  6. Beautiful poinsettia, great work with the pencil watercolouring. I love the gold and red colour combo.

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  7. Your gold heat embossed poinsettia is so pretty with the soft watercolor pencil tones. TFS Susan. Hugs

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  8. Stunning poinsettia card Susan and the water colouring looks great to me x

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  9. Beautiful, Susan! Love the gold embossed poinsettia as well as your wonderful watercoloring. I too had trouble with the watercolor pencils but yours turned out perfectly. Gorgeous card.

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