Sunday, 16 April 2017

Remember the Green and Pink

It's the middle of April already so time to remind you that you only have until April 24th to link up a card featuring watercolouring in green and pink in the CAS Watercolour challenge.

My garden is finally coming to life after our longer, colder, and snowier than usual winter, and the beautiful ornamental cherry trees are starting to bloom, so I was inspired to pull out a stamp that includes some spring blossom.

I stamped in Archival ink and then painted with my Gansai Tambi watercolour paints.  A simple sentiment, a trim with a stitched square die, and a piece of fun foam to pop it up on a kraft card base, and it's done!  A fun image to watercolour and detailed enough that it needs no embellishments.

Head on over to CAS Watercolour for more inspiration and to link up your card.

I'm also entering my card in the new Less is More challenge "Spring Walk" - I love seeing the blossoms and the birds building their nests when I'm out walking the dogs at this time of year!

Stamps - B Line Designs bird and nest, PTI sentiment
Ink - Ranger Archival Jet Black
Paper - kraft cs, watercolour paper
Size - 4.75" square
Accessories - Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, Lil Inkers stitched square die, fun foam


  1. Love the soft colours of your watercoloured spring blossoms and beautiful nested bird. :) This really is a great time in our area with all the gorgeous cherry blossoms in full bloom. xx

  2. Your pretty bird found the perfect place to nest, Susan! Love those beautiful cherry blossoms! Enjoy those spring blooms, my friend!

  3. I love your soft watercoloured cherry blossoms and bird. Susan. Such a beautiful example of Spring. TFS my friend. Hugs..

  4. Very nice! Such a pretty image, nicely colored.

  5. A superb image of Spring and beautifully coloured Susan. Your watercolouring is fabulous. Thanks for playing with us at Less is More this week

  6. Such a terrific image. Spring is in the air! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  7. beautiful spring scene, and love the image on a square card.

  8. How gorgeously pretty with the soft watercolouring and that fabulous image! Perfect for our spring walk challenge and a really lovely card <3 Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

  9. Great way to incorporate the pink and brown. Delicate card and loving that stamp. Yes I agree detailed enough stamp and needs no embellishments. Yes our garden is slowly coming to life too.. Isn't Mother nature wonderful? x

  10. lovely card Susan...the soft tones are perfect with this image.
    xx Karen

  11. This really signifies Spring in my eyes, lovely soft colours. And it looks great mounted on kraft.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x


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