Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hawthorne & Roses Watercolor Bouquet

8/18/2015
Hello everyone!  Heidi, here today and I have a card with a beautiful watercolor bouquet of flowers to share with you.


I stamped the Hawthorne & Roses image using Jet Black StazOn ink on to Strathmore Mixed Media paper.  Then I used Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor paints to color the image.


Here is a close up of the image.  After I was done watercoloring the image then I did a watercolor wash using a couple colors of blue for the background.  To finish off the watercolor I used the black paint on my brush with a little water to create the tiny paint splatters.  Then I used Spellbinders Labels Forty-One to die cut the image.  I also created another die cut to layer in the background using Labels Thirty-Five.  


I embossed the white background piece using a doilies embossing folder from We R Memory Keepers.  To finish off the card I added a hand dyed seam binding bow and a couple of acrylic leaves and a pink rose for embellishments.

Thanks so much for joining me today!


Pink Ink Stamp Company products used, available online from Ellen Hutson LLC

Or you can visit the Pink Ink Stamp Company website to find a local retailer near you.




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