Jane’s Doodles – Watercolored Lily

Hi there and happy Sunday!

I finally turned the gorgeous lily images from Jane’s Doodles that I had watercolored during one of the last coloring challenges from Kathy Racoosin into a card! Two cards actually – since I had quite a few colored lilies. I already shared the first card here on Flickr, in case you are interested to see it.

Today I have the second card here for you, my dear blog readers. It is a long card with a simple watercolor wash as a background.  To make the stitched rectangle die fit for my card size I used the partial die-cutting technique. The color scheme is basically monochromatic in pink and rosé. I followed a few challenges as inspiration which you will find below. 🙂

MY LILY CARD IN PINK:

Supplies for my card:

  • Jane’s Doodles – Lily Stamp Set
  • Jane’s Doodles – Belated Birthday Stamp Set (sentiment)
  • Winsor & Newton – Watercolour Markers
  • Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Versafine – Onyx Black Ink
  • Wow – Clear Embossing Powder
  • Wow – White Embossing Powder
  • Silver Sparkle Cardstock
  • Little Things from Lucy – Clear Heart Droplet

I hope to have given you some inspiration for using watercoloring on your own cards.

Have an amazing day! ♥

Rosali

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ENTERING THIS FOR:

https://janesdoodleschallenges.blogspot.com/2020/01/challenge-2-watercoloring.html

http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/2020/02/february-feminine.html

https://bastel-traum.blogspot.com/2020/01/85-monochrome-glitzer-monochrome-glitter.html

https://popsiclestickscreates.blogspot.com/ #BRImoodboard

 

Floral Fantasy Card for Bastel-Traum’s Challenge

Hi guys!

Today I am excited to be a Guest Designer for Bastel-Traum’s Challenge! They have a monthly card challenge that I have participated in several times. Then I was the lucky “Gold Award” winner of their November 2018 Challenge entering this Christmas card. Yay!! So here I am guesting for their new challenge – which is a color challenge.

My card features Altenew’s “Floral Fantasy” stamp set, an Altenew label sentiment saying “Let’s celebrate you” in German and one of their beautiful stencils with geometric shapes. I did layered stamping with different inks and some heat embossing for my top layer. I used a mask to place one flower behind the other and for the stenciling that I did afterwards. Scroll down to the supply list if you’re interested to know what products and ink colors I have used!

HERE’S MY FLORAL FANTASY CARD:

floral fantasy card with altenew

COLOR INSPIRATION FROM BASTEL-TRAUM:

bastel-traum-card-challenge color combo

Isn’t this gorgeous?!! Although there are flowers in the inspiration picture, I also thought about making a wintery critter card … but ultimately I ended up wanting to use the Altenew flowers again. Maybe I will still make a critter card with those yummy colors!

I can’t wait to see what you will come up with for Bastel-Traum’s challenge. 🙂 If you like card challenges as much as I do you might also want to take a look at my challenge page (consider yourself warned that it is long list! :D).

Thank you for stopping by today! ♥

Rosali

Entering this for:

https://virginialusblog.blogspot.com/2019/02/february-show-share.html
https://craftymilka.blogspot.com/2019/02/ilovemathchallenge12.html (I don’t have blogger but follow on WordPress)
http://theflowerchallenge.blogspot.com/2019/02/the-flower-challenge-29-use-your-latest.html

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USED SUPPLIES:

Stamps & dies:

Altenew – Floral Fantasy Stamp Set
Altenew – Sketchy Cities Abroad Stamp Set
Altenew – Layered Kaleidoscope Stencil B

Paper:

Neenah Solar White (Classic Crest) – 110 lb and 80 lb
Masking Paper (Repositionable Labels)

Inks left flower:

Ranger / Tim Holtz – Distress Oxide Ink SPUN SUGAR
Catherine Pooler Designs – Dye Ink BE MINE
Lawn Fawn – Dye Ink JUICE BOX

Inks right flower:

Ranger / Tim Holtz – Distress Oxide Ink WORN LIPSTICK
Catherine Pooler Designs – Dye Ink BE MINE
Lawn Fawn – Dye Ink JUICE BOX

Other Inks:

Ranger / Tim Holtz – Distress Inks SHABBY SHUTTERS, CRACKED PISTACHIO
Versafine – Onyx Black Pigment Ink (sentiment)

Other Supplies:

WOW – Metalline Himalayan Musk Embossing Powder
Create A Smile Stamps – Enamel Dots in LIGHT BLUE
Black Watercolor (for splatters)
3M – Foam Tape

Blue Lotus Card with Altenew

Hi friends!

Happy New Year’s Eve! How are you all doing today?

It’s been a few weeks since I blogged the last time … December is always so busy with all the preparations going on, meeting friends and sending out Christmas cards, too! I am sure a lot of you can relate. 😀 Now that Christmas is over I am back with a non-holiday card! I mostly send out birthday cards so I “shopped my stash” and made my first card using the beautiful Lotus stamps set from Altenew.

TAKE A LOOK AT MY BLUE LOTUS BLOSSOMS:

Altenew Lotus Card August Challenge

I used masking paper to stamp my three Lotus blossoms and also to protect them when inkblending over the bottom of my card front with yellow and green-ish traditional Distress Inks. For coloring I used Sapphire blue liquid watercolor. It gives such a great intense blue!

COLORING CLOSE-UP:

Altenew Lotus Card 2

The colors of this card where inspired by one of my favorite cardmakers when it comes to floral cards: Erum from Vibgyor Krafts. She picked one of her amazing blue flower cards for the Altenew August Inspiration Challenge which I took inspiration from.

To finish my card I splattered gold, black and white watercolors over the Lotus blossoms and added a small birthday sentiment from Altenew’s Sketchy Cities Abroad stamp set embossed in Rich Gold embossing powder on black cardstock.

Thank you for stopping by today! I am wishing you all an amazing & healthy New Year with lots of time for papercrafting or whatever it is that makes your heart happy. ♥

Rosali
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CHALLENGE ENTRY FOR:

Altenew Inspiration-Challenge-2018-12-SQ

AAACardChallenge#130

 


USED SUPPLIES:

Stamps & dies:

Altenew – Lotus Stamp Set
Altenew – Sketchy Cities Abroad Stamp Set

Paper:

Neenah Solar White (Classic Crest) – 110 lb
Masking Paper (Repositionable Labels)
Black Cardstock
Ranger – Watercolor Cardstock

Inks:

Distress Inks for ink blending
Versafine Ink

Other Supplies:

Pinkfresh Studio – Sapphire Liquid Watercolor
WOW – Clear Gloss Embossing Powder
WOW – Rich Gold Embossing Powder
Finetec by Coliro – Metallic Watercolors (for splatters)
Black & White Watercolor / Gouache (for splatters)
3M – Foam Tape