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Tuesday, 15 November 2016

A Watercolour Poppy

Once again I have moved away from Christmas Cards
to make this Thank You card to send to a friend.
 
 
I do love the soothing effect water colouring has
on me. I find it so relaxing.
 
This is another CAS card - my favourite lately.
I have used a metallic card stock for
my base and first layer.
I decided to add a spritzed background colour
using Tim Holtz Dried Marigold
adding a few speckles for interest.
Now to add some text to the background
from 49 and Market
as part of the criteria for the
 
 
I then went on to heat emboss my poppy
which is a Rubbernecker stamp
working on canvas paper rather than
the usual watercolour paper.
This was painted with some
shimmery paints I had recently bought
and thought it timely to try them out.
Both layers are slightly popped.
Inked around the edges and corner rounded.
Sentiment is also from 49 and Market.
 
Popping this one over to
for their
 
 
Thanks so much for dropping in.
I love reading your Kind Words.
 
 
 


12 comments:

Karen Hawkins said...

It's absolutely gorgeous!

Judy Woodland said...

Oh wow, this is just beautiful, Ina. You have colored your flowers perfectly, and that background is the bomb!! I have never used canvas paper...I will have to give it a try. LOVE this card!

Cheryl Wright said...

Totally stunning, Ina!! You've done a fabulous job!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I really love this Ina. Your water coloring is awesome. Great layout and choice of colors for it too!

Loll said...

Gorgeous card Ina! Those poppies are so bright and beautiful. They look amazing with the softer colours and text background. Your friend is going to love receiving this card! Thanks for sharing at CAS Watercolour!

nancy littrell said...

Oh Ina, your watercolored card is so beautiful. I love all the depth and texture you achieved with your background spritzing, splatters and text. Really is such a nice addition to your gorgeous watercolored poppies. TFS and joining us at CAS Watercolour. Hugs, Nancy

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful watercolor card, Ina! I too find watercoloring so relaxing! I love your spritzed and splattered background and those poppies are gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

Nandini said...

Super gorgeous card. Love the background and the gorgeous water coloring. Great to see you at Addicted To Stamps and More. All the very best to you. Nandini, DT

Inkyfingers said...

What a pretty card and I love your soft colours and spritzing.
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM

My Paper Epiphany said...

Gorgeous card! I love the artsy look!

Cheri said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, SS. A work of art, worthy of framing! Gorgeous!

Kathy Krug said...

Beautiful flower.Love the background.