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Sunday, 8 July 2018

A Mix Up Watercolour Card

Hi and Welcome. I have a card for you today for the
CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour Challenges.
Same card though!
Check out the details for Mix Up Here
We are asked to show how we colour our Dies
and Watercolour Here to Splash Watercolour.
Loll has an easy peasy Tutorial Here
Now those that know me are aware that I love
messing around with all sorts of techniques.
Here is what I came up with - 
I am using 'those' SU 4 Feathers Dies
but before I got to them I started with my background.
I inked my craft mat with Tim's Mermaid Lagoon
then added some  Perfect Pearls Powder. All I had to do was
a bit of thumping my watercolour cs onto the mat
and drying as I went along making sure I only covered
part of my paper. It has a real shimmer IRL.
I then cut out my feathers and randomly thumped
parts of the feather. The back one I inked the edges.
My twine wasn't the right colour so I inked that up with
the Mermaid Lagoon (with my fingers)
Yes I had nice coloured fingers when I finished.
The feather were then popped after I added my twine.
Sentiment is from 49 AND Market.


My MIX is -  Die Cuts
Splash Water Colouring 
Distress Inks and Powder
Stamping 
My CAS is Splash Watercolouring
on the background and cut feathers.

Clean and Simple on Sunday
have also got a CAS Splash Water Colour Challenge
so will pop this over there.

Since it's Winter here in 
'The Land Down Under'  it's a great time to play
and I have a few other cards in the finishing stages
so there is more to come for those CAS Challenges.

Once more I will add this over at
Monochrome Magic for their latest Challenge Here
This time not with the twist of 'purple'

Till next time
Cherrio from

11 comments:

nancy littrell said...

So pleased you played along with us today, Ina at CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour. Love your Splash background, colored die cut feathers and died twine. So fun getting inky...literally:-) Hugs...Nancy

Cheri said...

This is fabulous, SS! I love that bg technique and the design you came up with using the feathers. Another wonderful card from your talented self.

Mac Mable said...

You sure are a technique girl and you always look like you have so much fun x. The blue and the shimmer look fabulous on the background and those die cut feathers. Here's to inky fingers... Always good to see you in the gallery at The CAS Mix Up Challenge Ina x

Loll said...

LOVE your splashed background and feathers Ina! Such a pretty design. And awesome that you dyed your twine to match ... so worth the blue fingers. :) Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour! xx

Marcia HIll said...

Lovely, lovely monochromatic card Ina!! Your splashed background and feathers are SO pretty and I love the matching twine too! And I'm sure the sheen from the perfect pearls powder is awesome IRL!! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with us at CAS Watercolour!! :0)

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wonderful card Ina.

Bonnie said...

I love how you've splashed watercolor on your feathers, Ina! A perfect match for the splashed background! A brilliant idea to color the twine to match! Well worth the inky fingers! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour!

julie_woolston said...

Fabulous card Ina, love the design and detail.
Hugs Julie xxx

Lisa J said...

Great Watercoloured card. Thanks for paying along with me this month. Lisa Monochrome Magic

Julia Aston said...

So lovely in the blues Ina! a wonderful water splash background for your pretty trio of feathers - the little know of twine adds great texture to your CAS design! thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up! Julia xx

Jo Manna said...

A Blue Beauty, Ina. Love that you succeeded in colouring the leaves to contrast against the blue and white background. A monochromatic success, thanks so much for joining us at CAS Mix Up! xx