This is for Cathy's Sketch Challenge. I love polka-dots and I'm using up old paper, so I layered up the dots. I used a darker green for the banner and white embossed the sentiment. Used ribbon for the #3 strip - ruffled coral over a white organdy ribbon and paper flowers for the #6 circles. So much could be done with this layout.
This is also for Nicole's VSN challenge to use Kim's Foolproof Watercolor technique. I chose lighter colors, so it's a little difficult to see in the photo. I scrunched up a baby wipe and pick up ink from the ink pad, then patted and wiped it on the watercolor paper. I used two colors - (cantaloupe & pistachio) to line up with the tulips & stems. I went around the area inside the edges twice to make it darker and create a "frame" and then swiped along the outside edge again for a finishing touch. Quick and easy and pretty results.
For the tulips, I stamped with coral ink and then used a yellow watercolor crayon down the middle of each tulip and then blended with aqua painter brush. For the stems & leaves, I stamped with olive ink and colored around with a lighter green watercolor crayon and blended. Stamped the bow in cantaloupe.
Hope you can use both challenges for your springtime cards. TFL
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 GMT Views: 963