Friday, June 10, 2011

Watercolored Flowers

I put together another card with a panel I stamped the other day using a watercolor technique:

The grass from Hero Arts CL428 Earth Flowers was inked with Ranger peeled paint distress ink and then spritzed with a mix of perfect pearls and water before stamping on a piece of watercolor paper.  The weed from Hero Arts CL185 Elegant Weeds was inked with a Stampin' Up rich razzleberry marker and spritzed as above before stamping.  It's difficult to see in the photo but I also stamped Hero Arts S5507 Envelope Pattern with Ranger antique linen distress ink on the sentiment circle and distressed the whole thing with the same ink.  Sentiment is from Hero Arts CL342 Everyday Sayings. 
Other Materials Used:  Stampin' Up cs, pp and butterfly die, Nesties, Queen & Co. pearls, Cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder, Basic Grey pp (butterfly)

I took my mom and her cat to the vet yesterday as she had made the painful decision to put Cali (short for Calico) to sleep.  I'm going to be honest - there was no love lost between me and Cali.  I don't have enough fingers and toes to count the number of times Cali tried to bite me!  But for 12 years Cali was good company for my mom and for that reason alone my heart aches for my mom.

6 comments:

Pam W Merwin said...

I love your papers, butterfly and the watercolor effect looks great!

Barb said...

Oooo, that deep cranberry color looks wonderful with the green, Robin! I love your houndstooth butterfly too! Such a pretty sympathy card!

Anette said...

WOW! Your watercolor stamping has made me want to run to my studio and get stamping! I love this technique, and the look you have achieved with it, and it's been TOO long since I've tried it! Amazing, Robin!

Rosemary said...

oh wow!!! another amazing watercolor card, robin!! really love the colors on this one!!

Tiffany said...

Really pretty collage of colors, love this one too, Robin!!

AnitaRex said...

This is lovely! Such a great sympathy card. Sad for your reason of making it! Although you did make me laugh! :> I love how it's all watercolored and blotchy looks sooo good!