Monday, January 18, 2016

Lawnscaping Challenge #122: Watercolor Sponsored by Lawn Fawn

My favorite of challenges - WATERCOLORING!! I adore this technique. Head on over the Lawnscaping Challenge blog to see the rules for entering your project as well as all the amazing design team inspiration.

We are sponsored by the always amazing Lawn Fawn! They are sponsoring this challenge with a free stamp set of the winner's choice! 

On to my project!

I wanted to make a birthday card since my stash is getting a little low on them, so I pulled out some watercolor cardstock, embossing folder and my Distress Inks and went to work. I rubbed on three different Distress ink colors (all supplies are listed below) over my embossed watercolor cardstock panel. I then flicked on water to give it that splotchy look you see. I love how it came out! 

For the sentiment of this card, I simply used the Make a Wish and the balloon, which I popped up with some foam adhesive and added a black and white twine string to for some interest. 

I diecut three tags and left the sentiment tag simply white with some purple ink and a little rhinestone to dot the "i" for some sparkle.

I chose a strip of dark purple patterned paper behind my watercolored panel and glued everything down. Simple and really punchy card!

It's hard to capture, but the balloon and the center of the hearts on the second tag are colored in with my Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen. They give a nice shimmer to these elements. 

I hope you have fun with this challenge!

  • 6x6 Let's Polka Paper Pack
  • Tag You're It
  • Party Animal
  • 6x6 Project Life, Confetti Edition Paper Pad
  • Versafine, Onyx Black
  • Memento Luxe, Sweet Plum (sentiment)
  • Darcie Embossing Folder, Tribal Chevron
  • Distress Inks: Scattered Straw, Tumbled Glass, Dusty Concord
  • Spectrum Noir Aqua Marker (Gold; balloon)
  • Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens, Crystal Clear


Evelyn vasquez said...

The colors work so well together and the three tags work so well.

Celeste Goff said...

What an awesome textured and watercolored background! I love it!

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