01 August 2019

Watercolour Poppies

HI Everyone, my DT card today is for the Morgans Artworld ATG Challenge all details below.

My card today uses the poppies image and I printed it out and then water coloured it, something I've not been successful in before. I've been watching some tutorials and they say to dry the print before using the water colours, so heat gun out and it worked! LOL. I also used blue for an outline background, I wasn't sure about the colour, but I think it's OK. I'm quite pleased with the overall result and feel more confident to do it all again.

I cut out the oval frame and a leaf of the stamp to overlap it, to add a little interest. I thought the sentiment could be used for lots of purposes.

poppy digi - Morgans Artworld
sentiment stamp - Stamps by Me
oval frame card - Centura Pearl
spot background card - Hunkydory
red card - Dovecraft
ribbon - stash
Nuvo Brilliantly Vibrant watercolour pencils
Tonic oval dies



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27 comments:

Anne said...

This is beautiful Faith. I love the soft effect of water colouring but can never quite master it - you've done a lovely job
Anne x

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! The flowers are beautiful!! I love the pretty colors!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Carol L said...

Your poppies are beautifully colored and I love how one stem falls out of the frame along with a perfect little bow! Beautiful!

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Faith, what gorgeous card, such a lovely image, I do love poppies and your water colouring is fabulous, it's just all practice with watercolouring and there are some really good You Tube videos to help, Kate x

Mac Mable said...

Your water colouring looks fabulous Faith and what a beautiful card. Love how you've popped a one leaf over the oval die cut.....Very creative x

Marie said...

Lovely card.

Hetty said...

Beautiful card, Faith and the watercoloring is wonderful.

Petra-loves-paper said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining digichoosday challenge, greetings Petra

NanaConnie said...

Fantastic water coloring, Faith! I like that you chose blue for the outline. FYI, purple also works; just a little something I learned back in my days of rubber stamping everything. :-D I really love the oval shape of the image and that bow pulls the color from the poppies and makes them, well, pop. :-D

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful poppies and great watercolouring my pencil colouring looks like a child did it-actually that's a little unfair as a child would probably do better lol-love the little leaf over the edge and great font
carol x

Greta said...

How beautiful! Love how you let the leaf come over the frame!

Tristan said...

Lovely card Faith. Those flowers are beautifully coloured and highlighted with that oval frame. Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. Tristan DT.

Shirley Young said...

You’ve done a great job with the colouring Faith, it looks beautiful xx

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Faith, pretty poppies and fabulous colouring.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Dawn T said...

Your watercolouring is perfect Faith. So happy it worked out for you. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. Dawn -DT

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card and lovely poppies. Thanks for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

wannabcre8tive said...

A wonderful card and great water coloring. I love poppie's.

JanR said...

Great card! Those poppies are lovely. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Nancy said...

That's really gorgeous, Faith! The poppies are beautiful! I like your pretty bow too! :o)

Katie said...

Stunning card

Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

A beautiful card Faith with my favourite flower. Stunning colouring too

June

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Shona Erlenborn said...

This is amazing! What gorgeous coloring!

ScrappyHorses said...

Very lovely with those soft colors! Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday! ~Katrina

mum of two said...

Gorgeous! You do lovely work. Thanks so much for playing with us at Die Cuttin Divas. Hope to see you again soon :)

michelle (Die Cuttin Divas DT)
Purple Monkey Moments

Linby said...

Poppies! Love, love love