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December 29, 2010

Flowers For You

Whew!!! I was beginning to think someone wrapped up my muse over the holidays, it felt so good to actually get in the studio and be creative!  I used Card Patterns Sketch 96 as my starting point using the lovely Curio papers by Basic Grey along with Heartfelt Creations Posy Patch Garden Delights set.

I stamped the Watering Can image three times on Watercolor paper, and once on a piece of Basic Grey Curio paper.  The base image is cut with a Spellbinders Circle die, then I pieced the Watering Can with the Basic Grey paper.  The Flowers/Leaves are colored using the Marker Watercoloring Technique, I cut and colored the 2nd and 3rd set of flowers/leaves and popped them up on dimensionals over the base image for added dimension.
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Stamps - Heartfelt Creations
Card Stock - Chocolate, Watercolor, Peach Parfait
Ink - Black Archival, Chocolate Chip, Markers (Olive, Summer Sun, Peach Parfait)
Other - Dimensionals, Spellbinders Circle Dies, Gems, Dimensionals, Twine, Basic Grey Curio, H20 Brush
Here's the Card Patterns Sketch

Additional Challenges:
Flourishes FTTC98 - use pearls
City Crafter - Stamp It Out


Basement Stamper said...

Lisa, this card is beautiful! Love the watering can and those flowers looks so realistic.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Amazing and beautiful! I can almost touch it. Luv how you colored the sprinkling can and flowers!

Adair said...

This is beautiful, Lisa! I love the colors and how you used the Basic Grey paper for the water can. The colors work perfectly!

Velta said...

Lisa this is beautiful!!! I love the watercoloring technique you used...and the colors are perfect! Happy New Year to you and yours :)

Terry said...

That is the prettiest watering can I have ever laid my eyes on! Beautiful! Love the papers also And can't help but wonder how you keep track of all the items you use??? Have a great day!

Ros said...

Absolutely fabulous creation ... the can of flowers is just incredible ... thanks ever so much for sharing your talent here at CCCB

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Love the layers and dimension on the flowers. Well worth the effort!

Evelyn S. said...

The dimension is amazing....but I especially love the colors! I saw this on TJ and meant to comment, but lost my internet for the day. This is a beautiful piece, Lisa!

sandyh said...

this is a terrific card! i love all the dimension and interesting paper, not to mention the beautiful coloring on the flowers!
top job!

Mandy said...

Lisa, this is absolutely stunning! Your coloring on the flowers and can are amazing!!

Anonymous said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns,

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh wow, this is so pretty, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Unknown said...

This is so pretty.. I love the image you used.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

cnelson said...

Sooooo pretty! LOVE those flowers!
Thank you for playing along at CCCB!

Silke Ledlow said...

Perfect use of the pearls Lisa!!! Your card is simply beautiful!!! Thank you for playing the FTTC with us...hugs ~S~

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