Saturday, 10 March 2018

Birthday Blooms in a Watercolour Wash of Pastel Colours

Wow !   I had fun with this one.   I have been wanting to have a go at the Watercolour Wash technique for sometime now and this really was completely absorbing - if you will pardon the pun !



I clear heat embossed the floral stamp from the Birthday Blooms stamp set all over a piece of square watercolour paper.   Then using an Aqua Painter I put down lots of water completely covering my square.

I chose an assortment of inks, Melon Mambo, So Saffron, Wisteria Wander, Bermuda Bay and Pear Pizzazz and picked up the colours with my brush and let them all merge in a really pretty and colourful pastel array of colours, the water having muted the inks into a soft and delicate palette.

I left it to dry out naturally before trimming it to fit a Bermuda Bay 8 x 4 base scored at 4 inches.



I used my Stitched Shapes for the circular topper, stamping the sentiment in Bermuda Bay ink to match the card stock.

I loved working with all these beautiful colours to make what I think is a really pretty little card.

Hope you like it.

Thanks for looking and I hope you will pop back again.

Bye for now.

Linda xx



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8 comments:

  1. This is Gorgeous Linda and definately a technique I will try when I get back home.
    Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your weekend. ♥♥

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    1. You will thoroughly enjoy it ! Thanks Chris xxxxxx

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  2. What a beautiful effect, I'm going to try this out, thank you for sharing your great techniques with us Linda 🤗 ❤️❤️

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    1. Thanks Cal - honestly try it ! Its really cool - thanks for the lovely comment. xxx

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  3. Would love to see a video in this style Linda or a workshop one day x

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  4. Hi Linda
    A lovely card and lovely technique. I will definitely try this one love and huggles Dipstick xx

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  5. Linda, wow what a fantastic technique. I definitely want to try that out looking at the results you have achieved in your design. Thank you for sharing this with us crafters Linda. :O)

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