Saturday, June 6, 2015

Watercolor Blog Hop - Hello

Hi! I hope you are enjoying the weekend! I had a little time to make a card for the Watercolor Blog Hop that is being hosted by Pretty Pink Posh. Be sure to stop over at their blog for lots of inspiration! 




I love the soft, pretty look of watercolors. The watercoloring on my card is done with Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolors. I am just a beginning when it comes to watercoloring but I love the quality of these paints.


I started by creating the flowers with the Essentials by Ellen Clear Stamp Set, Bohemian Garden. I stamped the flowers on  Ranger Watercolor Paper in white ink and then embossing with white embossing powder. 

Next I cut out the flowers and the leaves with the Essentials by Ellen Designer Dies, Bohemian Garden


Next I created the pocket for the shaker portion of the card. I watercolored with soft yellow paint, let it dry, and then stamped a sentiment from the Essentials by Ellen Stamp Set, Mondo Magnolia. I dropped in a combination of pretty sequins for Pretty Pink Posh, and then added a piece of acetate between the card front and the card back. 

The final touch is two of my favorite stick pins from Maya Road, the Leaf Trinket Pins

Thanks for stopping by!!


22 comments :

  1. Oh so pretty! What a darling shaker card! I love how elegant you've made the shaker element with the addition of the doily. Great job.

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  2. Such a pretty card, I too love the doily and your watercolouring is gorgeous, Cathy x

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  3. Gorgeous! The doily framing the shaker....darling ♥

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  4. What a beautiful card ..Love the soft colors and your coloring !!

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  5. Gorgeous, Melody! Love the watercolored flowers and great way you used the leaf pins.

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  6. very pretty colouring, I do love a shaker card

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  7. Ohh! Love!! Your watercoloring is stunning and love that shaker!!:)

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  8. Wow Melody, where do I start? This card is simply gorgeous!

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  9. Stunning card! Love the soft colors!

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  10. This is a really lovely shaker card. Such pretty flowers.

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  11. Very pretty and feminine shaker card!

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  12. This is such a beautiful shaker card.

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  13. lovely card with beautiful flowers!

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  14. Melody-- Breathtaking, gorgeous, stunning, awe inspiring...are all words that came to mind when I saw your card,. But yet none of these words are quite sufficient. A true masterpiece!!

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  15. Your flowers are gorgeous and love the shaker element too.

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  16. what a gorgeous card, i love it.x

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  17. A fabulous shaker card!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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