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Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Adding Some Sparkle

I said in one of my recent posts that I must try some of my Ching Chou Kuik stamps with my Twinkling H2Os. I've hardly used them since I got my Promarkers - I do find watercolouring so much harder than the markers. Well, I decided to put that neglect to an end last night!



The image is, I think, one of my favourites. She's coloured mainly with my Twinkling H2Os, although I did do the skin areas with Promarkers. The blue background was a mixture of Midnight Cosmic Shimmer spray and Sky Blue Radiant Rain. I used the 'cling film' technique, and when it was dry, I embossed it with a Cuttlebug folder in my Wizard. I've also used a piece of the same (unembossed) card as one of the image layers.

I added some more card - this time coloured with two of the shades from the main image - Guatemalan Green and Mystic Blue, and embossed it with one of the Cuttlebug borders.

I finished the card with some flowers cut using punches, embossed with Swiss Dots and painted again with colours from the image - this time Chiffon Pink and Bashful Blue.

The card fulfils the requirements for two challenges: Sketch and Stash and Saturday Challenge which required no patterned paper.

3 comments:

Sue said...

wow what a fabulous card,gorgeous image and colours and the embossing looks great ,thank you for joining us at sketch and stash

sue
xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wowzer this is awesome Josephine the colours are wonderful so is that beautiful image like you I tend to use promarkers and Copics yet before these I used to love water-colouring you have created such a beauty here.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Becky said...

Wow! What a stunning card Josephine, the image is so pretty and love how you coloured it!!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

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