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Thursday, February 27, 2020

1 Stamp, 2 Looks * Blossom



I needed two birthday cards for two different color-personalities which led me to use such different palettes on these cards. 

Playing along with:


CARD ONE SUPPLIES

STAMPS:  flower and sentiment - Stampin' Up! sets 'Bring on the Cake', 'Fifth Avenue Floral' (not sure how old the set is but it has been retired for years)
INKS: Versamark, Stampin' Up!
WATERCOLORS: Grumbacher
OTHER: white detail embossing powder, paper flowers, half pearls, LuminArte metallic paint, colored pencil

CARD ONE TECHNIQUE

1.  Stamp flower on watercolor paper with Versamark ink.  Emboss with detail embossing powder.
2.  Wet paper and using a paintbrush, float watercolor (2 shades) out from flower as shown.  3.  Paint in flower.  Let dry.
4.  Add colored pencil low-lights . 
5.  Add shimmery highlights at petal edges.
6.  Mask flower and splatter dark brown watercolor over background.
7.  Stamp sentiment in corresponding ink.
8.  Trim some flowers into leaves and apply them to panel with flowers.  
9.  Apply half-pearls.







CARD TWO SUPPLIES

STAMPS:  flower - Stampin' Up! 'Fifth Avenue Floral', sentiment - The Angel Company (TAC)
INKS: Versamark, Stampin' Up!
WATERCOLORS: Prima
STENCIL: Printworks
OTHER: white detail embossing powder, paper flowers, half pearls, flat-back sparkle bubbles, white gel pen, Wink of Stella pen


CARD TWO TECHNIQUE

1.  Stamp flower on watercolor paper with Versamark ink.  Emboss with detail embossing powder.
2.  Wet paper and using a paintbrush, float watercolor out from flower as shown.  
3.  Paint in flower.  Let dry.
4.   Add shimmery highlights to petal with Wink of Stella pen.
6.  Mask flower and stencil dots over background.
7.  Use white gel pen on to add mini dots to stenciled dots.
8.  Stamp sentiment in corresponding ink.  Trim and mount to colored cs panel.
9.  Adhere sentiment to image panel as shown
10. Apply flat-back sparkle bubbles.






Thanks for stopping by!
May you be blessed today, and may you be a blessing...

Nancy



8 comments:

Nonnie's Cards and Gifts said...

These are both stunning and could be used for multiple occasions! Such great spring card! Love the sentiment. Thank you for sharing with us at Lavinia World Challenges. Vicki- DT

Anne Temple said...

Both of these are absolutely stunning! Love the colors on each. So glad you shared it with us for the Lavinia World Challenges #21. :-)

Lori Kobular said...

Gorgeous floral cards, your colors are so rich! Thanks for sharing with us at Lavinia World Challenges!!

Ellibelle said...

Both are simply stunning, Nancy!
Thanks so much for joining in at my Crafty Wednesday challenge! Hope you check out the new theme starting tomorrow, March 4th!
Ellibelle's Corner

Steph Ackerman said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for joining at Lavinia World challenges.

LeAnne said...

These are both just stunning! Amazing detail and colors! Thanks for sharing these with us at Retro Rubber this week!

Julie Odil said...

These are both so pretty! I love the colors. Thanks so much for joining us at Lavinia World Challenge. Julie O, DT member

Grandma Bonnie said...

Really beautiful, i love this technique and your instruction! Thank you for sharing with us at Lavinia World Challenge!
Lavinia World DT - Bonnie