Monday, May 29, 2017

Make It Monday #286: Coordinating Card Pairs

I've been happily crafting away today, since I had Memorial Day off.  I let me get my submission for Make it Monday on Monday!  I too, chose Especially You to make my cards.  I'd been itching to ink it up, and wanting to watercolor it. So the first card I made was embossed in white, and then watercolored.  The second was much simpler, and I had to refrain from doing too much.  It's the step down version, but I think it's just as pretty!

If you don't have this pretty set, put it on your wish list! It's wonderful!

Hope you've had a Happy, Thankful Memorial Day!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Make It Monday #285: Felt Flowers

Hi! I have a card to share for this week's MIM. I don't have the pretty Medellin dies , but I remembered these sweet poppies from Stamp-a-Faire!  So glad I had some pretty papers too. It made this come together quickly! 

The sentiment is from Choose Joy, and it's on a Lemon Tart card base. 

Hope you have a lovely Memorial Day celebrating our service men and women!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 2017 Blog Hop Inspiration

Doesn't this photo just scream get out the watercolors?  Yep, I thought so!  So I used them for my card, and now I can't seem to stop making more!!  So lol for more watercoloring in the near future!

I used the no line watercoloring technique for this. I stamped with Soft Stone and then used inks to paint. As always, it's much prettier in real life!

Thank you for stopping by!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Color Throwdown #443

Just had to use these fabulous colors for a card yesterday!  So pretty!

Makes me want do redo my kitchen in these fresh clean colors! 

The stamps are Berries, but I think they are okay in yellow too!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Create Along With Us: May 2017

 I was inspired by Heather's Sun & Moon card, to make an Anniversary card for my husband.  I had a leftover panel from Stamp-a-Faire, that I "doctored" up to use! I added more color (island indigo) and added sparkle using the stars with Stardust ep. The moon was embossed with black and watercolored with silver paint.

I'm planning to add some star sequins I have on order too. Thanks for looking!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Make It Monday #284: Background Stamping with Sentiment Stamps

Got a quick thank you card I made last night, using Melissa's fun background technique. I'm in love with Pen & Ink, so I used that set too!

It's my birthday, and I have lots of thank you notes to write!  I'm off to spend the weekend with my kids and grandkids this weekend. We're having a double birthday party, as tomorrow is my grandson, Gabe's birthday too! It's going to be beautiful in Indianapolis too!!

Happy Mother's Day to all the great Moms out there !!!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Color Throwdown #441

I did a bunch of watercoloring this weekend. Including this background for this weeks color throw  challenge. 

Such pretty soft colors!  This is going to a friend that is recovering from double knee surgery!  Long rehabilitation for her!!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Make It Monday #283: Watercolor Wash Backgrounds

I am so tickled with my finished card using Laurie 's technique! I used my funky background to make a birthday card for my grandson!

I hope he likes it!