Thursday, August 30, 2018


Hello everyone! Today I want to share with you a watercolor card that I made for STAMP-A-FAIRE 2018: WATER YOUR FLOWERS WITH BETSY VELDMAN challenge.

I started by stamping the beautiful flowers from Peonies on Parade Stamp Set with clear embossing ink on watercolor paper and white heat embossed. 

Then I stamped the leaves with Antique Linen distress ink and quickly watercolored the images with my favorite watercolors. I mixed the Yellow and Magenta for the flowers and Blue and Green for the leaves.

I think the partial embossing add more depth and interisting look on this card. To finished my card I've added sparkling sequins as a final touch.

I also wanted to post this for the Daily Marker Coloring Contest by Kathy Racoosin in Advanced category!

Thank you all for stopping by and have a great day!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Guest Designer for Neat and Tangled

Hello everyone! Today I want to share with you my last card for Neat and Tangled blog as a guest designer this month. 

 For today's post, I decided to make a vintage card with pale watercolored flowers. First, I stamped the images from the Friendly Florals stamp set on a piece of watercolor paper with Antique Linen distress ink. 

Then I watercolored the flowers with light peachy coral and the leaves with muted blue green and olive watercolors. Once my coloring was done, I added a few paint splatters and then when it dry I stamped the sentiment in clear embossing ink, sprinkled with metallic embossing powder and heat that.

 I foam mounted my watercolored panel on a kraft card base and added sparkling sequins as a final touch. 

Thank you so much for joining me today and have a great day!

Friday, August 17, 2018

Guest Design for Neat and Tangled

Hello everyone! Today is my second post as a Guest Designer for Neat and Tangled! For my today's post I decided to make a fun autumn card with this adorable deer.

 I started by blending a white piece of paper with distress inks. I used Salty Ocean, Cracked Pistachio, Dryed Marigold distress inks and splattered my panel with the same inks. 

After my background was done, I stamped the cute images from Into The Woods and Floral Heart stamp sets with black ink onto white paper. Then, I colored all the images with Copic markers and die cutting them with coordinating dies. 

I adhered floral hearts on the bottom of my panel and fussy cut the edges. Next, I foam mounted the images and two white banners on my panel and my card is complete!

Thank you so much for joining me today and have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello and Welcome to the Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway! I'm so excited to join this hop!!! You should have come from Norine Borys, but if not please start at the Altenew blog

Today is the day many of you have been waiting for since January! Today Altenew introduce new amazing Watercolor 36 Pan Set!

This beautiful set of 36 vibrant watercolor half-pans coordinates perfectly with Altenew line of ink. They are intensely pigmented, fade minimally when drying, and some colors have lovely granulating effects

They are stored in a convenient plastic case, designed with space for your brush (included) and a palette in the lid for mixing. 

Some of the case lids snap off upon opening and can easily snap back on after you are finished creating so you can store your mixed paints with the rest of the pan colors.

The set contains:
  • 36 Artist Grade Watercolor Half-Pans
  • Plastic Case
  • Water Brush 

 I made four cards to celebrate this Blog Hop!

For my first card, I used amazing Floral Arrangement stamp set. I stamped the flowers and the leaves onto watercolor paper using Coral Berry and Frayed Leaf Altenew inks. 

Then, I watercolored the images using Altenew watercolors in the same shades.

For the sentiment I die cut the word Hello from Floral Arrangement coordinating die set and gold heat embossed Sweet Friend from Birds of a Feather stamp set onto tiny stripe of light grey cardstock.

For my second card I used Build-A- Flower: Carnation stamp set. 

I think the small floral branch looks like lilac, so I stamped this branch onto watercolor paper using Deep Iris Altenew ink and the leaves with Frayed 
Leaf inks.

 Then, I watercolored the images with Altenew watercolores and splattered my panel with the same paint.

For my next card, I stamped beautiful flower from Peony Spray stamp set with black waterproof ink onto watercolor paper and watercolored it with Altenew watercolors. 

Then, I slightly watercolored the background and splattered it with the same paint.

And finally, I used Dearest Friend stamp set for my last card. I stamped the beautiful flowers onto watercolor paper with black ink and watercolored with Altenew watercolors. Then, I stamped the sentiment with black ink and adhered my panel onto kraft card base and finished my card with sparkling sequins.

Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set Release
I'm a part of Altenew affiliate program and if you shop through these links, I'll get a small commission without extra cost to you. Thank you in advance for your support. 

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 8/15/2018 for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 8/19/2018.

I will also randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post and the prize will be $30 gift certificate to Altenew online store. One lucky winner will be announced on 8/15/2018 on this post.

Limited time offer! Receive a FREE watercolor pan case(value $5.99) with the purchase of the Watercolor 36 Pan Set for a limited time. The free gift will be added to cart automatically.

Hope you liked my cards! Don't forget to leave a comment for prizes and a giveaway. Thank you so much for stopping by!
Your next stop is Lydia Evans!

Friday, August 3, 2018

Guest Designer for Neat and Tangled

Hello everyone!  I'm so happy to be a Guest Designer for Neat and Tangled this month! 

For my todays card, I used beautiful Bloom stamp set. I started by stamping flowers on a piece of kraft cardstock with black ink. 

 Then, I colored the images using my Prismacolor pencils and once my coloring was done, I stamped the images with black ink again on top of my pencil coloring to make the outline more visible. 

Next, I white heat embossed the sentiment in the center of my panel, trimmed the edges and foam mounted it on top of woodgrain patterned paper and adhered my card onto white card base. 

Thank you so much for joining me today and have a great weekend!

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