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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Good morning Fellow Crafters and Scrappers,

Last week's Just A Scrappin' Challenge was fabulous. I would love just a little bit of sun out here in the mid-west, so this week's challenge is perfect for me. The challenge is to create a card, layout or project using spring colors.

I love challenges because they push me to learn new techniques and to think outside of my comfort zone. I recently discovered Papertrey Ink's "Make It Mondays." This particular challenge has been a great asset in helping me to grow as a card marker using the tools I have on hand, but have somehow pushed to the back of my crafting space. This week, watercoloring embossed images. I did not have watercolor markers in my crafting arsenal, so I substituted with Stampin' Up watercolor pencils.

I hope you enjoy both of these challenges. I know I did.

Happy Crafting,

K





Supplies:

Paper: Basic Grey, DCWV, Recollection, My Mind's Eye
Cartridges: Elegant Edges (border)
Papertrey Ink:  Sentiment Stamp and Die
Watercolor Pencils/Embossing Powder: Stampin' Up
Wooden Veneer Butterfly: Recollection

8 comments:

  1. WOW! Love it! The water-coloring on the embossed images came out great!

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  2. Your choice of papers caught my eye, but your workmanship and coloring is breathtaking! Beautiful, beautiful card!

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  3. Truly outstanding!! Amazing card....great job!

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  4. Such a beautiful card I have never used water coloring before The embossing was just awesome. Great job

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  5. I so like the way you added the watercolors. The mix of colors and light touch are stunning.

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  6. I really like the colors! Beautiful work!!

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