Sunday, 7 June 2015

Watercolor Blog Hop

Hello!!
Happy Sunday!!
I'm here to play along with the Watercolor Blog Hop hosted by Pretty Pink Posh. What a fun hop! I'm enjoying hopping around looking at everyone's stunning water color creations!!
I have so much fun water coloring that I created a few cards, 2 that I'm sharing today.
I recently purchased some Zig Real Brush Markers, which would have been perfect for this but I have yet to receive them so both my cards I have water colored using Distress Inks.

http://prettypinkposh.com/2015/06/watercolor-blog-hop.html

I didn't realize how much my first card resembles the blog hop picture above!
So I used a water color brush and some distress inks to and just stroked the ink on, overlapping each other slightly. I used the Happy Birthday die from SSS to cut the Birthday sentiment and kept the negative pieces to adhere in place. I finished the card off my scattering some lovely Pretty Pink Posh sequins randomly on the card. 


And a cute baby card for my second creation.
 I used 3 different blue inks in the background to create an ombre look, Broken China Distress Ink, Marina Mist and Pool Party from Stampin up. I stamped my little teddy bear from the Nursery Deco stamp set from Mama Elephant on a separate piece of water color paper, colored in Distress Ink and fussy cut out to adhere on my card.
I of course also finished this card off wit some PPP sequins.
(All supplies below)


Hope you enjoyed my water colored cards! I sure enjoyed making them!
Have fun hopping along with the watercolor blog hop!!

Thanks for stopping by!!


13 comments:

  1. Fun water colored backgrounds -- love that baby card~

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  2. Gorgeous cards! Love the watercolour!

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  3. Both of your cards are seriously fantastic. I also ordered markers that won't be here for another several weeks, but used Distress inks instead. Will be good to have for the next hop, right?

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  4. LIKE, LIKE, LIKE these cool and very well done cards - your watercoloring is so smooth and looks so flawless!! Love the first card with the sentiment diecut out of the colors!! And your second card just has such a marvelous blue ombre effect!! Wonderfully done, both of them!! Hey I am hosting a giveaway at my blog of 5 different SU! stamp sets - if you are interested I would love for you to come by!! daisiesgirl.com

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  5. Beautiful cards. Darling bear and LOVE that delicate die on the first card ♥

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  6. Such soft pretty water colouring Shannon love them both x

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  7. These are so beautiful! I love the background of that sweet bear!

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  8. Oh my these are REALLY gorgeous!! Beautiful job with the watercoloring! ;)

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  9. Two lovely cards, each with a really different look I really love the vibrancy of the top card :)

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  10. Both of your cards are amazing! <3

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  11. Gorgeous cards!!! Wow! I love both looks. :)

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  12. Shannon these are both amazing! Wow , I love the colors in the first one ..... Beautiful!!!!

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