Friday, 4 July 2014

Watercoloured Summer Silhouettes

Good Evening Folks!

I mentioned that I missed the Less is More water colour challenge but decided to make a card for it anyway.  

I stamped a strip of water colour paper with Summer Silhouettes in Rich Razzleberry, Blackberry Bliss, Wild Wasabi, and Hello Honey.  I then used my Aqua Painter to spread the inks around. Once dry I used Versamark and White Embossing Powder for the blossoms.  I cut the strip up and placed onto Brushed Silver card.  The card base is Wisteria Wonder.  I added a little label in Whisper White using the Corner Rounder Punch.  The sentiment on the label is from Petite Pairs and the Congratulations is from For My Family.  Both were stamped in Rich Razzleberry.  I tied a little knot ribbon to finish off. 

It took a few attempts to get an effect I liked but was well worth it and lots of fun too. 

It's been a strange day today.  Last day of term and last day of primary school for my daughter who will move up to the Academy after the summer. 

 Here she was on her first day of Primary School.  Where have the years gone?


Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Wisteria Wonder, Water colour, Whisper White
Ink - Rich Razzleberry, Blackberry Bliss, Wild Wasabi, Hello Honey, Versamark
Stamp - Summer Silhouettes, Petite Pairs, For My Family
Punch - Corner Rounder
Other - White Embossing Powder, Ribbon 

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Autumn Mist said...

This is gorgeous Aileen, it looks like you've used dsp!

Bonnie said...

It's been fun catching up on all your wonderful creative projects, Aileen! This is a watercolor wonder! Just beautiful! I'm going to have to give that a try! Our little ones don't stay little long do they?!

Valerie-Jael said...

A wonderful card and love the picture of your little cutie - yes, time flies! Valerie

Jenni's Jems said...

Love this effect and must give it a try and yeah time sure does fly,that's your youngest off to Academy and my youngest leaving it ...Scary how quick it has went!x

Suze Bain said...

LOVE your water colour panel, very pretty! Yes, the years have certainly gone by in a flash. Xx

Anita in France said...

Wow, Aileen ... such beautiful stamping and watercolouring ... simply stunning! Lovely photo ... they do grow up quickly! Anita :)

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous use of the watercolours Aileen, it's stunning!

Great photo of your daughter, she's adorable, they do grow up so fast, my eldest will be 20 next year.

Warm hugs

Gillian R said...

Wow, this is so stunning Aileen

sheila 77 said...

Really lovely use of colours in the flowers, and I like the addition of the tag.


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