Sunday, 8 March 2015

Pink magnolias

I originally did the centre of this card for a Make It Crafty Colour challenge, which was water colours.  The stamp I've used is Magnolias for Mum bought from Quixotic Paperie.  I've used Faber Castelle water colour pencils but first I had to use a light coating of hairspray to stop the ink running when I applied the paint!

Once I'd done the image and entered it, it ended up buried in my crafting stash.  I was looking for something (as you do) and found it and hough do you know that would make a lovely mothers day card.  So I set to work doing a simple mount onto black and pink papers to showcase the image.

The sentiment I made was computer generated and just finished the card off with a few self adhesive gems.

Lucky I found this in time for my stash of cards to sell at work :)
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Fantasy Stampers - Mum's the Word
Digi Choosday - Mum's the Word
Creative Knockouts - Border Time
In the Pink - For a Special Lady

10 comments:

  1. So pretty. Thanks for joining us at DigiChoosday Wendy (DT).xx

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  2. Lovely colouring and looks perfect in pink. Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. what a beautiful card. So clean and yet so simple. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Mum’s The Word challenge

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  4. I wish I'd have such a beautiful image in my stash :D your watercolouring is amazing and I really like how the card turned out!
    Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Creative Knockouts and good luck!
    Jessa

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  5. I wish I'd have such a beautiful image in my stash :D your watercolouring is amazing and I really like how the card turned out!
    Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Creative Knockouts and good luck!
    Jessa

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  6. Beautiful, a gorgeous elegand card. Love the colouring worl. Thanks for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers. Caz

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  7. Such an elegant design, Andrea and beautifully coloured too. Thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

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  8. Great make. Thanks for joining us in our Mum’s The Word challenge at Digi Choosday
    Anjie (Senior DT Team Leader)

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  9. Pretty card, thank you for joining in with our challenge this time at Digi Choosday xx
    x~Kate~x DCDT

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  10. So beautiful and elegant.
    Thanks for playing along at In The Pink this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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