01 September 2018

Wonder - Sheepski Designs, watercolour pencil, 3D embossing


My project today is an inspiration for the September challenge on the Sheepski Designs challenge blog: For the Kidz.

I created a card using Bubble Dreams which I coloured with Prima Marketing watercolour pencils and backed with a panel embossed with a Crafter's Companion 3D embossing folder and embellished with Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Kiss and Nuvo Embellishment Mousse. Inside is stamped with a sentiment from Tim Holtz.

Putting It Together

Blowing bubbles is magical. These days I have a cat as my excuse to blow them, but it's really just for the child in me.


I coloured the image using Prima Marketing watercolour pencils and water brushes. I first printed it on heavy watercolour paper. Sadly, the replacement inks for my printer aren't as water friendly as the ink that came with the printer. I had to b careful not to drag the black print.


I only have 2 sets of the Prima pencils and don't have a blue, yet. So, for the sky background, I used Distress ink in an ombre wash.


I used a Spellbinders die to trim the image. I love these dies from Spellbinders because they bevel the edge while cutting the panel.


While I was looking through my stash trying to come up with how to incorporate the bubble blowing girl into a card, I happened upon a panel I had made a few weeks ago and loved how the two looked together.

When I was on a 'play date' at a friend's (a day of creative playing with art and craft supplies) I embossed a panel with a new Crafter's Companion 3D embossing folder I got. I spread Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Kiss, also new, on the panel but wasn't really happy with how it didn't 'stick' as evenly as other Cosmic Shimmer and that it took a lot longer to dry. When dry, though, I liked it more and highlighted the raised areas with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.

For the card, I merely added the embossed panel on to a cardbase and the image panel on top of that. 


Inside, I used a Tim Holtz stamp set for a sentiment and the row of hearts. I stamped them with Distress Oxide. "Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder."



Join us in the Sheepski Designs challenge. The randomly chosen winner will win 3 images from the Sheepski Designs shop.

Supplies


Challenges

Outlawz Tuesday Colour: Tic-Tac-Toe (diagonal bottom left to top right: Glitter Kiss background, digi on the outside and stamped on the inside, watercolour)
Creative Craft Cottage: No Patterned Paper
Crazy 4 Challenges: Technique (watercolour pencil, watercolour ombre wash, pastes on embossing)
Pearly Sparkles: Glitter
Watercooler Wednesday: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner: Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-crafty: Anything Goes


9 comments:

  1. That background is awesome, you'll have to do a tutorial on that sometime :D
    So loving your card Rijacki <3
    Andrea x

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  2. Great colouring and I love your background piece. Thanks for joining in the fun at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  3. Lovely card great colouring on her hair,thanks for joining us here at Penny's paper crafty challenge Lyn DT x.

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  4. What a beautiful card this is. That image is just lovely and you've colored her so beautifully. I love the sentiment as well. Thanks so much for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Misty

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  5. Love that background. It's a perfect background for that image!
    Thanks for sharing!
    (Hugs) Cara
    My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

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  6. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Pearly Sparkles. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Regards,
    Mia
    craftartista.blogspot.com {My Blog}

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  7. Pretty card! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

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  8. Gorgeous background!Very pretty card!Thank you for sharing with us at the Crafty Gals Corner!Hope you join us again soon!
    Hugs
    Kleri DT
    http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
    http://kefartworx.co.uk/ (My blog)

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