so very happy for you

Hello everyone! Hope you’re having a great week so far! It’s TaeEun here sharing a couple of floral cards which are mainly watercolored. I happened to use the same sentiment for both of my cards, so I took the title of my post from it ūüôā .

Without further ado let’s get on today’s cards!

In the first card I paired the morning glories from Morning Glory Cheer stamp set with the Morning Glory Border background.

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I started off by making the background panel. I white heat embossed the Morning Glory Border background and colored it using Color Burst powders in blue, purple and green. I cut the panel using a Rectangle A2 Nested Die and set it aside.

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The Morning Glory Cheer was stamped in the Amethyst collection, the Blues Collection and the Crystal Garden Collection. I cut them using the coordinating die.

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I then assembled the card together. The background panel was foam mounted on a navy cardbase. I added a piece of vellum rectangle, one side of which was torn, to the background to tone it down. The morning glory cluster was arranged on the vellum. The sentiment is from Easy Expressions set. I gold heat embossed the handwritten part and stamped the rest in Noir. I. cut it using the coordinating die.  I added the sentiment using some foam tape and scattered some Glass Slippers Round Confetti sequins to finish off the card.

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For the second card I used the outline leaves from Bountiful Leaves set.

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I white heat embossed the leaves and cut them using the coordinating die. I arranged the leaves on a piece of A2 sized scrap paper to get an idea where I should add colors in the background. I watercolored a watercolor paper panel in blue and green and let it dry.

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I then adhered the die cut leaves on the background panel and watercolored them also in blue and green. I added lots of white splatters on the panel. After the panel was dry I cut the panel using a Rectangle A2 Nested Die  and foam mounted it on a white cardbase.

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I used the same sentiment that I used for the first card. I added a tiny bouquet of yellow flowers with the sentiment strip to the card. The little flowers are made using the Floral Bits stamp and die set. To finish off the card I added some Lemon Chiffon and Glass Slippers sequins.

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That’s it from me today! Hope you enjoyed looking my cards!

Stay well, lovelies!

Hugs,

TaeEun

 

Joy in the Morning

Hello, and Welcome! It’s LauraJane today with a watercolored card featuring the beautiful¬†Morning Glory Border Cling Background. I found this one to be a relaxing piece to color because of the many blooms and leaves, two of my favorite things to color:)img_3773a

I started by stamping the Morning Glory Border Cling Background onto an A2 sized piece of #140 watercolor paper. I chose to ink up the stamp with Soft Amethyst Dye because I wanted the blooms to be purple. As you can see in the photo I trimmed the panel with the largest of the Double Stitched Rectangle dies.

I drew around all the inner images with a purple Ziggy and added a bit of water to create a light wash of color to the center.  This also defined where the blooms were and where the green for the leaves needed to be.

By coloring the middle and bringing the color outwards with a waterbrush allowed the blooms to be almost white.

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Once the border of blooms and leaves was finished and dried completely, I reached for the Alphas Lower and Upper to create my own sentiment…stamped in Grape Crush.

To finish the card I added a few Seaglass Blue Dew Drops Р7mm and Clear Dew Drops РMixed

Thanks for stopping by today.

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