Saturday, January 28, 2017

Watercolored Dahlia

I had so much fun with my first watercolor card, I decided to make a second one! This one features a Jumbo Dahlia stamp from Stampendous. I kept the card design fairly simple because I wanted the flower to be the center of attention.
I used the same technique as the first card (stamping the image lightly, coloring with distress inks, and then re-stamping the image in a dark ink over the water-coloring. (You can read a more detailed explanation here.)
I love how the extra paint spatters make the card just a bit more interesting!  

Supplies and Tools: 
Watercolor Paper, Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Spun Sugar, Abandoned Coral, Fired Brick, Aged Mahogany, Ground Expresso), Jumbo Dahlia (Stampendous), Pink Twine, White/Black Cardstock

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3 comments:

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, I have never tried restamping my image after watercoloring, I have seen that on a few video's I have watched, now if I can just remember to keep my stamp in the MISTI to try that

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Lovely card, great design... lovely colours, you do great work. I've been going to try this technique with my brushos.
Thanks for sharing your inspiration,
Shaz in Oz.x

{Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

Lowcarb team member said...

Just came across from Connie's blog.
I made a bee-line for pink, because it is my favourite colour.
A lovely looking card

All the best Jan

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