Friday, October 28, 2016

Watercolored Cardinal


Hello!  I used Gina K Design stamps from Peace & Joy to create this card using watercolor paper and water coloring with a water brush.  Using my Misti I stamped the images and then added colors and re-stamped  to give definition. 
Other Supplies: Inks-Distress Inks Aged Mahogany, Barn Door, Wild Honey, Brushed Corduroy, Crushed Olive, Broken China, Memento Cottage Ivy and Rich Cocoa for stamping; Pattern Paper; GKD Grass Green CS.
Challenges:
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge: #219 Birds
Tuesday Throwdown: #317 Add a Border
Double D Challenges: Theme is Plaid
Addicted to Stamps and More: 217 Make Your Mark
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge: 304 Use a sentiment.
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra: October Challenge
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge: October Challenge
Crafty Creations Challenges: #327 Watercolor
Simon Wednesday Challenge: Simon says Anything Goes




Have a great day! I love reading your comments. Theresa

11 comments:

Darlene said...

What a fabulous creation Theresa! LOVE this plaid with your beautifully colored cardinal image! Great job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘PLAID’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
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Heidi Stamps said...

Great card! I love your bird, and also really great combo of challenges!

Susan Joyce said...

Your water colouring is wonderful Theresa, awesome Christmas card. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week.

Suze said...

Lovely colouring - love that you matched the colours to your DP. Thank you for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for October.

Monika Reeck said...

Oh Theresa
I love your coloring this bird
so adorable
and the scene around bird is perfect
lovely DP too
Great card
many thanks for joining with us at ATSM this week
hugs
Monika

Donna Phelan said...

That has to be my most favorite Cardinal stamp set! You have done a beautifully job of water coloring him, such pretty reds.....so Regal! Your Designer Paper is the perfect touch too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Donna DT Member.

Bobby said...

You did a fabulous job of coloring your image, Theresa.

Marcia HIll said...

Lovely, lovely card Theresa! Your water coloring is fabulous on that Cardinal...so pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday! :0)

Debbie Henderson said...

Your watercoloring is perfection! This card looks like an expensive postcard! Thanks for playing Merry Monday!

Andrea W said...

Wonderful combination of challenges. Your cardinal is beautiful and I really like the plaid paper. So glad you shared your creation at Tuesday Throwdown.

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful Christmas card
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby