Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Serendipity - Watercolors!





Like to watercolor?  If you do it is a great week to participate in the Serendipity Stamps Challenge!  Just use any Serendipity image and watercolor it for your project.  I embossed my image with Versafine and clear embossing powder.


I watercolored my image with Tim Holtz's Distress Markers.  He has GREAT fall colors!  For watercoloring I like to use hot press watercolor paper.  It has a much smoother surface for stamping than cold press.  It is hard (and expensive) to find in pads so I buy big sheets of it and cut it up.


Finished size is 6 3/2 x 4 3/4.
Check out what the rest of the Design Team created:

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  • Stamps: Serendipity Stamps: Wheat Sheaf 1028G, Nature Gives 305E
  • Ink: Versafine - Vintage Sepia, Tim Holtz Distress Markers
  • Paper: Bo Bunny - Autumn Song 12 x 12, Arches watercolor paper, Bazzill - Candy Bar
  • Dies: Spellbinders - Radiant Rectangles
  • Other: Perfect Layers, SU Ribbon, clear embossing powder, Bow Easy

8 comments:

Pauline said...

Lovely colouring on the wheatsheaf, and I love the beautiful frame you used to cut out, so beautiful!

Marybeth said...

Beautiful card Miriam ! Your watercoloring with the TH inks looks great! My goodness everyone has such beautiful insides to their cards. Yours is gorgeous!

DottyA Cards & Things said...

I just love this look and the colors you picked for you background papers are just beautiful too... just set the main image of perfect.. And I LOVE the inside too!!!

Karen Amidon said...

Miriam, your card is timeless! Beautiful coloring with the Distress markers. You definitely have a talent with papers, your frame is fabulous.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Gorgeous, Miriam! Love the fall colors on this wheat image and your framing is beautiful.

Jeanne J said...

What a gorgeous fall scene and I love that you decorated the inside as well!

Pat Jandacek said...

Your card is gorgeous, inside and out! I love how you threaded the ribbon through the border.

DottyA Cards & Things said...

Oh yes that Cat is like a Dragon, so Full of himself for sure....
The second card is just Lovely inside and out. The frame on the outside with the printed paper is really catchy love the whole look!