Friday, July 1, 2016

SSCB #57 Just Add Water!

This months Challenge is to JUST ADD WATER!  You can use
a water related image or use watercolors.  I did both.  
You can find all the details to play along HERE.

I used a stamp block to make my background.  I added 3 colors of ink,
spritzed it with water and then pressed it into the watercolor paper.  
I added a little extra water to blend the colors.
At the bottom of the card I added drops of Viva Gold Pen and colored sand.

For the shells, I clear embossed them with Vintage Sepia Ink and 
painted them with Distress Ink.
The finished size is an A-2.

Want to go shopping?

The 50% off stamp of the month for June is the Sprinkler stamp!

Serendipity Stamps is having a sale July 1 – 4th.   Here are the details:
Buy 3 items and the 4th one will be free 
(be sure you have at least 4 items in your cart!) 
Buy 8 items and 2 will be free – and so on, and so on… 
Lowest priced items are free 
Clearance, $1 Stamps etc. are included
Good through Monday July 4th

Check out what the rest of the Design Team made:

Jenny Gropp
Patti Kehl
Carol Mayne

  • Serendipity Stamps: Shells Cling Set 638QCL
  • Ink: Versafine- Vintage Sepia, Distress Ink: Broken China, Tumbled Glass, Old Paper
  • Paper: Ranger Watercolor Paper, Neenah - Desert Storm
  • Other: Lawn Fawn Die - Stitched Rectangles, Tim Holtz - Holiday Greenery die, Mini Perfect Layers, Queen & Co Sugar, VIVA Gold Pen, MISTI


Mary Dew Lee said...

Miriam I love this card! The background is gorgeous and the tiny bit of sand on the bottom and the little bit of "coral" behind the shell are perfect touches. A great way to "Just Add Water" 2 ways!

cm said...

Miriam, I left you a comment earlier in the week, but apparently, blogger is playing hide-and-seek with it! Trying again...Such an incredibly pretty card with the lovely background, the ocean images and the coloured sand! Love that authentic touch! Carrying the shells-theme inside adds to the impact; my poor cards are often left blank. Something I certainly need to think about doing - adds a sense of 'polish and finish' to the design. Thrilled to be on the team with you...already feeling sparks of inspiration!

Barbara Green said...

Beautiful, simple and clean very inviting.

Marybeth said...

Mariam ,what a stunning watercolor card! Love the background and then the coral! I need to get my shell stamps out.