Tuesday 13 May 2014

Playing with Watercolour

Like many of the crafters I know, I'm taking part in the current Watercolour classes at Online Card Classes.   It's not a strong medium for me - I find the free form nature of it too loose - I like control!  However I have had a bit of a go.......

Firstly I used a quick and easy technique to enter this weeks's LIM challenge - I've not played in a while due to being busy with the store but I really miss it so will try harder to participate.

The challenge this week was a one-layer thank you.  I used PTI stamps and distress inks and softened the stamping for a faux watercolour look.   Not earth shattering, but not bad for a first attempt.

For my second attempt I used my newly arrived Clearly Besotted blossom stamps and the same technique with a little splattering over top to suggest the blossom drifting off in the wind.

I thought I'd enter this into the current watercolour challenge at KIS  http://kis-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/keep-it-simple-39-watercolor.html


  1. Both cards are brilliant, but the first one is spectacular! So many people doing this online watercolour class & producing stunning results, must go check it out.

  2. Awesome cards for class, Tara! And funnily, we entered both into the same challenge :) Good luck with your two entries!

  3. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the cherry blossom, but it's the first card that I think is stunning! Great work.

    PS Must do this watercolour class.

  4. Beautiful cards .... I really love the delicate look to the cherry blossom one .... gorgeous! xx

  5. Wow!!! I can't pick between these 2 stunning one layer cards. They are simply perfect. I can't wait to play with my new CBS products but being very well behaved and doing the chores first!
    Thanks for taking part
    Less is more

  6. Sorry to be so late commenting, these are two gorgeous cards Tara!
    Thanks for joining us at Less is More
    Less is More Designer


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