Watercolor Artwork – Paper Players #304

I’m back again with another challenge card.  These challenges really keep me on my game and then some.  Here is this week’s Paper Player’s challenge… The “then some” I mentioned above pertains to this challenge.  I have never watercolored before.  Usually I color using ink and a blender pen.  But for this challenge, I needed to break out the Aqua Painter to see what I could do… The card base is Basic Black with a…

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Petite Petals for CYCI #129

One of the things (among so many) that I like about cardmaking challenges is not really knowing exactly what the end result will be until I actually finish the card.  My card for the Can You Case It color challenge was one of those cards.  I was thinking about so many possibilities for this color combo… Once again, I reached for a flower stamp set…. The card base is Sahara Sand.  I then cut another piece…

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A Flourishing Note – GDP #045

The Global Design Project’s challenge this week is a bold and bright color challenge…. My card for this challenge is a clean and simple notecard. The card base is Smoky Slate with a mat of Basic Black and Whisper White.  The sentiment and flower are from the  Flourishing Phrases stamp set. The flower is stamped twice in Melon Mambo.  I cut the second flower to create a layered bloom and popped each layer with dimensionals.…

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Celebrate Your Day – PPA #309

Today’s card is my entry in the Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge.  What I especially like about color challenges is that they are often color combinations that I would never think of myself but they always look beautiful together.  This one is no exception…. This card is pulling double duty as I will be sending it to my sister for her birthday this weekend. The card size is 5″ x 5″.  I don’t make square…

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