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Sunday, 16 July 2017

The Flower Challenge Reminder Post



Its that time of the month when we remind you that time is running out if you haven't done a card for The flower Challenge yet. In case you have forgotten this month is 

All about embossing heat or dry. I have again gone with heat embossing as I have always loved heat embossing my images. I love the look it gives to the images and also allows especially when watercolouring more control over where the colours go.


This was a card of many layers as it was just going to be a very light watercolour but when finished I wasn't happy so then I decided to do some pencil colouring to add definition.

Of course I was very happy then but can never leave well enough alone, I just had to colour the grass and the sky, I really do push my luck.



Anyway with lots of pencil work and babyoil it all came together and I am happy with this card. Finished off with a silver diecut 'thank you' and some silver balls stuck here and there.

Thank you so much for coming to have a look, now off you go and check out the rest of the design teams beautiful creations and add a card or two to the challenge. We love it when you join in.


10 comments:

  1. Wow, another beauty Aileen! Fabulous stamping and embossing and your colouring is beautiful! I hope you are OK and having a nice weekend x

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  2. Hello Aileen: Gorgeous image, love the intense color of this Lotus flower, so glad you grounded it with the soft grass and sky.
    I often apply Prismacolor pencils and baby oil to my water colored images, they are the best to add shadows and texture, specially to petals.
    Another beautiful creation, teammate.
    Hugs,
    Maria.

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  3. Beautiful card Aileen, the colouring on your petals is so pretty :)

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  4. Beautiful card, love the colouring of the flower and you made the grass and sky work beautifully too x

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  5. Oh Wow! Aileen, Can your cards get any more gorgeous!!!!
    Hugs Flo x

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  6. wow...stunning card Aileen...love the pink!!
    xx Karen

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  7. It's a beauty! I do love the look of pencils on top of other colouring. It's really rich and vibrant and I love that you always add a gorgeous shiny sentiment too. xx

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  8. Gorgeous and wowsa, you have done a spectacular job colouring those flowers... they almost jump off the page at you!

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  9. Really pretty, Aileen! LOve that stamp, and totally agree about water-coloring a heat embossed image ... I can't believe I haven't joined in the fun yet ... that's YET! xx
    =]

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  10. Beautiful, Aileen. Love your watercoloured blooms. The pencil work gives adds so much depth. xx

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