Friday, 7 August 2015

Watercolour flowers

Afternoon folks.
Another month has flown by so it's time to announce the new challenge over at STAMPlorations.
Regulars participants will realise that we have changed the format for our challenges, no new sketch on Monday! Anyway here is my card to announce the latest challenge.

Can you guess this month's theme, well we are mixing things up you can choose to follow either our theme of

or the sketch!

or as I did, both! You can now enter up to SIX times and as before STAMPloration stamps are not essential, but it would be nice :) .

To make my card I stamped the flowers to match the sketch in Weathered Wood DI then used a mixture of green and blue DI's to wash in the background before going back in to add detail on the flowers. Let the background wash dry or you will get bleeding as I did the first time! If you want a soft effect then it doesn't matter!

OK, now it's over to you. Although the format has changed the prizes are just the same.

Prizes
  • Winner voted by the design team receives a $15 gift certificate or choice of two (2) standard-size (5x7) ARTplorations stencils if the project has STAMPlorations products; if the winning project doesn't have a STAMPlorations product, winner receives a $10 gift certificate or choice of one (1) standard-size (5x7) ARTplorations stencil.
  • Top picks voted by the design team each receive a $5 gift certificate or choice 2 digis
  • 1 winner randomly drawn from entries that have STAMPlorations products (stamps and/or stencils) receives a stamp & stencil pack or $10 gift certificate
  • Winner and top picks invited to be guest designers in the October Challenge.



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    17 comments:

    1. Wow Julie this is just so beautiful. Love how those flowers pop.
      Wishing you a wonderful weekend.
      Hugs
      Desíre
      {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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    2. Gah... I knew going into this challenge that my card would be paired with some watercolor masters... but good night, Jules! You've outdone yourself! My jaw is agape looking at this stunning example of what watercoloring should be!

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    3. Amazing just about covers this beauty!! xx

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    4. Gorgeous card love your card design. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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    5. Your card is beautiful - such gorgeous and bright colors.
      Sandy xx

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    6. Absolutely gorgeous card!! Thank you so much for entering it to our August challenge! Good to see you there!

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    7. Goodness, Jules, this is really magnificent!! I hope to mercy you are planning to frame it!! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell

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    8. Wow ... your watercolours are so stunning Jules. I am in awe! Really and truly, you need to frame this. xx

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    9. A wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

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    10. Stunningly gorgeous and beautifully coloured, Julie! ☺ xxx

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    11. Wowweee! This is stunning! So beautifully coloured! Thank you for sharing at ABC Challenge! Hugs Julie DT xox

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    12. Gorgeous creation,love the colours, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
      Happy crafting
      Tracy x

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    13. Very pretty card and great use of our colours and theme this month! Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Rubber Dance Stamps ♥

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    14. The watercolor flowers are so so pretty!!! This is such a beautiful card Julie! Thank you for joining our challenge over at Rubber Dance! Hugs, Susanne.

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    15. I'm still on holiday catch up hence the late visit, but wanted to pop in and thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

      B x

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