Well it's release day and you can finally get to play with the new Uniko goodies for yourselves!
I've loved playing with the new stamps and stencil and had so many ideas on how to use them, but here are a few I got around to making!
You might recognise the background to this card from an earlier post made up of spring sentiments, then it was green behind a rabbit! The fussy cut crocus was stamped and coloured using Copics this time, V04, 06, 09 and V17 for the petals.
I couldn't resist making this next card, another watercolour using Spring Botanicals Crocus.
This time I stamped the central bloom then used masking fluid to mask, then stamped the left one, masked again, then the right and masked with the liquid masking. When dry, I flooded the background with a mix of Cadmium Yellow and Prussian blue, added some crinkled up cling film and left it to dry. I did check carefully that there were no beads of damp colour on the masking before carefully removing it and painting in the petals and leaves. The frame was cut using an Avery Elle die and then mounted over the top of the dry painting with foam pads, I left the sentiment off this time.
Next I have a fun birthday card using the bunny from Hoppy Easter and some pretty NitWits DP, the die is MFT.
Whilst I had my watercolours out, I made this simple card using Up and Away.
Look closely and you may notice that this balloon has an extra panel or two. While I was painting the dark blue panel the dog came in and nudged my arm and so I smudged a bit over the lines, so had to extend the colouring to cover it up! Of course the pinky purple one had to be extended to match too.
Finally I used the Up and Away set along with the Cloud 9 stencil for this slimline design.
So that's it, what do you think? Don't forget to leave a comment before you hop along to the rest of the team for a chance to win a fabulous prize.
Oh my goodness just so much loveliness here Julie! Those bunnies are so cute, love the ears! The crocus looks amazing in that deep purple and I absolutely love your rainbow balloon. ❤️ xReplyDelete
Amazing cards Julie - your technique on the watercolour crocuses is awesome, and i absolutely love how you have coloured the hot air balloon. Fantastic relase by Uniko as ususalDelete
Fabulous makes Julie - your technique with the watercolour crocuses is awesome, and I absolutely love how you have coloured th hot air balloon. Sorry this is my second comment ... the first one just disappeared when i pressed publish!!Delete
The bunnies are sooo cute! I love the hot air balloons!ReplyDelete
How many beauties!! LOVE them all, but the crocus, OMG, it's really outstanding and looks amazing on both your cards!! Love so much also the way you used the cute bunnies, such clever idea! :)ReplyDelete
The purple and yellow is gorgeous and those bunnies are so cute. HugzReplyDelete
Wonderful cards with these new designs! I love the cards you created with the beautiful crocus flowers, and the bunnies are just adorable! Pretty hot air balloons too!ReplyDelete
Wow you've been such a busy bee. I love how you've used the spring sentiments on the first card and it really makes the crocus pop. I love the cling wrap idea too. Oh and them bunnies look mega cute. It's good to read you have used products from other companies too, it's something I never think of doing, I will now though 😍. Thank you for all the inspiration and the mini tutorials of how you have done them. X XReplyDelete
I appreciate the masking work involved in your crocus card and then using cling wrap on the background. It's quite beautiful! Thanks for playing at Happy Little Stampers March Watercolor Challenge! You've had a busy month! LOL LynB xoxoReplyDelete
Gorgeous makes Julie. Hard to choose a fave from this fab new release but for me the stunning watercolour crocus just shades it! xReplyDelete
wow. the water colored cards are my favourite ones.ReplyDelete
Wow! Your watercolouring is so pretty! I love how bright your colours are!ReplyDelete
OMGoodness, the bunnies are the cutest - I am an animal lover! But even more beautiful, your watercolour is AMAZING! Wow!!! Gorgeous work and very inspiring hop!ReplyDelete
WOW & WOW ! What a stunning showcase for this release, Julie. They are all more beautiful than the others. This trio of crocus is awesome, the rainbow hot air balloon is terrific (BTW congratulations on how you fixed the smudge) as well as the slimline one, and those bunnies are so darn cute. Just fabulous !ReplyDelete
Oh Wow - they are all fabulous but those watercoloured crocus are just amazing. Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge.ReplyDelete
What a wonderful collection of cards here Julie xxReplyDelete
Your cards are all fantastic! The crocus cards and the bunny card are my favorites.ReplyDelete
WOW WOW WOW absolutely stunning, your cards are so beautiful, Julie.ReplyDelete
I love the one with three crocuses, fantastic watercolouring.
Oh wow--you made the new release shine! The 2nd card needs to be framed--gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Pretty watercoloured crocuses. The background you painted is gorgeous. What a great card. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers ~ Watercolour Challenge.ReplyDelete
Beautiful card Julie. I do love a crocus at springtime. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Jayne DTReplyDelete