Sunday, May 23, 2010
Watercolored MFT Jolinne
Happy Sunday everyone. I hope you have been enjoying your weekend. Sorry it's been so long since I've posted. Once again, I've been dealing with some nasty migraines since Mother Nature has decided Central California needs another dose of winter-like weather and has been bouncing the barometer like a basketball.
This weeks MFT Wednesday Stamp Club challenge is water coloring. Oh my word! I haven't water colored since I bought my prismacolor markers from Lauren Meader (aka mytime) and I have lost my touch a bit since I reach for my markers for everything now it seems.
However, I'm also not one to back down from a challenge either -- migraine or not. So I stamped my image (twice for boo boos) on MFT Perfect Panels in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and dusted off my Twinkling H2O's and aqua painter. After heat setting my image with my embossing gun, not to mention scaring the dog and cats, I got to work with my water coloring. I truly forgot how much fun it is to watercolor and how relaxing it can be as well.
Once everything was dry, I lightly stippled Stampin Up! bashful blue and celery inks around my Jolinne before layering and stamping my background using an old retired Stampin Up! set and sponging celery ink around the edges of the card. Using the scalloped die-namic and some scrap pale plum card stock, I made a sponged layer to place under the Jolinne as an added embellie and to match the final rolled flower I was adding from Joanne's SCS tutorial from the prior week. If you haven't tried it here, you really should. It's easier thank it looks.
Stamps: MFT Fairy Jolinne
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin Up! Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery
Card stock:MFT Perfect Panels, Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue, Pale Plum, Bashful Blue
Accessories: Aquapainter, Prismacolor Marker, Twinkling H2O's, Gem, Making Memories Baby Brads, Dimensionals, MFT Scalloped Die-Namic, Sponges, Glue Dots