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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In My Secret Garden

Hi friends! We're already at the half-way point for this week! I hope you've had a productive week so far!

Today I've done some water coloring and I wanted to share it with you. When I first saw the Secret Garden stamp set in the Spring catalog it reminded me of a technique on how to watercolor roses for a certain stamp set that we had. Well this set doesn't have any roses but I knew this technique would be perfect! I'm not going to go into the technique I will be discussing it in my newsletter this week, want to know more about the technique then subscribe to my newsletter. The technique does involve embossing.

Here's my flower that I embossed.




It's really pretty, I wish I could have captured that in the photo. Now here is what my card looks like, I decided to make a square card!




I hope you like the glimpse of my secret garden!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Set: Vintage Verses (SAB)
Card Stock: Shimmery White, Tangerine Tango, Summer Starfruit, Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper (SAB)
Ink: Tangerine Tango, White Craft Ink
Accessories: Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder, Aqua Painter, Whisper White 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon, Tangerine Tango Sycamore Street 5/8" Ribbon (SAB) and Dimensionals

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12 comments:

  1. The card is so pretty, I love the embossed flower! Wonderful job

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    1. Thanks Audrey,I had fun working on the embossed flower!

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  2. Beautiful card and the flower is gorgeous. I love making square cards as well :)I am also digging the orange on it and I am not usually big into the orange.

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    1. Thanks Beth, square cards are fun and I enjoy making them. Thanks for your comments!

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  3. You do such beautiful work! I am all thumbs when it comes to things like that, but I recognize talent when I see it. Great job!!!

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  4. Love your site Vanessa - love stamps too - signing up for your news letter :) Great Job
    Blessings
    Cher

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    1. Thanks Cher for your comments and looking forward to sending you my newsletter!

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  5. You are so artistic and creative with your cards! It is fun just browsing through your work! :-)

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