20 January 2015

Delicate Thistle

Hello there, if you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen this card in the making. I started off by making a big blobby mess of watercolour using my paints and water:


Although this looks awful, it was intentional (just about!). I had planned to cover most of it up. When the paint was dry I added some drops of water (as resist) and then sprayed it with shimmer mist.


On a separate piece of cardstock I die cut the Simon Says Stamp Delicate Thistle die. On the panel, I also stamped the sentiment, from the SSS Lots of Thanks set, in the bottom right. The watercolour piece was adhered to a white card base, I then added the die cut panel on top with foam tape. To finish off, I added a few DB Sprinkles and rhinestones.


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Here are the links to what I used on the card. Please click the picture to be taken to where I bought it.
 

I enjoyed using this die in a slightly different way and it didn't matter that underneath the top panel it looks messy! Thanks so much for visiting me today, have a lovely day!

8 comments:

  1. Very simple but how effective x

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  2. Simply striking Michelle. So classy. x

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  3. Good morning sweetie, fabulous creation, hugs Pops x

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  4. gorgeous Michelle, I knew it would become something awesome when I saw it on instagram.x

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  5. absolutely love this card - so beautiful - like the idea of watercolour background

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  6. What an amazing card Michelle!Never seen that technique before. It's fabulous. How clever you are! xxx

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  7. Gorgeous card and design, love the effect.

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  8. Gorgeous card and watercolouring Michelle ;) Viv xx

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