Friday, April 29, 2016

Spot Coloring with Zigs

It's been way over a year since I won a gc for Impression Obsession, but you never know when your luck will change--haha!  No matter--I ended up with a simple card I really like for the IO Happy Hello Challenge.  
I made the card from 140 pound watercolor paper.  IO Five Roses (J2441) was black embossed & colored with Zig markers, blending with a waterbrush. Just got this striped paper--perfect to ground the flowers. Wish I'd bought several sheets of these Authentique alphabet stickers. They're black & off white so they work with watercolor paper. Three PPP clear dots finish it off. I'm also entering ATSMCropStop & SSS Wednesday.
Edited to add: Also entering SSS Work It Wednesday.
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37 comments:

  1. A lovely card, both the design and floral image Greta.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  2. I love how you did those flowers! Such a lovely card!

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  3. How beautiful it is !.... WOW ! Love it !

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  4. As always beautiful design work Greta. I love how you've coloured those lovely flowers. Barbxx

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  5. Looks gorgeous Greta. I really like how the stripe is along the bottom. The sticker is perfect.

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  6. Very pretty card, the flower image is fantastic and works well with the greeting and strip that looks like ribbon. Have a great weekend xx

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  7. Fabulous! Love the loosely colored flowers with the b/w accents!

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  8. Beautiful CAS card with the lovely water colored flowers, Greta! Love the stripes and the PPP clear dots, too! I bought some clear dots, but I can't seem to find them. I guess that means I have too many craft items...ha!:-)

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  9. lovely little garden Greta and the black & white stripe sets it off so well!

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  10. Greta, so pretty. Love the watercolored flowers.

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  11. Just love your partially colored flowers, Greta! Perfect with the black/white stripe!

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  12. OH MY, Greta, this is simply gorgeous! I love how you partially colored the darling flowers. AND, the striped paper and sentiment are the PERFECT finishing touches. Beautifully done!

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  13. what a sweet design, greta... love the little bit of striped paper.. it really makes the flowers pop!

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  14. Such a lovely card Greta, a lovely design with a lovely design........your flowers are beautiful with a super striped panel and sentiment!!

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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  15. such gorgeous flowers Greta! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  16. What a pretty little flower garden Greta!! This is delightful!!

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  17. love your watercoloring - thanks for sharing your project at ATSM

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  18. Beautiful card!!!Love your water coloring,great stamp!!!Have a good day!!!

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  19. A very beautiful card Greta, love the subtle colouring.

    Hugs
    Maarit

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  20. Beautiful flowers ,Greata! Congratulations on your gc...gift card ,right? :)

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  21. What a lovely card, Greata! Your flowers have such a clean modern look to them, and I really love the addition of the black and white paper and the alphabet-stickers "hello".

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  22. Such a pretty card Greta! Those flowers look gorgeous!

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  23. Oh I love it Greta!
    Beautiful blooms indeed my Friend!!
    xx

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  24. Just love the simplicity of this card, Greta! The stripes compliments so well with the blooms!

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  25. A charming card Greta, love the stamps. Carol x

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  26. A beautiful garden of roses!

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  27. A very Happy Hello indeed! Beautifully done, Greta. Great to have you joining in the IO Challenge!

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  28. Your garden of delicately water-coloured flowers makes me smile...so beautiful!
    Hugs~c

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    1. Forgot to add: Thank you for sharing this gem in the ATSM gallery!
      Hugs~c

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  29. Love the spot coloring! so pretty!

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  30. I like the spotty coloring job on the flowers. It adds a bit of whimsy. I thought that striped paper was washi tape and thought that was a neat idea. It is still a neat idea even if it wasn't tape!

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  31. Love that striped portion, really sets off the flowers.

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  32. Sweet card Greta...love your pretty posies with the black and white stripe border!

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