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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Heartfelt

Vicki (vdutchr on Splitcoaststampers) gave us a beautiful color combo for this week's color challenge: Tempting Turquoise, Cajun Craze, and Kraft. Here's my design using these colors.


I stamped the image onto kraft cardstock three times, watercolored and cut each one out, and popped them up with dimensionals.  Here's a close-up of the dimension.


I like how watercoloring directly on the kraft toned down the brightness of the turquoise, which I thought blended better with the more earthy colors of the kraft and rust.  I added a few white dots with a Signo gel pen on the flower center.

4 comments:

Cook22 said...

Wowza, is that ever beautiful!! Off to find it on SCS to put it in my Favourites :D.

Joanne (jojot) said...

Charlene...this is soooo totally warm, earthy, and textural...a wow in my book

Ellen said...

I never would have thought of that color combo, you knocked it out of the park! Beautiful texture and design Charlene!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Stunning Charlene!!! I love your use of kraft, the water coloring and your colors!! Gorgeous with all the texture and dimension!!
~Chris