Friday, November 6, 2015

Water Color Baby Card



I am FINALLY boarding the watercolor train.


Hope it's not too late.


I was out from blogging/cardmaking for a few months, and when I came back, I was greeted with watercolor beauty everywhere.



sigh...


I bought some tubed stuff to play with and it included white watercolor.


When I was a kid I would have ignored it...


I mean, who grabs the white crayon?!


However, when mixed with orangey-red, it comes up coral.



(stamp: Verve Treasured Words  other: Pink Paislee Luxe Hearts,Royal Langnickel Watercolor)



Gold, coral, and green are the highlights at Color Throwdown.


Casual Fridays has a challenge calling for metals.


http://cas-ualfridays.blogspot.com/2015/11/cfc145.html


Yay!

 I've included these gorgeous metallic luxe hearts I snatched up.



http://colorthrowdown.blogspot.com/2015/11/color-throwdown-367.html


I was attempting another baby card that just wouldn't cooperate...it was a cool plan but a horrible design to execute.


This result is simpler and sweeter, now I can actually send a card to go with the gift...


 I haven't bought yet.


My life is a constant stream of loose ends, friends,


...but it's my life


and it keeps me driven. ;)






7 comments:

  1. love that background... pretty card

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  2. The black and white hearts look perfect with the coral background Marlena - never too late to board the watercolour train...I think I'm still to get on it! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  3. Fabulous! My boys always fight over the white crayons. They love that it doesn't show up. Then I gave them some black construction paper and blew their little minds. LOL

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  4. That coral background is GORGEOUS! LOVE the little heart too! Thanks SO much for playing along with The Color Throwdown!

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  5. Such a beautiful CAS design and love the background colour you used. And those metallic striped hearts are gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!!

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  6. Aww...this is so sweet!! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. So pretty, Marlena; a card that will be treasured by the newborn's parents! Your description of your life being a series of 'loose ends'...love it! Mine too...a lot of loose ends... You're already creating magic with watercolour (I've tried and have quit...why continue to do what I can't! Most of my water-colouring stuff will be part of my Christmas gift for my niece...her creativity - at age 5 - will soar far higher than mine in this medium!)
    Hugs~c

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)