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2018-01-08; framed watercolor pink birthday

2018/01/08

On Saturday morning I went to my desk and did not have any projects in mind.  I just played.  I actually thought I had a special watercolor paper it was really light weight and warped.  Thankfully when I backed it with a normal piece of card stock it flattened right out.  For today’s card I used the piece in the top row, 2nd one from the left.

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I cut a frame from the Cricut cartridge “Small Talk”  4 times to give it strength.  Then I wrapped the water color piece around it.  I looked at the piece just before I cut out the frame part and added text (Stampin Up) and a dusting of PearlEx in white.  Finally I cut out the frame part and fitted everything.

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Here is a look at the script stamped.  I added some embossing paste on frame (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous) While that dried,  I colored the flower in and went though my scraps to create a bouquet .
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Here is a close look at the tuck-in’s I added to create the bouquet.  I see a flourish by CTMH, a die cut from a Cricut cartridge  (I think this one is from Sophisticated; a brand new cartridge to me! I found it on sale for $9.99 at Joann’s), and a cream colored purchased embossed flower.  The pearls you see are Nuvo drops and of course a sequin.

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Here is the flower.  This too came out of the parts box.  It was all cut out, all I had to do was color it up and add some Flower Soft to the center.  The daisy is by JudiKins and is on a cube called Carols Cube (67191)

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And a look at the pink birthday card before you go on about your day…

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This card was entered into the challenge at Always Happy Birthday theme

January Challenge: Birthday + PINK Card Base

and also entered into the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog: Challenge #317-Something New

 

Be sure to stop back…I have a butt load of watercolor papers to make into cards.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. 2018/01/09 8:42 am

    Your card is perfection! Very pretty! Thanks for sharing with FCCB this week!

    Cynthia, DT
    gardeniasandglitterblogspot.com

  2. 2018/01/09 4:48 pm

    Bonnie, your card is very pretty! (Sorry I haven’t visited for awhile – just been way too busy!)

  3. Janis permalink
    2018/01/10 1:08 pm

    Great birthday card! Thanks for joining us in our first challenge at Always Happy Birthday.
    Janis

  4. beaglefest permalink
    2018/01/10 4:22 pm

    I love how you used the watercolor panels, plus those flourishes! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

  5. 2018/01/14 7:39 pm

    Oh my goodness, your watercoloring panels, framing and images are stunning. I love all the embellishment touches with that flower center and the small dies and pearls. Perfect little touches and attention to detail! Thanks for sharing your talent at Fantabulous Cricut.

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