11.11.2014

Glad Tidings and Watercolor

I have another card inspired by the Online Card Classes Holiday Card Workshop to share with you today! The Day 3 focus was watercolor and I decided to do a simple card (due to limited time) using the color blending techniques Kristina shared. I stamped and embossed a small, torn strip of watercolor paper with this awesome deer stamp from Bossy Joscie. I then watercolored over the image with various red tones.

Glad Tidings


I mounted the watercolored piece on a white panel with some silver metallic string behind it. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp Inside Holiday Greetings stamp set. Except I used it on the outside. Because I'm rebellious like that. For reals, though.

Glad Tidings (detail)


I kept this design simple and I kind of love it. This one would actually be really easy to do in multiples, which is always a plus for holiday cards. I am not usually a torn paper fan, but watercolor paper just tears SO beautifully and I love how it looks when you paint over the torn edge. It just adds so much texture! LOVE!

Have a Happy!

10 comments:

  1. Now this is soooooooooooo cool Jennifer.

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  2. This is great. Loving the watercolor on the torn edge.

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  3. I really like this card Jennifer. I like the red colors, the simplicity of it and...I knew I should have taken that OCC...for reals!

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous!Love everything about this card... from the watercolored background, to the metallic string and torn edge.. it's all perfect!

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  5. Just took deer to the meat locker to have it made into sausage.
    Great card.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. I am not a watercolor fan, but after seeing your card, I might become one!

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  7. Love that great watercolored panel with Joscie's stamp!

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  8. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!! I love that strip of watercolor!! I don't usually do torn edges, but oh my stars, it's awesome here!! Love your rebellious nature with the sentiment!! Everything about this is perfection!!

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Please leave a comment. They make me happy. I am a BIG FAN of Happy. For reals, though.

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