Tuesday, September 12, 2017

One Layer Floral Prayers

Hi Friends!

I had a chance to create a card this evening and decided to try a Clean and Simple (CAS) One Layer Card.  I paired the retired Stampin’ Up! Choose Happiness stamp set along with Hero Arts Stamp and Cuts Prayers using masking and watercolor.

If you have not had a chance to check out the above challenge sites yet, I hope you will find the time to do so- as always, gorgeous inspiration from all!

To create this card:

1). Score and fold a piece of 4 ¼” x 11” Naturals White cardstock in half.

2). Ink the floral image from Choose Happiness with Versafine™ Onyx Black ink, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with the heat tool.  Create a mask, mask the flower and repeat the steps for additional flowers and leaves.

3). Watercolor the flowers, leaves and background area using Distress Inks- Wild Honey, Broken China, Salted Ocean, Seedless Preserves and Blueprint Sketch.

4). Once the watercolor has dried, de-static the lower part of the card front with an embossing powder tool, stamp the sentiment from Hero Arts Prayers Stamp and Cuts using Versafine™ Onyx Black ink, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with the heat tool.

5). Spritz a bit of diluted Blueprint Sketch Distress Ink over the front and add highlights using an extra fine white paint pen to the flower centers.  Use a clear glitter pen to add shimmer to the flower petals and background to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Choose Happiness (Stampin’ Up!), Prayers Stamp and Cuts (Hero Arts)

Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black; Tim Holtz® Distress Inks- Broken China, Blueprint Sketch, Salted Ocean, Seedless Preserves, Wild Honey; Spectrum Noir™ Clear Glitter Pen, Sharpie® Extra Fine White Paint Pen

Paper: Naturals White

Accessories/Tools: Embossing Buddy®, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Emboss® Clear Embossing Powder, AquaPainter™

Thanks again for taking the time to visit! I hope all of you have a wonderful week and drop by again soon!


Leigh Penner said...

Beautiful! Wonderful take on the sketch!

TaeEun said...

Another beautiful floral card, Julie! I love the bold colors you used, the purple is really gorgeous!!! Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Absolutely beautiful. Swimming with elegance and fabulous colouring and shimmer too. Thanks for joining us at Less is More this week.

Nonni said...

This is so beautiful. I love the rich colors you used and you did great job with masking. Love the flow of the design. Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

Izzy Scrap said...

WOW ! What a beautiful watercolored floral composition ! The vivid colours are just amazing ! Great work too in combining all these challenges ! Thanks for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

Monika Reeck said...

You have used our colors so great...wonderfully made..
Many thanks to play along with us at Sunday Stamps.

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CherylQuilts said...

Julie, I saw this on The Flower Challenge, and I love it! What beautiful colors and layout. I also love the "prayers" sentiment too! Hugs!

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