Wednesday, 24 May 2017

CAS Watercoloured Magnolia

Hi there everybody.  I am playing catch up here as there are three challenges that I really want to get a card entered into before they close and I think I have managed it by a whisker.  I decided to use this magnolia stamp by Sheena Douglass which hasn't been inked up for a long time.  Unfortuately it seems to be unavailable at the moment.

I cut this white card just a little smaller than my white base card, and using my misti I stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with WOW Metallic Silver Embossing Powder.  I then watercoloured the flowers with a water brush using Distress Inks in Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Mowed Lawn and Walnut Stain.  I then decided to cut around the outside edge of the flowers to add a bit more interest and in order to take the flowers closer to the edge I trimmed the layer down a little.

I finished by splattering some of the pink and green ink and heat embossed the sentiment again using the Metallic Silver EP.

Thank you for stopping to take a look today and I'll be back soon.

I am entering the following challenges:

CAS Watercolour May Challenge - Watercolour Flowers.
CAS Mix Up May Challenge - Stamping, Splattering and my choice Heat Embossing.
The Flower Challenge - No. 8 CASE a DT Member.   I think mine is a CASEing of both TaeEun and Vivien, i.e. the opposite corner positioning of TaeEun and the cutting round the flowers on Vivian's card.
Country View Challenges - Flower Power.


  1. Great idea to cut away the flowers, adds a lot of fabulous interest. Gorgeous stamp and such pretty colouring. Soft and gentle card with great splats x

  2. Hi Pat! Been home for a few days but can't get my mojo going so nothing to share at all! Got an hour to myself now so am paying everyone a quick visit!
    Really like this card- the cut outs really make the lovely flowers stand out.
    Hope all Ok with you. x

  3. Beautiful card Pat, I love magnolias and your water coloured ones are lovely. I like the cut out corners and the splatters too.
    Jean x

  4. I really like your idea of cutting around the outside edge of the flowers. Love the colourings too. Hugs Mrs A.

  5. Very pretty magnolia's, Pat. Your watercolouring is so beautiful and love your added splatters. TFS and joining us at CAS Watercolour and CAS Mix Up. Hugs...

  6. I love your design Pat. Fussy-cutting around the flowers looks amazing. Very creative. Your watercolour magnolias are GORGEOUS! And I love the splatters for the background. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour and CAS Mix Up! xx

  7. Came over to comment on your lovely santa card but found even more delights when I got here ie the bids, the sympathy card ( never easy cards to make) the magnolia...Wow, I must come back more often.


  8. Quite beautiful Pat, such lovely colouring and design, Kate x

  9. Beautiful coloring on your buds Pat - love the gold splatter and pretty cut out design! thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up Challenge! Julia xx

  10. Such pretty magnolia blossoms, Pat! I love the soft watercolor flowers and how they are flowing off the edge! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour and CAS Mix Up!

  11. Gorgeous card Pat.
    Hugs Flo x

  12. What a beautiful and elegant card, Pat! Your coloring on the silver embossed magnolias is perfect and I love the splatter! Thank you so much for playing along at The Flower Challenge and for CASEing my card!!! Hugs

  13. Beautiful! I love the silver embossing as it really stands out with the purple as well. Thank you for playing along at the Flower Challenge this month. Ruth DT xx

  14. What a lovely stamp and your card is beautiful Pat. I like the way you have cut round the flowers. It adds great dimension. Barbxx

  15. A very pretty card Pat, I love how the flowers have been cut around.
    Janice x

  16. I'm so glad you entered your gorgeous flower card into our flower power challenge over at Country View Pat. It's stunning. Jane DT x

  17. so gorgeous Pat...the soft pinks of the flowers are just perfect...
    Thanks so much for playing along with the CAS WATERCOLOUR challenge and hope you will play with us again mf.
    xx Karen

  18. Beautiful ! Thank you so much for joining us over Country View Challenges !
    Corrie x


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