Friday, April 15, 2016

Watercolor Bleaching

Howdy Crafters - I tried out a new technique to me - called watercolor bleaching. Viewed this at Simon Says. I need to practice more on this technique but I am still happy with my results - thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week - Romans 8:1 Gail

Recipe
White cardstock for base of card
WRMK Corner Rounder
Watercolor paper for bleaching technique - Tutorial - Water bleaching Technique - Click HERE
Polk-a-dot paper for mat
Sizzix Oval Die cut
Clear Dollar Stamps Sentiment - Rangers Black Archival Ink - Manila paper
Grey button and green bakers twine - glue dots
Bleaching Watercolor technique on water color paper - MFPSS Flower Stamp - Rangers Distress Inks Mermaid Lagoon - Faded Jeans - Peeled Paint- Spectrum Noir Markers - Versamark Embossing Ink -Snow White Embossing Powder - Heat gun - watercolor brush/water

It would be an honor to share with these challenges:
April  Just Keep on Creating - when challenge opens
April 30 CHN Patterned Paper
 

April 17 Simon Says Monday Showers or Flowers #5 
April 19 Simon Says Wed Let's do the Polks - Polk-a-dot ribbon #4 - Saw the technique at Simon Says
April Crop Stop - #3 Rangers Distress Ink
April 21 PDE #15 AG #1
April 28 Cut It Up Spring Flowers 1E - Oval Die Cut

8 comments:

  1. Ahh well done, great card, Gail, love the way you've done it, such pretty colours.Thanks so much for the inspiration,
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  2. So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Let’s Do the Polka” Challenge!

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  3. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    DT Janis
    PDE Linky Party, Always Anything Goes Linky Party
    Sunny Day Crafting, Photo Inspiration Chs
    Paper Play Sketches, Sketch Chs

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  4. The bleaching came out perfect. I have been too cowardly to try it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  5. It looks really pretty, Gail, and I love how brown and blue look together - earth and sky.

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Spring Flowers challenge!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  6. Very pretty card. Looks like a fun technique. Thanks for sharing with us at Cut It Up.

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  7. Turned out so well! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Pause Dream Enjoy, Jackie CT member

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  8. Gail, your card is fantastic!!! I love it!
    Thanks for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp! Monday Challenge!
    Hugs Zoey

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~