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

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


  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}

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

  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

  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

  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!


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

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

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


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 ~