April 17, 2015

Hello There!

Hello, hello! Today I'm playing with this gorgeous inspiration image from The Pink Elephant! Oh my goodness - wood, doilies, pink flowers and a dash of green. I love it all!

Here are the DEEtails:

I watercolored my favorite flowers from Secret Garden after inking them in Smoky Slate. For this one, I carefully painted in each petal, being careful not to let the gray ink run. The color turned out a bit more saturated than I would have liked, since I had to be careful with adding water, but I'm still really happy with how they turned out. I inked in the centers with a Crushed Curry marker. Next I stamped the Hello There sentiment onto my patterned paper and embossed it in white. I layered the paper on a pretty pattern from Eastern Elegance and adhered it to a Kraft card. Then I added a piece of wood tied up with some pretty cotton ribbon - I kind of wish I had made the wood piece thinner, now that I'm looking at it... I layered on a die cut doily and then arranged my flowers and some die cut leaves in a Vellum mason jar. Hope you like it!

Paper: Artist Loft 140# Watercolor Paper, Eastern Elegance Designer Series Paper, In Color 2013-2015 Designer Series Paper Stack, Kiwi Kiss Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Texture Cuts Wood Sheets, White Vellum Cardstock
Stamps: Hello There, Perfectly Preserved, Secret Garden
Ink: Smoky Slate, Strawberry Slush, VersaMark
Embellishments: Pool Party Cotton Ribbon, White Stampin' Emboss
Tools: Cannery Framelits, Doily Details Die Collection (Papertrey Ink), Secret Garden Thinlits, Stampin' Dimmensionals

1 comment:

  1. this is so pretty Nina! I too love how your flowers turned out; they are perfectly watercolored, and so vibrant. I love how they stand off the card and draw your attention!