Saturday, 30 August 2014

Watercolours and painting

Morning everyone and hope you are all well,this is my second post today.Today the new challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun is "Labour day Celebrations" so we want to see job related or office supplies.Sponsors this week are Aurora Wings,Digital Delights,Faery Ink,Scrappers Delights and Sentimental Susan whose image "Painting" I used coloured with promarkers,I cut out the image and propped up on 3-D sticky squares,the background splats are from Visible image,cardstock from Papermill Direct,paint colour strips are from Tim Holtz and the watercoloured flower is pic of an actual watercolour by my son Matthew and resized to fit on my card.
top tip Tuesday-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-ATG
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG
crafty creations-dig deep( TH papers at least 3yrs old)
I love promarkers-make your own B paper
inky impressions-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
delightful challenges-layer it
4 crafty chicks-something old/something new(TH papers/image/watercolour image)
Bunny Zoes- Summer colours
the sweetpea stampers-lots of layers
eclectic ellapu-ATG/option watercolours
brown sugar-ATG
creative corner-ATG
let's craft and create-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and any comments are much appreciated -hope you can join us and check out the DT cards and blogs
See you there
Carol x x


aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous and colourful this one.xx
♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and colours xxx

rachel said...

a great make carol
love the painting theme. apologies for my lack of visits this week. there was no signal at the caravan. enjoy the weekend. hugs rachel x

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

wow Carol this is aaaamazing hun love it hugs Judith x

Benzi said...

I love watercoloring and what a great job. I like the popped up palette and brushes and your wonderful splatters. Wow! Your son did a super watercoloring of the flower.

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is a stunning creation with all the artists elements. So perfect for a painting artist. Wishing you a wonderful weekend with a bit of craftiness on the side.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow fab creation, love the depth and layers, thanks for sharing with us at Bunny Zoe's, hugs Liz xx

Hanne M. said...

This is wonderful Carol! I love the colour splats on the background and the 3D effect with the image!

Hanne, DT sis.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Carol, this is fantastic! All the different ways you showcased water-colours and colouring, just so clever and really effective! The brushes and swatches and all of it! Love it! hugs :)

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Carol! Fabulous card with all the pretty colors, but mostly, I am so intrigued by your use of dimension and fun design elements! The brushes in front of the "created masterpiece" look great! Wonderful imaginative card! hugs, de

Karen Letchworth said...

This is SO cool, Carol. You're always creative and I'm delighted to have you share your talents with us. Have a blessed week.
Word Art Wednesday

Stampsnob said...

Just look at all,l those layers , love love love it..........Lis

Angela said...

Carol, your artist's palette card is so terrific with the watercolored flower and every element!

Sylvia Meppen-Rentenaar said...

This is beautiful. Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

Cathrine Rohman-Fransson said...

Fab! Creative card all the way. Thank you for joing our Creative Corner Challange this week. :) Cat - DT member

Pia S said...

What a great combination of painting themed elements! Really impressed by your son's water colored flowers, what a great way to showcase it! It also is a nice detail for an additional personal touch.

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Boootiful hun love it as always - Thank you for sharing your beautiful project with us over at Eclectic Ellapu this month - hope to see you in future challenges x

crafty said...

What a wonderful creation. Thanks for sharing it with us at Creative Corner this week

Ira Huberts said...

Now this is what I call original Carol! Beautifully made!! Enjoy your Sunday, hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Dawn Lancaster said...

Brilliant card Carol, I love the palatte!
Dawn xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A very creative project Carol, so original and a very clever design.

MaryH said...

This is splendid. What a brilliant idea to use an actual watercolor (which was gorgeous too!) of the flower and add it to your wonderful collage. A terrific way to interpret your challenge. TFS & Hugs

DIANA L. said...

This is great the flower is so pretty and YOur coloring is perfect.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes August Linky Party. Have a blessed day

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a gorgeous creation. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Through the Craft Room Door.
Cathy DT Member

Leanne said...

Awesome job, love the paint brush image, and the layout, nicely done. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne DT
4 Crafty Chicks

Lesley Pyle said...

This is great! It's a fabulous design and I just love the design! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges x

*Vicki* said...

Absolutely brilliant design!! I love the painter's palette!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs - *Vicki*-DT member

Robin Parker said...

Great!! Love this creation. Thanks for sharing on the Delightful Challenge of Layer It.

Dora said...

O wow this is fantastic, you are so creative. Love the style of your card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

Mandy said...

Lovely card Carol, thank you for joining us for our latest challenge.

Granmargaret said...

Great card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Sweet Pea Stampers.