Having found myself with the washing done and drying on the line and despite the sunny weather (not very warm) I escaped to the craft space on the last day of the weekend, where I spent a few happy hours making a mess with ink!
I am joining in again this month at CAS Watercolour where the challenge is 'Something Blue'.
I LOVE 💖 this cherry blossom stamp from Technique Tuesday.
I rank it amongst my all time faves.
It is one of those stamps that whatever colour you use it looks 'right'!
Although I confess to never having stamped it in BLUE before......!
Used Versafine Majestic Blue for the outline and coloured it with my (new 😊) watercolours before fussy cutting. (I do have the co-ordinating die but I didn't want the white edge round the outline of the stamp.)
Once dry I added a few teeny spots of Nuvo Crystal.
I inked the stamp again with Chipped Sapphire DI and spritzed with water then did a bit of random stamping onto a scrap of watercolour card. I tried to blend the ink a little across the background - (note to self - more practice needed at this!)
The sentiment is also from Technique Tuesday.
Also sharing at -
CUYL #112 - Blue/Flower/Watercolour
Creatalicious - A/G + Blue
Pixie's Snippets Playground - (Blossom and background were offcuts of watercolour card)
Make My Monday - Lots of Flowers
Alphabet - F for Flowers
Thanks for looking today, have a lovely day whatever you're doing. x
Can't think of a better way to pass the time Viv and create super inkiness (but blue?).
This is absolutely GORGEOUS Viv! I love the contrast between the soft blue background and the more vivid blossoms that you fussy cut...lovely, lovely card! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! :0)
Oh. one of my favorite color combos of blue and white. Gorgeous card and lovely flowers. [Bunny]`
Beautiful Viv. I love how you've layered the flowers and yet still kept it CAS x
beautiful layout and stamping the background is perfect for the way the you displayed the fussy cut flowers
I agree with you that this is indeed a lovely stamp and I guess quite versatile. The card looks great in tis shade of blue.
Oh Viv, that's just beautiful.....love the CAS layout & the fresh colour combo xx
Why not blue indeed. This looks very elegant. The weather is very up and down across the country at the moment. Hugs Mrs A.
Viv you've captured these blooms beautifully in blue! LOve the teeny bits of Nuvo drops for their stamen! Now wouldn't it be cool if they turned into blue cherries? lol
The TT Cherry Blossom looks stunning watercoloured in blue and love the background with the all over stamping and some soft colour too, and beautifully designed with the flowers placed to one side of the frame. x
It's like you Viv - very classy and elegant! I love this card. Why do you always, but always. come up trumps?!
A stunning card, I agree it looks best fussy cut rather than having a white edge. I love the card. Thanks for joining us at MMM. Caz. DT.
Beautiful Viv!...what more is there to say! xx
I am so loving the blue flowers and why can't they be blue? x The background looks fabulous Viv and because it's slightly different from the front flowers it really does look wonderful x. Great composition and such a beautiful card x
Very stylish! Great idea to use this stamp both for the background panel and for the main image. Looks beautiful in blue.
Love the image and the blue looks really great, super design of the card too. I have started using blue a little bit more lately, maybe we relate blue to men.
Its good to escape to the craftroom. I love this card Viv and the beautiful watercolour flowers.
Beautiful card, Viv, so fresh looking in blue and white. xx
I love the watery background, Viv! It gives a really dreamy garden look to your beautiful blue cut flowers! Love the addition of the Nuvo drops! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!
Wonderful card! I love it! :)
Thanks a lot for joining us at Creatalicious! :)
Great job turning your cherry blossoms into blue forget-me-nots, Viv! Beautifully watercolored and I love how you have placed them on the outside edge of the frame and filled the aperture with "shadows" of more forget-me-nots! I think your wash looks wonderful! Hugs, Darnell
Gorgeous CAS card love the flowers -they look great in blue and the background looks fine to me--supposed to be middle of Summer and had 4 cold wet days not stopped all day today!!!
I love that soft blue against the white. It's a stunning card. Thanks for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge. Love Dawn x
What a beautiful stamp set - no wonder it's a favorite! The color you chose is perfect with the background you chose. Love the watercoloring! Thank you for playing with us at Make My Monday (as wel as the Alphabet Challenge) and hope you can join us again soon.
Beautiful card, a lovely design!
Beautiful blue and a beautiful card. Love your design on this!
this is so gorgeous Viv...love the look.
Thanks for playing along with us at the CAS Watercolour Challenge.
What a beautiful card! I love these blue flowers! Thanks for playing along with challenge up your life!
What a great Card! I really love all the blue flowers! Thanks for playing along with challenge up your life!
Hi Viv, thank you so much for your comment on my blog and for linking me to this post. I a so glad to hear that you like the Arteza Real Brush pens too. I love this card, the flowers are so pretty in blue!
A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes + optional blue” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Crafty Friends)
(DT The Sketchy Challenges)
(DT Simply Create Too)
PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy these past weeks…
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