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Monday, August 25, 2014

Dream Valley #89 Flowers




Its time for a new challenge at Dream Valley - the theme is Flowers. You have two weeks to play with us.


I pulled out this lovely Hero Arts poppy stamp from Delicate Blossoms and heat embossed them onto watercolor paper. I wet the paper with water and then colored the poppies with water colors. If the paper is really wet, it gives a nice halo around the flowers. Although I think I need a bot more practice with that technique. 


I still like the outcome! Added the sentiment  - Hero Arts Heart Felt Messages once the card was dry and added some splatters. I rounded one corner - it softens it a bit. And added some Stickles in the center of teh poppies. 

For this challenge we have a wonderful sponsor:


The Paper Shelter

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format.Images are wonderful for coloring and make perfect additions to greeting cards and scrapbook albums.

 The winner gets $20 gift voucher!

I will also be linking this card with the 

6 comments:

joy said...

Love this pretty watercolor card, Cornelia! This is one of my all time favorite Hero Arts stamps and your card is beautiful. Love the splatters!

Monika Reeck said...

Einfach adorable lovely flower stamp and the technique...bist du in Germany...wish you are arrive also one day in Munich...miss you sweety...we are back already from Ostsee..nun muss ich rennnen die Kinder abholen from ferien Programm...LG, Monika

Shery said...

This is so pretty, Cornelia!!

Anita in France said...

Gorgeous, Cornelia ... love the soft, wash of watercolour ... just beautiful! Anita :)

cm said...

Whoa...how did I nearly miss this lovely, soft, oh-so-pretty water-colour wash, stunning flowers card! I think you have this technique down pat...gorgeous!!
Hope your holiday was fabulous; great to have you back!!
~c

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

So pretty Cornelia. Love the watercolour with this pretty floral stamp. Hugs, Wends x