Monday, November 21, 2016

Freshly Squeezed!

Hi everyone! I have two cards to share today! The images from the Concord & 9th 'Hugs' stamp set are so adorable, I just couldn't stop at one! Plus, the color combo of this weeks Color Throwdown fit perfectly with the design! I actually think it was the pictures of the mimosas that got me thinking citrus!!

I started by watercoloring the stamped images and knew I wanted them against a background of bright green. Once dry, I added in some Wink of Stella clear  glitter accents for a bit of sparkle and then layered them onto the background. The sentiment is stamped in 'Barn Door' distress ink and a few sequins are sprinkled about.

While the watercolor images were drying, I decided to create another card with Copic colored images. I first embossed the sentiment in bright green and then added embossed images of the citrus slices in orange and red. I added more Wink of Stella clear glitter after they were colored in with the Copic markers! To add in more of the pretty green, I gave the card a bit of ribbon and shiny green sequins!

Thanks for checking out my blog! Bee Happy!!

Supplies Used:
Cartwright's sequins
American Crafts ribbon
Stampin' Up embossing powder
Copic Markers


  1. Both of these cards are adorable!! Great use of the colors! So glad you joined us at CTD!

  2. LOVE this citrusy pair of cards!! Wonderful watercoloring and bright, eye-catching designs! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Color Throwdown!


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