Saturday, January 27, 2018

Sending Hugs

Last year I was a winner through Instagram for some Amuse goodies, and I'm finally getting around to making a card with this pretty Southern Bouquet cling.

Sending Hugs

supplies: watercolor paper, white card stock, Amuse Southern Bouquet, Zig markers and water, distress inks, Simon's Sending die, Winnie & Walter "hugs" from Big Bold Friends set, Doodlebug heart sprinkles

I chose soft spring colors to color the flowers, using Zig markers and water, then cut out the bouquet.  On a separate piece of watercolor paper, I tried to mimic the same colors using distress inks, and sponged them lightly around the design.  Then I added a stamped and die-cut sentiment and some little hearts.

Thank you for stopping by - enjoy your weekend!

10 comments:

  1. The background is soooo soft and pretty. Great card.

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  2. Such a pretty card - the recipient will be charmed and delighted, Jo x

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  3. Oh my Lin, I love that soft glow from your bouquet. Stunningly beautiful effect. I'll have to keep that in mind.

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  4. Just love your pretty bouquet, Lin! Perfect with the inking behind!!

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  5. Love your inked background to match the colors on the flowers. What a cool idea! Such a pretty card, Lin.

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  6. Such a pretty card Lin! Love the soft colors and background!

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  7. Lin, what a beautiful card and a lovely bouquet! How wonderful that you won this stamp set! And wow, I agree -- what a lovely background for the bouquet! Beautifully done! Warm hugs! xoxo

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  8. Beautifully done Lin,love the colors!

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  9. So pretty. The lovely soft background is perfect for the flowers.

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