Monday, January 21, 2019

More Water-Coloring (& a Light Bulb Moment)

Hello friends! 
I am popping in with a quick post.

Today's card was watercolored (with the Altenew 24 Pan Set) a while ago...
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Recently, I added a few touches with the Watercolor Brush Markers (Winter Wonderland).

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After all the water-coloring, I added some details.
Namely, I water-colored the silver borders!!
Ding---> Stretch your stencils! Use one part of the stencil and add details!

With the Classy Stripe Stencil, I only use ONE STRIPE to color in the border with silver metallic brush marker.
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You may see some silver splatter?
 Those were added along with the silver border.

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 I used a different stamp set for the sentiment (Dandelion Wishes). It fits perfectly!
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Lastly, I want to thank you for your continuing support.
For me, blogging gets all the more challenging in the last year. I try to post more in my Facebook page (search Yes, Virginia page)and Instagram (yesvirginialu). However, this blog is still my main passion. I believe in posting strong and quality content in my blog. It doe take up nearly all my free time, but I gladly do it. If you make visiting my blog a part of your day/week, thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Please link up your new creations to my "Show & Share" if you have not done so.
I want to see what you make and will leave you some blog love!
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Thanks for stopping by!

19 comments:

Cindy C. said...

Beautiful bouquet, I like reading about your 'light bulb' moments!

Denise Bryant said...

Very pretty card! Love the silver edging!
I'm always happy to visit your blog and see what you're working on!

Shelly said...

This is so beautiful, Virginia! And don't you just love those 'light bulb moments'?!! ;)

Linda BL said...

Love the new additions to your card. The silver border and splatter really add a nice touch. So glad you will be continuing your blog. As a subscriber, I look forward to your posts.

Purple Princess said...

Gorgeous flowers!

TrainWithMeghan said...

Gorgeous colors! I love this technique

Sue D said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful creations and all the tips and tricks.

Mary said...

I do enjoy visiting your blog several times a week. I loved this card before (purple flower in the middle, what's not to love?), however the addition of the silver gives it a "wow" look. Thank you for all you do!

conil said...

Clever trick with the silver border, it adds so much to your glorious coloring by drawing the eye into the focal point. Gorgeous.

Virginia Lu said...

Thank you, my friend!!

Virginia Lu said...

You are so awesome, Denise!!

Virginia Lu said...

Glad that you like the Light Bulb moment, Shelly! :)

Virginia Lu said...

I always appreciate your feedback! Hugs!

Virginia Lu said...

Thank you soooooo much!

Virginia Lu said...

Thank you, sweet Meghan!

Virginia Lu said...

Sue, you are so kind and supportive! Thank you!

Virginia Lu said...

So happy to know that, Mary!! I appreciate your comment!

Virginia Lu said...

You da best, Coni! :)

mindy1414 said...

The Silver Metallic is a gorgeous addition to an already stunning card Virginia! It's incredible how actually metallic the Silver Metallic Watercolor Brush looks (I know that sounds goofy but I hope you get my meaning lol). I've already decided both the Spring and Winter sets are at the top of my "must get" list for February (Happy Valentine's to me :)). Thanks for always showing us the coolest ideas and projects, the inspiration is always off the charts! (mardy14@bellsouth.net)