Monday, August 5, 2019

Bellflower --Take 2!

Hello friends! 
I am popping in with my 2nd take the August Build-a-Flower Bellflowers! 
Today's projects combines my favorite two things-stamping and watercoloring.
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The color palette from the B-A-F Bellflower Stamp & Ink Bundle was my inspiration. I started out with stamping only the outlines of the Bellflower on watercolor paper.
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I then took out the Altenew Watercolor Markers and applied various shares of purple.
This didn't take long and was easy to do.
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Once I was happy with the coloring, I applied gold-embossing powder to the very center of the largest Bellflower.
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After stamping the stems and leaves, I wanted to bring out more green. I brought out the Misty Meadows Washi Tape and adhered it at the bottom of the card and cut out a few leaves to give this design a good balance.
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The sentiment "happy birthday" from Inked Rose fits into my design perfectly. I also added splatter liberally since this is kind of the artsy vibe that I was going for.
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11 comments:

MadeByMeghanK said...

I would like to buy my first Build A Flower Set.... which is your favorite?

Sue D said...

Very pretty in purple and I like the touch of gold.

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

Stunning! The deep purple really makes
the flowers pop!

Vikki H, southern Oregon said...

Fabulous and the gold touch finishes it well!

Martha Herrera said...

Such gorgeous card! Love the pretty colors.
Thanks for sharing.

Denise Bryant said...

These bellflowers are so pretty! Awesome new BAF set!

Maura said...

Love the purple bell flowers, Virginia!! And the gold embossing in the middle one is such a perfect detail!!! Love it.

Purple Princess said...

So gorgeous! I love the colors!!

conil said...

Oh my, so glad you used a combination of methods to color this bellflower because the card turned out spectacularly. Golly gee, it's gorgeous.

Linda BL said...

Love both Bell Flowers: Take 1 and Take 2! The gold embossing,colorful splatters, and the pretty washi tape add so much to your beautiful Bell Flowers.

Dawn T said...

Totally awesome Virginia. The touch of the green washi is inspiring.