Monday, June 23, 2008

Summer Watercolor Challenge

NMBS Swap#2

Well, finally, I got a little bit of stamping in tonight.  Today's SCS Ways to Use It Challenge was to watercolor with reinkers--right up my alley.  The SU blog group I belong to had their challenge up, too:  to use a retired set to make a summer-themed card using Bold Bright colors.  I am willing to bet that many of you have never even SEEN this image before!  This is from a sweet little country SU set called Country Angel, from 1995!!!  As usual, it is pretty simple--my brain just couldn't do complex tonight! NMBS Swap#2 Closeup

Actually, after I snapped the first photo, I decided to add some sparkle to the inside of the watermelon---if you click on the photo, you might be able to see the Jelly Roll pen glitter around the edge!  This was a fun card to make, and I enjoyed using a stamp set I probably haven't used in five years!!!

  • Stamps:  Country Angel (retired), Sanded, All in a Row (about to be retired)
  • Paper:  Green Galore, Pink Passion, Basic Black, Whisper White
  • Ink:  Stazon, Green Galore, Gable Green, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink
  • Acc:  Nesties, Aquapainter, Punches, Brads, White Gel Pen, Jelly Roll Pen, Stamp-a-majig

5 comments:

  1. Your card is fabulous, LeAnne! Your watercoloring is perfect as usual. Gosh...I wish I could watercolor like you ladies. I'm green with envy in that dept! I rememeber this set from many moons ago. I think my demo may have it.
    Nice job!
    Happy Monday!
    Wendy

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  2. Beautiful card LeAnne! I love the watermelon!

    So tell me, what'd you get at ikea????

    Renee

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  3. Hi LeAnn! Just catching up on comments left on my blog and I wanted to send you a huge THANKS for the Arte e Pico award you left for me. I will post it soon! I've checked out all the cards you've posted in the last couple of weeks...FANTASTIC! (as usual).

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  4. Yummy! This looks *almost* good enough to eat!!!

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  5. what a perfect stamp for a 'water'color card! this is just adorable - love the bg stamping - very cute card!

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