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Saturday, April 12, 2014

CMCC15 and JUGS236

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Happy Saturday, everyone!  What a gorgeous day it is here in PA!  FINALLY!  I made a quick card after running my errands using the Colour Me…! challenge:
along with the JUGS challenge:


 of a watercolored background:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Another Thank You Watercolor Stampin UP

I needed a thank you card for someone special who did me a big favor, and I have done this watercolor resist technique before, and I thought these fun colors would be great!   I heat embossed the “thank you” from Another Thank You polymer set with Versamark and clear EP, then simply painted on some Bermuda Bay ink and water.  I did add a few speckles, then a couple of embellishments:

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I stuck a Candy Brad on the inside of a small Designer Vintage Faceted button and adhered to a heart diecut from the Hearts Framelits set.  Easy peasy!  Enjoy your day!

No more markers for Cassidy (at least for a while!):

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Products used (plus retired Bermuda Bay ribbon and Itty Bitty Backgrounds):

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

17 comments:

Lisa said...

CUTE CUTE card LeAnne, love the happy colors and the wee polka dot hearts! Like I said...she's a corker!

Lee-Anne said...

Wow! Eye popping gorgeous, LeAnne! Love the emboss resist technique with watercolor...this is fab!

Linda Callahan said...

Love the card and love the joy on Cassidy's face!

Alli said...

LeAnne it's so bright & so fresh!!!
Love it!

Scrappy Géri said...

Hello!!!!
I have been really busy and away from your blog and am happy to be back here and see all of your récent beautiful card!!! Love this one too, so fresh with those Bright Colors :D

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Great job on that background! I love the fun colors and the added speckles. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

Kara said...

so bright and happy!

Basement Stamper said...

This is a great color combination-will have to try it out and I'm loving the watercoloring these days as a background. Will have to try them emboss resist with it, it's perfect. The picture of Cassidy-cracks me up!!! At least she was having some fun.

Anita Krul said...

LeAnne, I love your technique on this card! I just tried that last week, and then I did the iron-off emboss thing... it's so cool! Thanks for playing at Colour Me...! this week!

Katie Melhus said...

Wow LeAnne this is so great! Love your bold image and the watercolor looks awesome! Thanks for joining us this week at Colour Me...!

Claire Creates Cards said...

LeAnne, I know your card was a winner! I meant to write you all week to tell you how much I LOVED it! The watercolor technique is fabulous! These colors were the best to work with. Cassidy is so darn cute! She makes everything fun! Can't wait to see you soon! XX

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I recognized that as the resist technique right off but didn't realize it was water color. Of course it is!!! It is wonderful.

sue t. said...

This is a great card. Bold and beautiful! Clearly your daughter NEEDS to have more markers!! I love it!! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls this week!!

PS- Where in Pa. are you? I am just outside of Philly.

Nancy said...

Love the colors and the polka dotted hearts and everything about this card LeeAnne! So glad you joined us again over at Just Us Girls!

Lisa Kind said...

Love this LeAnne! The colors just pop right off the paper! Great use of the technique! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

Jill Buehler said...

Love your water coloured look.

Kim S said...

I struggle with huge sentiments - but I am inspired by your embossing and the Bermuda wash - it's a gorgeous look!