Tuesday, August 19, 2014

My first take on Watercoloring

Hi friends!
After a quite long time, I am just blogging for 'just me.' No DT commitments and just for the fun of trying out something new. Well, in my case it's watercoloring. This trend is really very happening right now in all of the blogland and I have been  SO inspired by my fellow crafter's and bloggers to give this trend a try. This is very addictive and I have another card on which I am working as well based on watercoloring which I'll share later. Here I'll have to mention my friend and fellow blogger,Pallavi, she was the one who pushed me into giving this a try. Thanks , Pallavi :) Here's a look at my first try :


I have not gone full-fledged into watercoloring rather what I did was I stamped and clear embossed the flowers and the leaves on watercolor paper and colored them using my distress inks and then I fussy-cut all those images and popped them on foam dimensions.
Then, stamped my background using Hero Arts/Basic Grey Square Pattern background stamp, cut it diagonally, stamped my sentiment on a white piece of cardstock and adhered with my diagonal pieces. Then for the final touch I heat embossed  my base cardstock on all four sides using Ranger Super Fine Gold embossing powder and mounted my panel onto it.
If you notice closely, I have adhered very small gem stones to my flower centres, I mean those little flowers which I have scattered around.

Supplies used :
Watercolor paper - Fabriano Elle Erre white, 
Stamps -  Hero Arts/Basic Grey Square Pattern background stamp, Lawn Fawn Flutter by and Blissful Botanicals, Winnie & Walter The Big, Bold and You stamp set. 
Inks - Versafine Onys Black, Distress inks- Peacock Feathers, Tumbled Glass, Crushed Olive and Festive Berries, Versamark Dazzle embossing ink pad.
 Embossing powders - Ranger Super Fine Clear embossing powder, Ranger Super Fine Gold embossing powder.


Challenges entered :
Lawn Fawn - Texture (I have used embossing powders and gem stones to add texture to my card)
BGC -Watercolor ( Honourable mention )
Addicted to CAS #45 -Geometric

Hope you like my attempt at watercoloring. If you have any suggestions/feedback regarding my card, would love to hear from you. :)
Have a nice day everyone!

32 comments:

  1. Simple and nice Hussena..must have been difficult for you not to have your signature flowers!

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  2. You have a way with colors Hussena Calcuttawala u can never go wrong! Lovely.

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  3. WOw ! Happy to see a card made just for you n not any DT commitments Must Thank Pallavi for sure ! I have missed them so much and Fab take on watercoloring ..It beautiful + elegant !

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  4. Looks so beautiful . Is your fav color blue Hussena?

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  5. Oh wow, it's absolutely gorgeous!! Your watercoloring looks amazing!! I love the colors and design!! This is just fabulous!! Love, love it!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  6. oh my God! This is beyond gorgeous.I knew you will make a fantastic card.I have been in love with black backgrounds lately and I love love love the background stamping.The flowers are lovely and the tiny sprinkled flowers and the gold embossing on the sides are just the perfect touch.I am so envious of you.So so so envious!

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    1. Stop being so envious Pallavi!! :p

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  7. This turned out really great. It looks that you have been water coloring for a long time. Such a professional outcome.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  8. Beautiful and gorgeous card.. loved the BG and watercolored flowers have come out perfect

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  9. Beautiful water-colouring and a fabulous geometric background. Thank you for joining us at ATCAS - Sylvia. x

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  10. Water colouring is my first love too. Your blooms have turned out gorgeous!

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  11. beautiful cards ,everything from your hands just go stunning

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  12. Beautiful card love the water color roses.

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  13. Beautiful card Hussena. The geometric background is fabulous --- love it done on the diagonal. Your watercolor blooms are so pretty - great job! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

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  14. Love the soft watercolour blooms against that black and white background - great design!

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  15. This is card is fabulous! I love the bold geometric pattern with the soft water colored flowers is a beautiful combination :)

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  16. That is wonderful take on the challenge !
    Really love the flowers and that BG gives it s lovely pop !
    Happy to have you at Bgc this fortnight

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  17. This is simply beautiful!! I am doing the watercolor class right now..watching a few videos as and when time permits....and I am itching to try something...
    I love the soft blue against the black!! Awesome!!

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  18. Loved it for the vibrant colours and the clean work.Wonderful card.

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  19. Absolutely Love this card of yours ,your stamping is flawless !!!

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  20. such pretty results, love how the little flowers are scattered around

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  21. Beautiful card and wonderful watercoloring, Hussena. Watercoloring is how I first learned to color on cards, then gave it up for something else. But, I recently decided to try it again and it is so much fun.
    Love your background and the complete card is gorgeous.

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  22. Beautiful card Hussena. Lovely watercoloring and fabulous stamping.
    Thank you so much for playing along with us at BGC :)

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  23. This card is gorgeous! Your watercoloring is so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Lawnscaping!! :)

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  24. So beautiful. I love the gorgeous background. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew. Good luck. Maggie - DT

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  25. This card is a stunner! Just gorgeous

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  26. oh, i'm so glad you tried watercoloring - this is stunning!!! love the flowers and the BOLD and graphic black and white paper is such an amazing combination!! wow! thanks so much for joining us at the lawnscaping challenge! :D

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  27. Oh wow...this is stunning. Such a wonderful layout.

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  28. Lovely watercolouring and great geometric background. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

    Karen x

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  29. Beautiful card! Perfect colors! Thanks for joining us at BGC!

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  30. Amazing card!
    Thank you for playing with us at BGC!

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