Watercolor Valentines


Taylored Expressions Heart of Hearts stamp set With Brusho's



Hearts are so fun to design with! I love the diffrent possibilities and the ways you can use Heart stamps to resist watercolor!  Here are some of my cards I have made using Taylored Expression stamps. I really enjoy the Brushstroke heart stamp, It's going to become one of my favorite stamps!

These next two cards, I used the Taylored Expression brushstrok heart stamp, one I used watercolor to add some color to the hearts. added a senitiment from my stash, it came to gether nice and simple!
 This card I used white heat embosing powder to make the stamped background resist to watercolor. I used Brusho's to add color, and then sprayed the brusho's with water. I love using brusho's becuase you can't really controll the outcome, I just love howbeautiful the background is!

So two difrent back grounds with two diffrent results!

My short design tip is this: when I go to make some cards, I use my time as wisley as I can. I will often have pre cut watercolor panels that I cut up before hand, so When I am ready to stamp I am not taking time to cut my panel down to size. I can start stamping right away. often times I don't have a whole afternoon, I work in steps, at about 1 hour here and there throughout the week. I will stamp and heat embose 6 panels at a time, so I can have 6 diffrent panels to chose from, and to use for cards in the future. The link for the sentiment can be found here

Challenges I am entering this blog post at are:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge
Card Concept: My style is always Elegant and Classy, I was inspiried by all the objects in the background and thought I needed a background stamp to grabe attention to this card.
CAS Watercolour Cards
Fusion Card Challenge



8 comments:

  1. OMG stunning background, I love that hot deep red colour from your brushos. thanks for sharing this beauty with us at CAS Watercolour.

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  2. Beautiful cards, Lisa. I love that Penny Black sentiment...it really works well with your colorful backgrounds. Thanks for playing at Penny Black Saturday Challenge. It's always great to see you here!
    Lynda Joy

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  3. I love your heart of hearts, Lisa! The white embossing is a beautiful contrast to the rich colors of the background! Thanks for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

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  4. Awesome cards! Thanks for playing along with us at Fusion Challenge blog :)

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  5. Beautiful heart cards, Lisa. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

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  6. Beautiful watercolor cards! You chose the perfect colors and the blending is perfect!

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  7. Gorgeous brushos background on that first card! Lovely watercolours on the other two - interesting to see the difference between black and white outlines for the hearts. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Watercolour!

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  8. A lovely way to show off your stamps...very pretty indeed!

    Thanks for sharing you wonderful inspiration with us for our February Penny Black Saturday Challenge ! ♥ Sue Kment

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