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Friday, March 04, 2011

Razzleberry Blessed Mother

I just got this pretty new stamp set from the Occasions Mini called Blessed Mother. I immediately loved the sentiments and liked the images, but was unsure if they would be suited for traditional watercoloring since they seemed kind of dark and detailed in the catalog. The only samples I had seen were colored directly on the stamp vs stamping in black and watercoloring with inks, which is the method I enjoy most. Anyways, after playing with the set, I'm happy to report that it is a fun set to watercolor! I've made several sets of cards in different color schemes already...here is a couple using Rich Razzleberry paired up with So Saffron.

I stamped the main image in Black Stazon and used my aqua painter and Classic Inks to color it. Here's a closer look...

Here's another card using the other two stamps from the set, with basically the same color scheme. I just swapped out the Always Artichoke for Elegant Eggplant on this one.
I'm wishing now that I would have used the White Organza Ribbon on my first card as well, because it I like how it looks here over the Razzleberry Taffeta on my 1st card. I wish the Organza Ribbon came in more colors...I really like the mix of the sheer and silky solid down the center. The little banner I stamped the sentiment on comes from the Petal Cone Die. The main image is matted using the Scallop Rectangle Clearlit.


We haven't gone out in a while, so I think tonight we are going to dinner and to a movie. I want to see Rango...it looks really cute in the previews. It stars Johnny Depp, so I'm sure it will be good. (too bad it's just his voice! ;-) Hoping to get some stamping in too. Whatever your plans are...hope you have a wonderful weekend!

6 comments:

Emma F said...

Lynn, I absolutely LOVE the colours you chose for these cards. Stunning! I didn't get this set, Mother's Day in England is in a week so it's too late .... but, boy, you made me wish I had it :)

Wendy J. said...

Oh my goodness, Lynn! These are gorgeous!I love the color combination and especially love how rich the first card looks. Elegant pearl touches are lovely!

Wendy J. said...

Oh...and your coloring is perfect! Very real looking!

Oma said...

Both cards are gorgeous!

*Vicki* said...

Hi sweetie!! Hope all is well with you these days!! :) Your card is so stunning and I love that Rich Razzleberry color!! So delish!! ;) TFS! HUGS

Terri said...

Thanks so much for this. I bought this set and wasn't too happy with my watercoloring. I colored directly from the marker. It's very dark. I like bold colors, but it was just far too dark. I'll be attempting this again. Both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous.

Thanks again for sharing your wonderful talent.