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Archive for August 11th, 2014

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Today’s Technique Challenge (TLC494) is all about embossed water color (it’s also a revisit of TLC168). Love water color and I thought these flower images and dies would be perfect for white embossing then water coloring. 

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On water color paper, I white embossed the big Flower Pops Background then used water brushes and Peerless water colors to add the color. I started out trying to use the colors from the CAS285 Challenge, but I’m not sure I can get away with calling this clean & simple…though it wasn’t complicated. For the die cut flowers & leaves, I white embossed the line versions, then painted the water colors directly on the solid versions and stamped over. I attached these to a white panel w/ a die cut border on which I stamped the greeting. The large background was attached underneath. 

 

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Just for fun, here’s the inside. Since I don’t use designer paper that often, I often either stamp or use leftover die cuts and images to add to the inside. These were leftover strips from die cutting the border. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – 1304M Flower PopsFlower Pops Negative Set 1318QCL, Flower Pops Background 1316L, Sending Lots of Love 971D, Happy Birthday 931D (inside)
Paper: X-Press It white, water color
Ink:  Versafine onyx (for greeting), Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Serendipity Flower Pops dies, white embossing powder, water brushes, Peerless water colors, Marianne Creatables die (Anja die)
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