Thursday, 24 January 2008

Dip your toes in the water

It may be too cold to dip your toes in the water but it's not too chilly for another “wet on wet” watercoloured card made with Summer by the Sea.

For full details of the watercolouring technique used, please click here. And to find out how to make the little tab at the base of the image, please click here.

Stamps: Summer by the Sea (p48)
Cardstock: So Saffron, Chocolate Chip, Bordering Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Versamark, Ruby Red, Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Bordering Blue
Accessories: Round Tab Punch (p80), Gingham ribbon – Caramel (p86)

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Edited to add: In answer to Debbie's question, I distressed the edges of the cardstock with scissors. 


  1. You do an amazing job with the watercolouring! And I love this color combo as well - you sure do know how to pick them!

  2. Really really gorgeous card! Great job on the watercoloring. Love the distressed edges too!

  3. That, as always, is one stunning card.
    Your colouring in and interpretation of colours are fantastic.

  4. Proper job, as we say here in Cornwall!
    Did you use the SU! tool for distressing the edges, Helen?

  5. Lovely card, stunning watercolouring!

  6. Your watercolouring is PERFECT! CC

  7. beutiful card love the coloring

  8. So very pretty and serene!!!

  9. Your watercoloring is beautiful! Great colors and the distressing is a nice touch!

  10. Oh, this is so lovely. I love the the tab with the ribbon. Fabulous.

  11. I love this card....this is one of my favorite images...

  12. Whoot! I loe your little tabbie...first time I've seen this done...but you can bet I'll be trying out that little trick!
    Love the distressing on this card....very pretty!


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