Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Soft and Subtle card for the Fusion Card Challange

I really like the idea of using watercolor for most projects, although it's very trendy right now, I have used it to add just a tint of color here and there for cards. Here is the Fusion card challenge

I wanted to make a fall, elegant card for weddings, or a thinking of you card, Here's how it was created:

I used DCWV  Crisp White paper stack from Michaels (seriously best paper stack you can get right now) I used the shimmer paper for the back ground,

Then I sketched with a Marvy Gold pen with my Silhouette, here is one of the flowers, then cut out the sketched flowers. I designed the flowers to add shape and texture to the card. play around with different sizes to see what works for you.
I let the gold image of the flowers sit for a day before I added some watercolor to it. That way it gives time for the ink to cure on the page.

I used Kuretake Gansia Tambi watercolor, pink and orange. I also painted the base of the card in the same pigment/water ratio.  I put a ribbon on one, and a sentiment and ribbon on the other and called it good!

I really like how the gold and the shimmer paper work well together. It was a fast easy card. I got the inspiration from Craftsy's Fresh eyes on your card making materials.


  1. Such beautiful cards, Lisa! Thanks for joining us at Fusion!

  2. Beautiful cards! Love those gorgeou flowers! Glad you joined us at Fusion!

  3. Gorgeous flowers Lisa! So glad you joined in the fun @ FUSION!


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