Sunflower Bouquet

Hello, all! Here is my (failed) attempt of achieving Sanketi's stunning watercolor effect with a stamped image from Day 5 of the Watercolor for Card Makers Online Card Classes.

That's the day that I realized that I don't have much talent in watercoloring. Really, you should go and check out Sanketi's mesmerizing works of art! I'll retreat to my corner and try to do better next time...

The beautiful image is from Papertrey Ink's Sunflower Bouquet set. I stamped it with Vintage Photo Distress Ink on the smooth side of the watercolor paper then proceeded to color it with watercolor.

To keep the image at the center of the attention, I kept the design really simple. The sentiment is from Keep It Simple: Thank You set also by Papertrey Ink.

That's all for now. Have a beautiful day, my friends! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

cardstock: (kraft) Papertrey Ink, (white watercolor) Strathmore Artist Papers
clear stamps: Papertrey Ink
dye ink: (Vintage Photo) Ranger Industries
archival ink: (Coffee) Ranger Industries
color medium: (watercolor) Sakura
other: (foam tape) 3M
card size: 3 7/8" x 5 1/2"


Absolutely gorgeous!!!
Cindi said…
I think it's gorgeous! I love the brightness.
donna mikasa said…
Definitely NOT a failure and "Sanketi" popped into my head as soon as I saw this! Awesome, Alice!
Fran said…
Not a failure, I think you hit it on the button, beautiful.
Sanketi said…
I think it's just BEAUTIFUL!
Scrapthat said…
this is SO pretty! You did and AWESOME job!
Celeste Goff said…
Wow, what a stunning card!
mgoll88 said…
This image ais wonderfull and the way you colored it is really fantastif..great job!

really? No talent? I think it looks great!
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