Tomorrow’s Forecast

 

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I am thrilled to add that my card was chosen as an Honourable Addict over at Addicted to Stamping and More. Thanks so much!

Hello and welcome

Welcome to the November Watercolour Challenge at Happy Little Stampers. Each month we have a fun twist for you to use if you wish or it can just be a free anything goes watercolour.  This month the twist is ‘Get Well’.

My card is a little different as it features 4 umbrellas from Flourishes stamp set – April Showers. These were stamped again on scrap card and watercoloured using various inks and pens, and then fussy cut.

The background was washes on Distress Inks and is very pale.  Unfortunately, it was difficult to photograph well, but is lovely and soft IRL. 😦   I also ligjhtly stamped some small dots in matching colours.

This panel was then added along with a strip of watercoloured card and a strip of Couture Creations Fretboard EF.  The coloured umbrellas are then attached along with a double tag.

The sentiment is from the same stamp set. I stamped another umbrella in pink over the tag for added interest.

There are lots of great inspiration from our wonderful design team over on our blog. I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

Our winner for this challenge will receive a $20 coupon to spend at the shop! Check out all the details HERE.
Thanks so much for visiting
Cheers
Helen
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Author: momentsofcrafting

I live in sunny Queensland, Australia with my husband and daughter. Since I was a child, I have always loved to create and have enjoyed all kinds of crafts, sewing and painting. China painting helped develop my understanding of colour and design. Over the last few years card making has taken up a major part of my crafting time as I love to play with new techniques and mediums. Since beginning my blog, entering various challenges has encouraged me to grow my skills and creativity.

25 thoughts on “Tomorrow’s Forecast”

  1. the umbrella is so sweeet
    love your sentment in double tag too
    beautiful and sweet card
    many thanks for joining ATSM challenge this time
    hugs
    Monika

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  2. Love those umbrellas Helen. So colourful. Super layout with the soft background and embossing. Great finish with the double tag and the stamped umbrella adding a perfect touch.

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  3. Fabulous take on our sketch and super soft water colour wash. I love contrast of this wash against the background of the stronger colours umbrellas. Great sentiment for our challenge and so good to see you at Calling All Sistahs

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  4. What a cute card design, love the pretty umbrellas against the watercolor background. The embossed side pane is a perfect touch. Thanks so much for joining the Double “D” Challenge Challenge.
    Amelia (DT Double “D” Challenges)

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  5. Helen I love the dimensions on your card with those gorgeously coloured floating umbrellas, reminds me of Mary Poppins! Thanks for sharing it at our Anything Goes challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More and I look forward to seeing more of your beautiful creations again! Hugs, Gwendolyn

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  6. Wow! I love all the elements in your card. Beautiful watercolor background, extra udair panel card and amazing pop-up umbrellas. What an amazing project!
    BozenA xx

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  7. What a great sentiment. We should all read this card from time to time to remind us of this! I love your watercolouring and those umbrellas are adorable! xx

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