Sunday, October 09, 2016

Where Creativity Meets C9 - Challenge #2 - Watercolor

Hello, crafty friends and happy Sunday to you! Are you ready for the next Where Creativity Meets C9 challenge? This next one is all about 'Watercolors'...something I think we all enjoy using on our projects, from time to time. I know I do!

For today, I focused on creating a pretty and colorful background for a few of my favorite Concord & 9th images to sit on. What I love about water coloring is that your really can't mess it just have fun with it. And isn't that what paper-crafting is all about! ;) 

After I created my background, I set it aside to let it dry and moved onto my stamping and die-cutting. I used a mix of the Beautiful You dies , Floral & Flutter dies, and the You're My Person stamp set on my card. I'll give you a step by step of what I did...

1. I stamped the sentiment (from You're My Person) in black ink and then cut it into separate strips.
2. I die cut 3 white flowers and 1 flower (from Floral & Flutter) in each of these, pink and yellow.
3. I filled in each of the white flowers with 5 petals from the colored flowers.
4. I die cut 'beautiful' (from Beautiful You) 3 times out of white card-stock and layered them to give my sentiment more dimension. 
5. Last, I assembled my card!

I hope you'll join us in the 'Watercolor' challenge! Be sure to read all of the challenge rules so you don't miss out on the chance to win a $25 gift certificate from our wonderful challenge sponsor, Concord & 9th. Also, the best entry will be asked to guest-design for a future challenge. You have until October 29th to enter!

Here are a few links so you can follow along with us -


 And be sure to stop by and say hello to my super talented Where Creativity Meets C9 teammates -

Have fun and thanks so much for visiting with me today!

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