Flowers for Summer

I don’t have much black cs, especially anything that would water color very well, so I improvised. Using my white text vellum copy paper and a short bristle brush I applied a thin coat of black modeling paste and allowed to dry. Took about 10 minutes. I then stamped and heat set in white the flowers and sentiment. Using a small brush and white gouache I painted the areas I wanted color. Once that was dry I painted the petals pink and green on the stems with water colors. When this was dry I brushed on the flowers Wink of Stella for some shimmer. Glued Art Glimmer Elements in Redlands color, which is a combination of glitter and what looks like hard coffee grounds, to the tops of the flowers. Once I glued my trimmed focal piece on to a green cs base I dry embossed one edge with a swirl ef then mounted this on white cs base.

Thanks for sharing some of your time with me, now I am going to share this with:

TFJB: Shimmering Summer

Path of Positivity: Enjoying Nature

Crafting Happiness: ATG

8 thoughts on “Flowers for Summer”

  1. Beautiful flowers! Great idea to add some shimmer with wink of Stella pen. Thank you for joining the Funkie Junkie Challenge! Janna DT member for the Funkie Junkie

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  2. Beautiful card Bonnie. I really like the contrast of the vibrant flowers against the black cardstock. Thank you for entering the Enjoy Nature Challenge at Path of Positivity.

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