Friday, June 5, 2015

Pretty Pink Posh water color blog hop

 Pretty Pink Posh water color blog hop.

I  got this gorgeous Penny Black Stamp (fresh) yesterday and I had to use it for this blog hop. It's perfect for (water)coloring.

I also got the new Distress ink (twisted citron) and had to incorporate that as well of course.
I used also Mermaid Lagoon Distress ink (re-inkers) for the background and even mixed the two to get that darker green. I wanted to frame the flowers from the opposite corners by making those darker.
Part of the choice to use Distress inks and not just my Talens ecoline is because I wanted to splatter water on the background to get that Distressed look.

I've stamped the flowers with StazOn and colored those in with Talens Ecoline, a fluid very vibrant watercolor, i've used two reds and a brown and a yellow and an orange and two greens.
Extended the stems where needed to reach the bottom of the page.
I've used 140lbs hot pressed smooth water color paper from Schut.
A few Pretty Pink Posh Sparkly sequins to frame the arrangement.
Mounted everything with foamtape on a cardbase.

I really like the vibrant feel to this card, also really enjoy pastels, but for Paulina I wanted it to pop and be bright and cheerful and festive I guess is a good word.

Great blog hop over at Pretty Pink Posh, so please be sure to go over there and hop along and then even add your own masterpieces (not that I call mine that lol)

For more information on this blog hop by Pretty Pink Posh, see this







60 comments:

  1. Just beautiful. I love how vibrant your card is.

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  2. Oh Maaike, this is so pretty! I LOVE the poppies!

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  3. So pretty! Your watercolour is gorgeous!

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  4. Oh, my, this is eye-popping, Maaike! I love how you created a light aura around your beautiful flowers!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. beautiful vibrant colours, Maaike! I like your version better as I wanted mine to be as strong too! Love how your created the "outer ring" around the flower!

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  6. Beautiful, I like how it is lighter around the focal point. It really makes those flowers pop!

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  7. what a pretty vibrant card! TFS

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  8. GORGEOUS! Love the bright colors on here. SOOO lovely!
    Lynn

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  9. The colour is so rich, doesn't feel like watercolour, I love it, you need to come to my house and teach me :) Thanks for hopping by! Cx

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  10. This is such a vibrant card! I love the shading in the corners, drawing the eye into the center to highlight those stunning flowers! WOW!

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  11. Love how you made that "highlight" area in the center. And I love this stamp, too.

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  12. Beautiful beautiful watercoloring!! So pretty!!

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  13. Beautiful! Love how bright this is!

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  14. Gorgeous colors - your coloring is amazing. I love it!

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  15. Wow~ This is truly stunning! The colors are so vibrant!

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  16. LOVElY! Love how you got the halo around the flowers!

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  17. So vibrant and gorgeous!!! Seriously a truly lovely work.

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  18. wow thank you kind ladies, i feel overwhelmed and i think i'm blushing lol

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  19. So beautiful! I love how you filled the card with color!

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  20. Beautiful card. Love the vibrant colors on the flowers.

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  21. BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the colors!!!

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  22. Nothing gives such brilliant color like Distress! Love your card.

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  23. The colors really pop! Great job!

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  24. I love the vibrant colors and the depth and richness of your image. Lovely painting!

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  25. Wow this is gorgeous! Love the colors ♥

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  26. Such a gorgeous card! The colors really pop! :)

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  27. Wow--what a beautiful card! You sure made great use of your new stamp & those new Distress colors!

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  28. your flowers are really pretty. :)

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  29. Stunning card. It is so pretty.

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  30. Love this card...and the stamp you used!

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  31. Love the vibrant colors - beautiful!

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  32. Wow, this card is so vibrant and beautiful! I can tell you worked hard on it!

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  33. I love the vibrant colors and the lighting/shading (lighter in the center framing the flowers). Just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  34. This is so beautiful, love the colors!

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  35. Such a beautiful card! Full of rich, vibrant colors!

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  36. Love these amazing vibrant colors!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  37. oh this is amazingly beautiful!!!! Wonderful work!

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  38. Beautiful poppies. I like the background too. Thanks

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  39. Love the bold colors! Awesome!!

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  40. Love the bold colors! Awesome!!

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  41. I love the vibrant colors and the pretty flowers, I am a big distress ink fan myself.

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  42. This is great! I love all the colors!

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  43. Beautiful watercoloring, love it! Thanks for sharing! ~Annie

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  44. Beautiful vibrant colors! Love it!

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  45. This is so lovely and those colors are just so rich and luscious!!! Gorgeously done!!

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  46. Wow!! Such a stunning card. The distress inks are so rich on this. Really beautiful card!!

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  47. Absolutely Gorgeous!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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