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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Online Water color Card Class Day 11 and Bonus Day

Day 11 started us out with a Tim Holtz video.
Here I used an MFT stencil called spring flowers.
I do not have any of the mini distress ink pads, but they would definitely allow you to place the ink in a lot of different locations...the bigger pads are harder to keep confined to small spaces.
 
The second card is also from the Tim Holtz demonstration.  I used another MFT stencil (looking for stencils that have a lot of white space) Funky Florals.
Both sentiments are MFT Cheerful Blessings.
 
There are a couple of ladies from church who are going through some difficult times, I thought these cards would be fun to send to them.
 
Was I surprised to wake up this morning and find a BONUS day at the class!  I shouldn't have been
surprised, really! They do that a lot...they give us a lot of bang for our buck!
So here are two cards from the Bonus Day:
This card was really fun it was by Laura Sterckx.
What a fun technique, will try this again using different colors.
The butterfly is a die cut from a friend in The Netherlands.
Sequins and a sentiment were added!
 
This was another card from Yana...
A big bold sentiment was used and I chose another one from MFT Cheerful Blessings,
added some black hearts from the same set and also some more sequins and pearls.
 
Well, that is it for now...can you believe I still have more that I can do in order to try every single demonstration...I may not get to every one, but I am hoping I can do a few more!
 
Thanks for taking the time to look at all these cards!
Hope your weekend is turning out to be fabulous.
I went to the mall with my youngest daughter (35 today!!  what? how did that happen?)
And we shopped till I dropped and didn't come home with very much at all.
Nothing fun at least, she couldn't find anything that she wanted and actually neither could I, depressing, huh?
But I came home, laid down to read and ended up sleeping for an hour!!
OMG that is hard work and I don't do it very often!
 
Have a blessed Sunday! 
Colleen


4 comments:

  1. Wow! Gorgeous cards, Colleen! I enjoyed viewing every one! So different with lovely backgrounds! Glad you are enjoying the water color classes!

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  2. Loved them all! Bright, cheerful and beautiful sentiments!

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  3. These are terrific. The first one is so colorful and the sentiment is so nice. The others are equally great. I haven't had time to do the bonus day but I'm thrilled with it. This has been the most fantastic class yet!

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  4. Beautiful cards! This might work with Distress Stains too perhaps.

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