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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Muse # 150

Jenni has a beautiful card for this week's MUSE Challenge.
That flower from Clearly Besotted is the first flowers I purchased from that company, (Happy Everything). it is my favorite and I absolutely loved Jenni's card and design.
I would have liked to just copy the whole thing!
Since I am taking the Online Watercolor class, I thought I would use some of the techniques on this card.
I embossed the wonky chevron (MFT) and then did a water brush background going from a darker gray to a lighter gray.
I did the drop in technique from Altenew that I learned last week when I watercolored the flower.  I added the same Pearl Pen drops for the center of the flowers as Jenni did.
I think this makes a striking card and perfect for either sympathy or praying for you.
 
Here is Jenni's card!

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12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! Another beautiful card!

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  2. Love this ! and will be giving your technique a go the next time I have this stamp out,loved how the it coloured the centre of your flowers!! x

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  3. Such a beautiful card. Love how you've taken so many elements from Jenni's Muse card and nonetheless made the project your own.

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  4. Beautiful flowers and background, Colleen! I love the contrast with the black and white sentiment!

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  5. Love the pretty pink shading on the blossom, it really pops! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!

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  6. Wow, great job, Colleen! Your rendition of Jenni's card is extraordinary!! Hugs, Darnell

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  7. This is gorgeous. Love how you were inspired.

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  8. Absolutely beautiful, Colleen!

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    1. & congrats on the Top 3--well-deserved!

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