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Messy Watercolored Dahlias (from Pinkfresh Studios) by Farhana

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ScrapbookPal Inc
Published Date November 08, 2021

Hello crafty friends! Hope that y’all have had a great weekend with some crafty time! I’m here today to share my first post as part of the ScrapbookPal Design team! I was lucky enough to guest design for them last month, you can see the post here! If you know me, then you probably know that I love creating with floral stamps! So of course I jumped at the chance to create with the Pink Fresh Studio’s Dahlia Bunch stamp set. I usually do most of my coloring with COPIC markers but this stamp seemed the perfect one to watercolor!

To create this card I :

Stamped the image from the Dahlia Bunch stamp set using watermark ink and embossed it with gold embossing powder onto watercolor paper. Next I chose out the color palette I wanted to use on the card. To watercolor I used Distress Inks in worn lipstick (mini cube), spun sugar (mini cube), wilted violet (mini cube), shaded lilac (mini cube), shabby shutters (mini cube), and mowed lawn (mini cube). 



I watercolored the embossed image by smooshing the distress ink on to a smooth surface and adding water before bringing it to paper. Once it dried, I diecut it out using the coordinating die.


While the watercolored panel was drying, I started working on the background for the card. I picked out the matching lighter shades in distress oxides to create an ink blended panel. I used peeled paint, spun sugar, and shaded lilac. To add some depth to the background, I added splatters of white and gold paint. I also die cut a panel from using the Pinkfresh Studio Simple Hexagons and splattered it with some gold paint too.

After all the layers dried I assembled the card by layered the ink blended background and the die cut layer, and add the watercolored florals using foam tape. I finished off the card with some jewels and a sentiment from the Pinkfresh Studio Pop Out Diamonds embossed onto a piece of black cardstock.

Thanks for following along today! I hope that this card inspires you to create something! 

Till the next time, take care!

Farhana

Products used on this card :

Pinkfresh Studio Dahlia Bunch stamp set
Pinkfresh Studio Dahlia Bunch coordinating die
Pinkfresh Studio Simple Hexagons cover die
Pinkfresh Studio Pop Out Diamonds stamp set
VersaMark watermark ink 
Lawn Fawn gold embossing powder 
Tim Holtz watercolor paper
Distress inks :  
  1. worn lipstick (mini cube)
  2. spun sugar (mini cube)
  3. wilted violet (mini cube)
  4. shaded lilac (mini cube
  5. shabby shutters (mini cube
  6. mowed lawn (mini cube)
    Distress oxide inks :
    1. peeled paint 
    2. spun sugar 
    3. shaded lilac
      Pinkfresh Studio Jewels in Espresso

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