Watercoloring is very relaxing. I had not made a watercolored card in a while, so I enjoyed making this card a lot!
I started off by heat embossing in white some pears from Inky Antics Holy Spirit's Fruit stamp set. I stamped the images trying to form an opened frame.
Then I started painting the pears with Faber Castell watercolor pencils. I usually don't color directly on the image, instead I color on a scrap piece of paper, and just pick up the colors with a wet brush, that way I don't leave pencil traces on my final image. I used various tones of greens and browns to achieve these shades.
Once done, I went ahead and die cut the colored piece of cardstock with Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A. The die cutting and embossing helps flatten the cardstock.
Next I heat embossed in Gold Detail a verse from the same stamp set on Heavyweight Vellum. I added the vellum across the watercolored layer, horizontally, and tucked the ends on the back.
Finally I mounted the colored layer on a leather textured card base, in sand beige, which matches the tones of the pears perfectly. To complete my design I added some Baby Pearls - LeCreme on each corner of the vellum layer.
I hope you like my card. I enjoyed making it very much.
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