Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Feel Better


It's Blog Hop time at Papertrey Ink, and Nichole's challenge
is this dreamy photo

Inspiration? Well, there's the color, robin's egg blue.
And a beautifully staged wedding invitation.
The setting is positively dreamy.


I stamped a floral from Stemmed Statements onto watercolor paper,
and loosely colored the blooms, letting the water pull the color outside the lines.
Then die cut with PTI's Mix & Mat: Postal.
At the top I added a die cut banner embossed in white, with a sentiment 
from Stemmed Statements. Love that cute little banner with the 2 holes!
Also did an envelope, stamped with Spring Rain, and colored with copics.


Because of the ring box in the photo, I added a few iridescent sequins to finish.

Think I'll do a set of cards with the other florals from this set. 
Will post them as they're done!

Come play along all day on Nichole's Blog.

Finished a few more cards for my set.




This is such a full and versatile set. With many words and sentiments it's easy to find
and add just the right greeting. And the florals, so many that lend to coloring
with any medium. 
Hope you're enjoying the hop. Always get such fabulous inspiration!





37 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!! I love the loose watercolouring!

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  2. Good morning, Nancy!Love these loosely colored blooms , absolutely beautiful!

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  3. Love the purples with the greens and that pretty watercolor.

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  4. This is beautiful, Nancy. Love your water coloring and you did a great job of recreating the dreamy feeling.

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  5. This is so sweet Nancy! Your water coloring came out fabulous on these beautiful blooms!

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  6. I just got my new goodies yesterday and haven't had any time to play yet. Hopefully this week. Your card is just gorgeous and I always love a bit of lavender put it with blue. They just "go" together!

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  7. Beautiful! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo, Nancy!

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  8. Looks like we were thinking along the same lines again...don't you just LOVE the Stemmed Statements set and that cute little banner?! (I didn't order the matching dies on release night and then the next day decided I NEEDED that little banner with the holes and placed another order...boy am I a sad case or what?!!!) But anyway, LOVE your water colored flowers and the postal die cut too...lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

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  9. GORGEOUS card Nancy! Love your coloring of those beautiful flowers.

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  10. Beautiful card, Nancy. I love how you water colored your flowers. I love that look but can never quite accomplish it.

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  11. Love your watercoloring and choice of colors! Beautiful job Nancy! I have not been home to receive my release goodies, if they have in fact arrived that is. We are always the last to get our shipments in California, so it seems.

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  12. Beautiful watercoloring on these lovely stampings Nancy - the postage stamp die adds nice texture and the white sentiment on black really pops! Julia xx

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  13. Beautiful Nancy! Lovely colors and watercoloring.

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  14. Sooo pretty Nancy~love the watercoloring!

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  15. Beautiful card!! My stemmed Statement stamp/die set is coming today!!!

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous Nancy!

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  17. Hello there! I just love your modern take on the watercoloring. Always brings a smile to my face when someone does the "unexpected". Lovely Nancy!

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  18. Very pretty card! Love the watercolors.

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  19. Lovely cards! My set just arrived and you've provided some great inspiration.

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  20. You make it look so effortless and so divine. Beautiful cards, NAncy

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  21. Beautiful I love your colors the watercolor is amzing!!

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  22. Oh my goodness are these ever fabulous!! Love the way you watercolored the flowers Nancy. What a dreamy set you've created!!

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  23. Nancy, your cards are always amazing...this one is no exception!
    Just beautiful!

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  24. WOW! Beautifully done, Nancy! Love the watercoloring and design!

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  25. Fabulous set of designs, Nancy! Love the colors and your great watercoloring!

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  26. Your sketchy water coloring technique, makes each card so fresh and fun! I love the soft colors and what a great stamp set for a grouping!

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  27. Beautiful take on the inspiration pic Nancy - the soft watercolouring on those blooms is just gorgeous!

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  28. What a wonderful set! That little tag us so sweet. And is that a matching envelope in the background? Good job keeping up with your goal =)

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  29. Soft and beautiful watercoloring, Nancy, and such a sweet trio of cards...right down to the coordinating envelopes! Love to hop but I'm so easily influenced by what others create so my wish list grows and grows.

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  30. Beautiful blooms on your lovely cards Nancy.
    Post #1 and a winner for sure! Congrats ❤️

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  31. I already knew I wanted Stemmed Sentiments, but you've moved it up the list, Nancy! Beautiful cards & congrats on the win!

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  32. Such a beautiful trio.... love, love!!
    And congrats on you PTI win. YAY!

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  33. So very happy to see this gorgeous card was a winner! Happy Shopping!!!

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  34. Dreamy is the perfect description! I love these!

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