The little things that make me happy here on Bliss Road~~Emily Keaton

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Valentine Roses

Here's another card that I created today. I finally got to watercolor again!! That always makes me happy, and I'm thrilled with how it turned out. A while back I bought a pack of Stampin' Up! DSP, Sending Love, from the Clearance Rack and was finally able to use it, putting a huge smile on my face! :)

Challenges:
Thanks so much for checking out my first Valentine card for the year!!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Flourishes A Year of Flowers, Calendar Set 2; Mark's Finest Papers Hearts, Hearts, Hearts (sentiment)
Paper: SU pretty in pink, SU Sending Love DSP, Canson watercolor paper, MFP vanilla bean CS, The Paper Company red CS
Ink: Palette noir black, Palette l'amore red, Palette haystack (for sponging)
Accessories: SU word window punch, SU scallop trim border punch, MS butterfly punch, re-inkers for watercolor painting (pretty in pink, regal rose, real red, certainly celery), sponge dauber, buttons, hemp twine, foam tape, ribbon, rhinestones
Techniques: watercolor painting, ink distressing

16 comments:

Silke Ledlow said...

Gorgeous card Emily! Love the colors, the flowers and your take on the Sketch! Thank you for joining us at the FTTC :) !!! Hugs ~S~

Joanne (jojot) said...

what a beauty....fab layout, lovely and feminine colors,...totally gorgeous

Marisa said...

Lovely use of the sketch, Emily :)

Sue Lelli said...

there is just so much to LOVE about this card! Let's start with the FAB watercoloring and the DPs and the scallops and the butterfly and the pink and red! JUST FAB!

Linda R. said...

Your Watercoloring is gorgeous.. I just love the yummy colors you used on this card.. It is so Pretty!

Bonnie said...

Beautiful roses, Emily! Great watercoloring!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Emily
A beautiful card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
Hugs Dianne xx

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, beautiful! You know, I've never thought to mix the rose colors -- love it! Great sketch, too. I'm glad you could join us at Flourishes!

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, Emily. I love the roses and they go so well for Valentine's Day. Thanks for joining us for the button challenge at Delightful Challenges.

Dawn B. said...

Emily this is so pretty. I love the reds and pinks.. You did a great job. Thanks for joining us at Flourishes.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Beautiful card Emily! Those roses are stunning!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Such a beautiful card! Love your DSP- I have some of that....love your pretty coloring!

Benzi said...

Your card is beautiful, Emily. Isn't it fun to get back to watercoloring? You did a great job. Just love this card!

Ann said...

This is SUPER pretty, Emily! Love all the pink!

Thanks for playing at Wee Memories this week!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Beautiful! I love that DSP, and never owned any. I keep hearing from people about it being on the Clearance Rack at SU; I'm trying to stay away, 'cause I know I'll want to spend, spend, spend! I'm glad you had a chance to break it out and use it. It looks lovely here.

Shana said...

Amazing job with watercolouring! Wow! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again soon!