Papertrey Ink Make It Monday # 283 Watercolor Wash Backgrounds


Today I am sharing a card I created for the PTI Make It Monday # 282 Watercolor Wash Background.

Laurie shared her first Make It Monday video today featuring watercolor.

I really have come to love watercolor, probably because it is messy and I am messy and imperfect!

I began by embossing leaf images from the Garden Gate stamp set using white powder.

I wet the paper and added two colors of green. While this was drying I pulled out Gran’s Garden and started stamping.

This is the first time I have used this set and let me just say I am in complete love with it. When I saw the release countdown featuring these flowers I couldn’t wait to try it. I love that there so much stamping and the images are bold!

Next, I die cut the flowers and stems and arranged them on my card stock. I cut a frame in black and assembled the bouquet and adhered it down.

For the last step I die cut thanks from My Favorite Things using PTI Luxe Gold Cardstock.

Thanks for stopping by!

I am including this card in the SSS Wednesday Blog Anything Goes challenge.

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  1. lainey

    Beautiful! Love your color combination and the black frame looks fantastic!

  2. Kathy Mc

    Those colors really do pop on Gran's Garden. I didn't order since the anniversary pre-sale so when this is back in stock, I'll definitely be ordering it. Your card is fabulous, Katherine!

  3. Linda

    Lovely card with those bright flowers.

  4. Marybeth

    This is absolutely gorgeous Katherine! Love that background and beautiful bright flowers! I so need that set!

  5. artful-notions

    This is so pretty! The green over white emboss is lovely. And your whole layout is too. Love the Gran's Garden flowers!

  6. TLady

    HOW LOVELY!!!! I LOVE the water colored green background! I too LOOOOVE to water color! AND the Gran's Garden flowers look FABULOUS with this! 😉 SUPER JOB!!!!!

  7. Lyn

    Such a lovely card, beautiful background and love those gorgeous flowers

  8. Susan Watanabe

    Love that you framed Grans Garden and used gold cardstock to die-cut your sentiment.
    Looks gorgeous!

  9. Colleen

    Gorgeous card…the bright flowers and the awesome background are perfectly created for this challenge! Love your frame too!

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