Sunday, April 30, 2017

MIM #282

MAKE IT MONDAY

Stenciled Watercolor Backgrounds 

Betsy is up on MIM this week with what she calls an easy technique for creating pretty watercolor backgrounds using stencils.  Well, I think Betsy can make any thing she does seem effortless and easy, but I am going to give this a try anyway :-)

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I finally inked up my new "What The Doodle: Waves" stamp set 
and used the "Wood Grain" stencil for the watercolor background, I thought it could pass for water ;-)  
The grey base card is embossed with the Anchors embossing folder from Kaiser Craft which I received as a little gifty from a sweet friend. đź’“
Not entirely thrilled with the outcome, but ran out of time this week for posting a card. 
Anyone else out there think time is whizzing by waaaay too quickly?? 

4 comments:

  1. Oh, Helen, you are so clever using woodgrain as water waves. Great birthday card!

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  2. So pretty Helen! Your watercolored stenciled background looks fantastic! Love the fun nautical scene that you created!

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  3. The woodgrain looks just like water waves! Smart selection to use as your background on this fun looking card.

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  4. Yep, think we all need timeturners! Great idea to use the wood grain as water, looks fab. Cara x

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