Sunday, August 12, 2012

MIM #77 Ink pads watercolor

This is my card for Make It Monday - Using your ink pads as water coloring for your image is a really neat technique.  Dawn McVey makes it look so very easy and of course, her card is amazzzzzing! Check out her video HERE
My Card~

Cardstock:  Base card is 'Parchment Pink' from Xerox; Stamper's Select White is from PTI
Stamps:  sentiment is from PTI's Fall Elegance; Stained Glass window is from Stampin' UP 
Inks: Image inked with 'Sepia' from Ranger; the leaves are watercolored with 'Khaki Green' inkpad from Stampabilities; the flowers are painted "Just Peachy from Shimmerz 
Tools & Embellishments:  Stylized Flower embossing folder from Cuttlebug; Sheer pink ribbon from Michael's 

Thank you so much for stopping by tonight and thank you all for your wonderful comments!!


  1. Helen, this is so pretty. Love the colors. Thanks for stopping by and leaving your nice comment.

  2. Helen, this is such a pretty pink did a beautiful job with the water coloring with ink pads! Thank you for your sweet comments on my card, too!

  3. Such a pretty card! Love the soft look with the ribbon!

  4. I'd say your card is pretty dazzling, too!! Love the soft colors and ribbon treatment! Love it, Helen!

  5. Great job on the watercoloring, Helen! It's so soft and sweet. And belated congrats on being Moxie Fabber of the week ... how cool is that?!?

  6. LOVE this technique and it's always to get the most out of your products! Beautiful card. Thanks for letting me know about TT and thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving encouraging comments! Have a blessed day! Melisa

  7. You rocked this technique, Helen! Love the softness of this - great image and beautiful colors. And, looks like you had some BIG news while I was gone - congrats! That is such a special honor - I still love being a Moxie Fabber. I am off to read about you!