Monday, May 1, 2017

Make It Monday #283 with Laurie's first video Watercolor Wash Background

Two cards for this week's MIM
with Laurie.
I made two because I wasn't totally happy with the first one I made which is actually the second one in the post.  It seemed to be all one color.  I went back in and added some color to the top and I like it better.  I think I like it the best of the two except for the smudge.  What do you think?
I tried the other method also, but was not happy with that one at all.
Laurie's Cards
Watercolor Wash Backgrounds by Laurie Schmidlin  

I used an oldie but goodie, Stitches and Swirls for the embossing and then used my Tansai, Gambi watercolors.  Still struggle with watercolors.  Do better using Ziggs or just PTI or Distress inks.
Keep It simple Frame and Thinking of You. 
Nuvo Ripend Pumpkin Crystal Drops  

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  1. Very pretty cards! Love your colors and the background.

  2. Eeeeek! Linda!! this is beautiful! : ) I enjoyed watching that tutorial on MIM today too. You make it look EASY!!


  3. Now even more I can't wait to play This is stunning ,Linda! Beautiful watercolor!

  4. Pretty cards !!!!

    great backgrounds !

  5. Oh these are so lovely! Nice, warm colors with that white embossed backgrounds. So cheerful!

  6. Love the intense color wash you got, Lin! Especially pretty with that stamp set. Lovely card!

  7. BOTH of your cards are LOVELY!!! ;)The colors you've chosen are FABULOUS!! ;)

  8. Love your background stamps and have to say I love both cards, always a treat to get more than one card to see :)

  9. Lovely, lovely cards Lin...both of them!! And I love the Stitches and Swirls set you perfect for this technique!! You aced this challenge my friend!! :0)

  10. Great card, the warm colors!!


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