Sunday, August 19, 2012

Watercoloring w/ SweetStamps

Good morning sweet stampers!!
Do you like to water color?  Or are you one to admire those that love to watercolor?
Well I fall into both of these categories. 
I love the look and effect that watercolors can give an image and I also admire those that color without effort. 

So this week at SweetStamps, we are challenging to:

Here is my card for this weeks challenge:

You can watercolor with a variety of coloring media: watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, reinkers and dye ink pads.  A nice thing about watercoloring is that it can be messy or outside of the lines and it still looks beautiful. 
Come join in the fun and share your creations with us, we'd love to see your artwork. Remember to use a SweetStamps image on your creation to get an extra chance at winning $20 of rubber stamps from

Join our weekly challenge
You can use any stamp on your challenge entry, but if you use a SweetStamps image, you will get two entries into the giveaway! To enter the challenge, please add the URL to your actual blog post or online gallery to the InLink at the end of the post. Please do not link to your main blog, we want to be able to find your post to leave you comments. Also, please link back to the SweetStamps blog.
Remember, you can only enter the challenge one time, use a SweetStamps image to get an extra entry in the challenge. Please limit the amount of challenges to 10 (including SweetStamps). You must link back to SweetStamps to your blog post.

Next week's challenge #80 is:
Use your favorite technique
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
 (3 different patterned paper and 3 pearls)
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3 pearls

Thanks for visiting today. 


  1. Very nice! I too like the look of watercolor and I like what you did behind the bird with the brown tones. Your layout is quite pleasing to my eye.
    I'm so glad you joined the challenge at Craft Your Passion and I hope to see you again next week!
    CYP Design Team

  2. Love the card! I have been playing around with my distress inks using them for coloring images..still trying to get the hang of it lol.
    Thanks for joining us at MEFY.


  3. Beautifully done- love the gorgeous DSP that compliments your watercolored image. I have to try watercoloring with Distress Inks- love the great colors you achieved.

  4. I fall into the category of admiring talented people like yourself. Lovely card, beautifully coloured, great layout.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boot Challenges.


  5. What a great card and neat use of that CPS sketch.

  6. Beautiful card and great take on the sketch! I love using Distress Inks as watercolors too. Love the stamped image. TFS

  7. this is beautiful! love the water colouring effect! thanks for sharing with us at mefy!

  8. Love your card and the coloring!! Great papers and color choices!!

  9. Awesome card, love the variety of papers for added color. Beautiful watercoloring on the Bird on Flowering Branch (it's one of my favorite SweetStamps designs).