"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Sunday, November 20, 2016

hello...lovely...

Hello!!! The weekend is over and here in the US Thanksgiving is just a few days away.  My youngest is so excited that he only has two days of school and my oldest is happy because he gets is birthday off (Wednesday the 23rd... can't believe he is 18!!)!!  Found some time this weekend to do some coloring with the newly released Hello Lovely stamp set from Concord & 9th.  When I saw that set I absolutely had to have it!! The large floral image is stunning!  I had only planned on practicing my watercoloring with the image so I stamped in on some inexpensive watercolor paper.  My stamping wasn't that great because I thought was just practicing!  But as I got more and more into the coloring I was liking what I saw and so when I was done I turned it into a finished card.  I'm going to add this to the current Where Creativity Meets C9 challenge of sparkle and shine, as well as the current Flower challenge (occasions... I'm planning on using this as a birthday card for my younger sister).  I colored the image using my ZIGs (orange, 3 shades of green, red and pink) and clean water.  Once the image was fully colored I used a gray ZIG to add shadowing around the image.  Clear Wink of Stella was added to the image, as well.  I then stamped the sentiment using my mini MISTI and VersaFine Onyx Black ink.  The hello was stamped on the same watercolor paper, trimmed down and then covered with more Wink of Stella.  I trimmed down the panel, adhered the hello with foam dimensionals and then added some Pretty Pink Posh sparkling clear sequins.  Layered the panel with some black cardstock on a green cardstock base and I was done. I have included a close up photo so you can see the sparkle from the Wink of Stella.


Hope you have a wonderful day..

Supplies:  green and black cardstock, Strathmore watercolor paper; Stamps:  Concord & 9th; Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black; Watercolor medium:  ZIG Clean Color markers; Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins; ZIG Wink of Stella

15 comments:

Lisa said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Rosemary!! Love the way you've colored the flowers and the thin black lovely sentiment is...well, lovely!!!

Greta said...

Beautiful coloring with the Zigs, Rosemary! You make me want that set! Funny--I colored C&9 die cut leaves with Zigs for my entry--just gotta get a photo when it's light tomorrow. Have a great holiday/birthday week!

maria f. said...

Again, sparkly and shiny a oh-so-lovely, Rosemary.

Viv said...

Another beautiful card Rosie! just love the pretty flowers and how you have coloured them, really makes them come alive.Thank you so much for sharing with us again over at 'The Flower Challenge' and we hope to see you again soon ;)hugs Viv DT xx

Maria A. said...

WOW!! this is a water color beauty!!! Gorgeous image and you colored it beautifully.
Love the font on your LOVELY word, it goes perfectly with this lovely card.
Thank you for joining us at THE FLOWER CHALLENGE, hope to see you back in the gallery again soon.
Hugs,
Maria Rodriguez.DT

Marybeth said...

They grow up way to fast that's for sure! My goodness Rosemary this is watercolored colored so beautifully! Gorgeous card and Happy Thanksgiving!

Margaret said...

What a beautiful card your colouring is perfect. You are right children grow up far too quick.
Hugs
Margaret M

Karren said...

Wow, wow, wow! This is stunning, Rosemary!

Melissa said...

Wow! This is absolutely stunning Rosemary. Those colors and your coloring are just perfection. So happy you joined us in the Where Creativity Meets C9 challenge this month.

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, lovely indeed! You colored this stamp beautifully, Rosemary, your card is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at Where Creativity Meets C9!

Aileen Ryan said...

What a beautiful creation, love your watercolouring of this stunner. Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge Aileen DT

Anita in France said...

What gorgeous watercolouring, Rosemary ... and fabulous shimmer ... a beauty! Hugs, Anita :)

Lisa Lara said...

So beautiful and cheery Rosi.

Greta said...

Big congrats on the win, my friend! No surprise to me!

Deb said...

Thank you for sharing! So gorgeous! I can't get my Zigs to look that good 😡