We have a color challenge this week over at Global Design Project challenge blog.
Right out of starting gate I should confess my mistake on this challenge and ask for forgiveness. I accidentally used Crumb Cake instead of Sahara Sand on this card. My only excuse is that I had root canal the other day and I have not been feeling well. Truthfully, I am a little surprised that I was able to come up with anything at all. I wasn't expecting the level of discomfort associated with this procedure and it caught me a little off-guard. Ouch!
I used an Basic Black Archival ink pad to stamp the hydrangea on Shimmery White cardstock. I used the masking technique to achieve the illusion of depth. Then I used an AquaPainter filled with water and ink refills (Calypso Coral, Night of Navy, and Crumb Cake) as my method of coloring. I trimmed a little off the side of the panel and added a bit of distressing to the edges with Early Espresso ink. I added a thin strip of decorative paper from the Pretty Petals DSP Paper Stack to a side-folding card base made with some Thick Whisper White cardstock and then added the watercolored panel. Finally, I tied three 24" pieces of Linen Thread to create the bow and added some sequins and rhinestones for a little sparkle.
I hope you will check out what the other talented designers have created for this fun challenge and play along this week over at the Global Design Project Challenge Blog.