Two for OnePosted: September 6, 2022 Filed under: glamorous, Penny Black | Tags: Penny Black creative dies, Ranger Distress inks 2 Comments
Recently I had some fun making simple watercolour backgrounds to turn into cards. I worked on watercolour paper as large or larger than my basic card fronts so I would have the option of using the whole panel or a section of it. Today’s cards are a 2-for-1 combo because the negative panel is just as pretty as the floral piece.
You can see on the negative panel I painted loose stripes of colour, picking up distress inks from a glass mat with a wide brush. Some blending of colour occurred adding interest to the simple stripes.
I also embossed the card base above with the ‘weathered’ embossing folder from Taylored Expressions. Very simple cards but handy to have for any occasion.
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These colours look great together with the lines of coloured wash Heather, and the flower shape you cut looks very pretty but I think my preference is for the negative flower shape which shows off all the lovely washy background. x
A brilliantly simple idea Heather, and as you say, the two for one is a good way to have a card on hand when suddenly required. I like the way the colours have blended on the positive card.