Sunday, 22 June 2014

Return of the Gerbera ...

It's difficult for me to stay away from my Gerbera stamp for too long and here it is back again!

Before I begin I need to say a big 'Thank You' to the designers over at "Less is More" as they have selected me as the monthly winner for May.  I love this challenge blog and try to enter a card every week - they are so supportive of all the people that enter the challenges. I'm honoured, thank you!

It seems fitting that tonight's post is a card created for this week's challenge at "Less is More" where the challenge is to use Watercolour.  

I first masked a square in the top half of the card, stamped the gerbera and drew in the square with a fine liner.  I watercoloured the image and then cut away the square.  Less talk, more action - here is the card:

You can see garden through the aperture!


I used:
Uniko Studio stamp set - Pure Florals: Gerbera
Windsor and Newton Watercolour paints

Enjoy!

9 comments:

  1. Just stunning Elaine!
    What a fabulous colour and the cut out design is really effective!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. I don't think you should stop using the gerbera stamp Elaine as you have such fabulous techniques with it. Great water colours.
    Thanks for sharing
    Sarah
    Less is more

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  3. Splendid idea and a lovely card

    Kathk
    GDTM Simply Less Is More

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  4. Elaine, this is breathtaking! It should be framed!! Well, it is framed, but even so, it still needs to go in another frame!! Have a great week!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. Wow! Elaine this is art, perfect CAS creation...
    Congratulations on your win
    Thanks for joining us at Less is More
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  6. I adore this card - love Gerbera...

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