Apr 12, 2017

Spring Time

Hi, Joyce here with a fun and cheery spring card. Yellow is not usually one of my favorite colors but I've been loving the yellow Brusho paints. This is a quick and easy card using the Weeping Willow tree from Poppy Stamps. If you happen to have a stash of pre-colored and cut images it is even faster. When I have time I like to stamp and color new stamps then put aside for later use. That way they actually get used:-)The painting is fully shown in the video.

 The background is done on Tim Holtz watercolor paper. I sprinkled on Brusho powders and sprayed with water. See the video for step by step demo. The Poppystamps - Dies - Weeping Willow Tree  was cut from watercolor paper as well. This die doesn't require a Sizzix Precison Plate to cut well on regular paper. BUT on watercolor 140# I did use the Sizzix Precision Plate for the extra pressure and ran through 4 times. It fell out and cut great! You can see the results in the video. I then added brown Brusho and painted the trunk and large branches. I used 2 shades of green for the leaves.

I stamped the Penny Black sentiment using a stamp positioner so I could stamp multiple times to get a good impression. Seeing it is the rough side of watercolor paper it did require 3 or 4 times.

I glued the diecut to the background and added the flowers and bird from my Heartfelt creations stash.

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  1. What a great video and beautiful card Joyce! The backgrounds are so stunning and I love that you have a stash of them ready to use. I'm now inspired to do the same thing! Your card is so artistic and stunning! Thanks for the great inspiration!!

  2. BEAUTIFUL and thanks for the very informative video! Like Birgit said ... very artsy and amazing! Awesome inspiration ... thanks!

  3. what a rich, gorgeous card! awesome job!


  4. Nice colors and scene.......it all came together beautifully.


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