Make A Wish
Hi readers! Happy Saturday! Today I’m pleased to bring you some trendy (watercolor) inspiration with that sweet Lawn Fawn touch by the awesome and super talented Chari Moss!
I really like watercolors but sometimes struggle with the flowing freedom watercolors bring. I feel that I am a rather structured designer most of the time so letting things go is hard. However I do like playing with them and getting out of that comfort zone.
For this card I decided to use them for my background creating big blocks of color flicked with perfect pearl mist. I think it made a nice flowing colored base to place the more crisp graphic images over top. I embossed the cake and sentiment in black so they would pop against the background. I used some colored gel pens to accent the candles on the cake and draw a border around the my watercolor paper. I chose to finish it by matting everything on a black card base creating a nice black frame that ties in with the embossed images.
Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Chari for being our guest!
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Beautiful watercoloring! You Your cards are always very nice Chari!
Love lawn fawn. Nice card.
Nice water coloring!
Nice water coloring and I like the faux stitching!
Chari, beautiful water colors! I also like the faux stitching around the outside!
Love the colors. Very cute card.
Love Chari’s style and this watercolor card rocks!
Love the rainbow-ish background! Can imagine using all sorts of color combos! :)
Your watercoloring blends together beautifully.
Love the simple design and the warm background colours. Fantastic card
Aww these watercolors are awesome! Please restock soon! I like the pearl mist, its adds to water colors like water droplet effect
Love the colors, super cute, and who doesnt love blog candy!
I just love Lawn Fawn style. It is awesome. Thanks for the chance to win!
<3 Lawn Fawn! :)
I love this card. The colors are great! Thanks for sharing.
Amazing. Love the watercolors.
The last several projects I have done involve water color… Enjoying learning! Keep the good ideas coming…
ooh gorgeous…love the bright colours against the solid image…really makes it pop xx
Love the silver splotches on your water-colour background–very festive. I am finding more and more uses for those Perfect Pearls I bought a few years ago…thanks!
Lovely and fun. I enjoy the friendly design.
Love the water coloring
This is sooo cute and I love the colors on the card!
I love this.. So Cute!
Love the card, love the watercolor technique!
Super cute!!! So in love!…
I love your use of such cheerful background colours (the green/blue/purple segue really works so nicely) with traditional birthday images in such a crisp black. Amazing.
My wish is I win the lottery so I can buy all the soon to be released stamps and dies!
Nice water coloring!
Love the watercolor technique
I like the effect of the watercolour with Perfect Pearls mist over top. A great background.
The background is so pretty! I like the colors that were chosen. :)
Oh how I love this!! Great cards – Chari is FAB!!
I’m loving the background.
So cute! Love the background. I love Lawn Fawn stamps and dies.
Woww This is really good