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Friday, April 1, 2016

Card Focals with Watercolor Pencils


Today I just focused on making some card focals.  Hopefully, having these ready to go will make it easier to get cards made quickly when I need them.  All of these were made using stamped images on white card stock - which was die cut with a variety of Spellbinders dies (this one Fleur De Lis Rectangles).  All of these little girl figures are from a HOTP stamp set called Janie's Girls.  After stamping them, I colored them with watercolor pencil and blended with a water brush.

This next ones used Spellbinder's Decorative Labels Eight.


And these were cut with Labels Eleven:


Lattice Works was used to cut these:



And this was Decorative Labels Twenty-Two:


This was an experiment in creating a dark background.  How well it works will probably depend on what I end up doing with it.

Another Fleur De Lis Rectangles:


This one is cut with a Lattice Rectangle die - and stamped with a stamp from HOTP "Far East" stamp set:


And this last was a Resplendent Rectangles die with a stamp I got with a paper crafting magazine:

2 comments:

Becca Sadler said...

Cheryl: Wow! Your stash of card focals with the recent series of cats and now these newbies is growing tremendously. It's hard to pick out a favorite with today's post--there are too many charming ones!!!!

Keep on with the creative processing!!!

Bev said...

OMW Cheryl, These Are Amazing. I Love The Water Colouring (Something I Am Still Trying To Master). and I Love The Die Cut Shapes You Have Chosen. I Very Much Hope You Will Show Us These Again When You Have Completed The Cards That They Will Be On. Best Regards, Beverley....