Saturday, January 15, 2022

awww, thanks with the Otters 2.0

 Hello and thanks for visiting!

Have you ever created a card and then thought, no wait, what if I add ___ instead of _____?  Well that's what happened to me Tuesday.  Monday Jan 10th was the Blog Hop for the Demonstrator Training Program I'm part of, compliments of Bruno & Kylie Bertucci. 

Each watercoloured image looked slightly different after it dried.  The Pool Party seemed to be the predominant colour.  So today I created a couple of cards with the extra images - and Pool Party was calling to me instead of Misty Moonlight for the backgrounds. 


Pool Party card base & layer embossed with Bark Embossing Folder


Both images were  watercoloured with Misty Moonlight and Pool Party on Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper.  I love the way colour blends on this paper providing different colour intensity.  I think that's one of the reasons I love watercolouring, I never know what I'm going to get until the paper dries :)


Sahara Sand card base & Pattern Party DSP layer


Assembly & Trix:

The layout is the same 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base.  The middle layer is 4 x 4 1/4 & the watercolour layer is 3 1/2 x 4 1/2.  ***Trix, the watercoloured layer is distressed using old scissors and crumpled to softened the fibers of the paper.  

If you missed the card I created for Kylie & Bruno's Blog Hop, click here to visit and pick up the links for the Hop.

Click here to visit the Pinterest Page with the Idea Pin to creating this card.

Click here for Lesley's StampinTrix Pinterest page


And please let me know - which do you like better - 

'This' (Pool Party) or 'That'  (Misty Moonlight)



*** Click here to shop for the supplies to create this card and earn the Awesome Otters or Driving By Stamp Set for free with a $60 order.  $120 order earns 2 Level 1 items or 1 Level 2 Item!  Click here the freebies available.

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*** Please remember to use the monthly Host Code when shopping for $60 or more of products.  I'll send you a little thank you in the mail the following month with your thank you card. January's Host Cote is VWEZDEJ4



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Enjoy & have a super day!

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