Monday, October 28, 2019

Country Home for The Paper Players

I'm always excited when I get a chance to play along with my favourite challenge blog, The Paper Players, and this week they have a sketch challenge going on, created by Anne Schach:

I wanted to do some watercolouring this past afternoon, so I dug out a favourite fall stamp set that I haven't played with for a long time and had an enjoyable hour of creating and watercolouring. Here is what transpired:

  • I wanted to use warm, fall colours, but I didn't want to watercolour the milk can with Cajun Craze or an orange, so I decided to try out Terracotta Tile. I was surprised at how pink or red it was, but I do like the warmth it generates.
  • I teamed up the Terracotta Tile with Crumb Cake, Champagne Foil, and Cajun Craze. The jury is still out on the combination. 
  • I watercoloured a background using a combo of Grapefruit Grove, Crumb Cake and Champagne Glimmer Paint on Shimmery White cardstock. I fussy cut the milk can and the floral arrangement after they had been painted and added them to the background, popping up the milk can on dimensionals.
  • The back ground is Champagne Foil, embossed with the Tin Tile 3D Embossing Folder. The horizontal strip of paper is from the Come to Gather DSP. The small element in the corner is from the same stamp set, fussy cut and embellished with a twine bow.
  • The sentiment is likewise from the Country Home stamp set.                                              
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  1. A beautiful fall card, Heather! I love the Champagne Foil Tin Tile embossed background. WOW! Your coloring is spot on! Thank you so much for playing in my sketch challenge this week at The Paper Players!

  2. What can I say Heather but that I love your card--everything about it. Beautiful!

  3. Aww! Thanks, Shirley! That's so kind of you!

  4. Very pretty card, Heather! I love how you colored the milk can...your shading is amazing! All the elements together make for a wonderful creation! Thanks for playing with our Paper Players sketch this week!

  5. Thanks Anne and LeAnne! Love to play with The Paper Players when I get a chance!


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