Sunday, June 28, 2015

Artsy Vintage Roses

Today I am posing cards created using layering flower stamps with a different technique. I have been thinking of using Vintage Flowers stamp to create artsy flowers in watercolors. I experimented with various water soluble inks (distress inks, stampin up inks and art markers) in combination with misting water at different level of stamping (stamping on wet paper/misting stamp with water before stamping/misting stamped image). I think, light misting of image after stamping brought out better results without obliterating lighter colors and merging all shapes. 

Here are the cards I created.

Card 1:

Submitted to:  Simon Says Stamp- Monday Challenge (stamp + water mist)

Card 2: 


Card 3:

Items used:
Stamps: Altenew- Vintage Flowers, Sentiments from Inkadinkado, Heidi Swapp, JustRight
Stencil: Stampers Anonymous- Gothic
Die: Simon Says Stamp
Inks: Distress inks, Stampin Up
Markers: American Crafts art markers
Paper: 140lb watercolor paper, Recollection, Neenah white, DCWV patterned and shimmer cardstock
Embossing: Dreamweater embossing paste- Gold, Ranger Texture Paste-White
Embellishment: Ranger liquid enamel-White, Twine


Suzanne C said...

Sweet cards. Lovely soft misty roses in such pretty cards. Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Lin said...

Your cards are all lovely, Purvi! I love the effect you got by adding water! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful cards! Such pretty flowers!! Wonderfully designed!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


lynda said...

Congrats at winning the SSS giveaway. Your cards are so pretty. I never thought about misting a stamped image to get a watercolor look. Prett obvious though, now that I think about it!

Poorvi said...

Thank you, Suzanne!

Poorvi said...

Thank you Lin for checking out my cards!

Poorvi said...

Thank you, Melissa!

Poorvi said...

Thanks, Lynda. Yes, I was doing some watercolor paintings a few days ago which gave me this idea for artsy stamping.

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