Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Using Distress Markers to Color Flowers

Halloween yesterday and almost a spring like card today. A bit crazy right? ; )I actually made this card awhile back and forgot to post it.  It uses watercolor paper and the Flower Shoppe cartridge from Cricut.  I cut an entire sheet of flowers in various sizes and then colored them lightly with my Tim Holtz Distress markers.  After I finished coloring it, I spritzed them with water and let the colors blend into each other.  You have to let the flowers completely dry before assembling them. 
I love the variations in color and the depth it gives the flowers.  I did the same thing with the leaves.  The sentiment is by My Craft Spot. The ribbon is from Sharon Johnson's Stamp Simply store.  

I am hoping to share a bit more news with you later this week concerning Cortney.  More exciting steps on her new journey........
Have a great day my friends!


15 comments:

Steph said...

So Beautiful!

Steph said...

So Beautiful!

snappy scrappy said...

So beautiful...you really have a gift! Lee-Ann :)

Kwilt said...

AWESOME Flowers!!! I think I have watercolor paper...will definitely have to give it a try!
Excited to see what new happens are coming Cortney's way! Ü
Hugs...Kathy

Lori said...

This is gorgeous! I love the soft look of the flowers. I use the distress markers to color my ribbons. Now I can use them for flowers, too!

Riet said...

What a wonderful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Susie Craft Happy! said...

This is great Michele!

Susie

Jingle said...

Gorgeous!

Diane said...

what a gorgeous creation!!! I have the markers and the cartridge...now I just need the time..lol...I saw your blog mentioned in the Oct Papercraft Inspirations magazine...so came to visit!!

Karen said...

they are super gorgeous! i adore the soft feel!!

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