Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Cuttlebug Challenge Be Inspired #21




Our challenge this week was to do something in watercolor, which is one of my very favorite mediums! My challenge was to get-it-done! LOL I saw this gorgeous Holly Berry House stamp at the Cricut Swarm, and knew that I wanted to color it, but I ran around so much, that it litereally took me the three days to sit still long enough to finish it ~ (and it's not that hard to do!!!) I do love how it turned out, though. These medallion stamps can be left as is, or can be stamped multiple times, and be layered, which is really awesome...
I love to do watercoloring with pencils and a watercolor brush, or baby oil gel. I find that it gives me a soft, blended look, but with lots of control. How do you like to do your watercolors?? Show us on Cuttlebug Challenge this week! Remember that you have until Tuesday night to post yours to Mr. Linky. Check out what the rest of the Design Team did to Inspire YOU!!! Go...Create...Be Joyful
BettyBee <@o<
Ingredients:
Paper: Close To My Heart DP
Sonburn Cardstock
Watercolors: Generals Kimberly
ZIG water brush
Cuttlebug: Swiss Dots on acetate
Punch: Martha Stewart Border
Stampin' Up Flower
Ribbon: Michael's
Adhesive: Glue Dots
Dimensionals
Pen: Sakura Micron Green

17 comments:

Rosemary said...

wow! Betty this came out beautifully!!..Love how you matted it and the colors are just perfect!!

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

So pretty, Betty! I love the medallion and your watercolouring is fabulous!

Hugs~Becky

JennK said...

This came out wonderful!!

Eva said...

WOW, Betty, this is awesome!!! Love the watercoloring and the medallion is gorgeous!

Shannon said...

Beautiful!!! I love that stamp...must get me some.

Captain Scrappy said...

Neat stamp... Love the card!

Maria Matter said...

Wow, Betty, this is beautiful! The acetate looks great CB'd! Your watercoloring is amazing!

I rec'd my candy in the mail, yeah!
You are so generous, thank you again!
Blessings, Maria

Maria Matter said...

Oops, Sorry Betty, I'm so confused -wrong candy!

Lea L. said...

Wow...this is so pretty Betty! The stamping is fabulous!! Great job with the watercolor challenge!

~Lea

Maggie said...

this is super fun betty :)
Maggie

dannisdoodles said...

such a beautiful card & technique, wow!

Allison said...

beautiful card Betty, fab colouring
AllisonX

Beth said...

Gorgeous card Betty Love the medallion stamp and your colors. I also have an award for you on my blog please stop by and pick it up.
Hugs
Beth

KimmyS said...

Wow wow wow - I adore this!

cardcrazy said...

This is so pretty, I love how you added the acetate too!
Peggy

Amber said...

Betty you've done it again, made a stunning creation! LOVE your card, the watercolors are beautiful. And I see you used my favorite border punch, I'm addicted to it at the moment!
Hugs
Amber

Tracey said...

this is very pretty! you colored it perfectly!