Build-able Bouquet - My Favorite Things

Today's card is one I have made as part of the Papermilldirect Design Team for their blog Inspire

I have got to admit I am totally hooked on watercolouring ever since I got my Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens.  I've been having such fun splashing water everywhere and making a total mess in my craft room but here is my latest attempt......
 
Watercolour card using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
 
I started off with some Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Cardstock.  I like this card as it is smooth one side and textured on the other.  I used the smooth side and stamped some flowers and leaves from one of my recent purchases by My Favorite Things, 'Build-able Bouquet' using Versamark Ink.  I then heat embossed them with white embossing powder.
 
I wanted lots of bright colours so I picked a selection of my watercolor markers and coloured the flowers and leaves in and blended the ink with a paintbrush and water.  I did the same for the background and once I was happy with the overall look, I left it to dry.
 
Watercolour card using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
 
I die cut a 'hello' from some gold card & heat embossed a sentiment onto some black smooth card.  A few sequins by Lucy's Things and some foam tape on the back of the top layer and then I adhered it to some of my favourite card for card bases, White Hammered card.
 
I know I am by no means an expert with these pens but I keep looking at the card and thinking how much I really like it.  Even my husband commented on  it and he very rarely ventures into my craft room!

  I'm inspired to keep on experimenting!!

Please hop on over to the Papermilldirect blog to see what the other design team members have created.
 
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