ONE layer Forals

Capture d_écran 2018-09-21 à 16.23.33Since it’s a dark rainy afternoon for the last day of summer, I played inside.  The Less is More Challenge #380 is ONE layer Florals.  I made a top folding card out of 140 lb (300g/m²) Fabriano watercolour paper.  I’m trying something new, so I passed my Penny Black ROSE die to dry emboss my paper, leaving me with a good impression of the flower.  Then, using my watercolours, I carefully painted, wet on wet then wet on dry to create this bloom.  “Just pour toi” (just for you) was stamped in gray.

Thanks for stopping by, HUGz, JoannaIMG_3148

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10 thoughts on “ONE layer Forals

  1. WOW ! C’est magnifique Joanna ! C’est tout simplement magique. J’adore l’incrustation laissée par la matrice de découpe, cela fait ressortir encore plus la rose. Et ces couleurs sont splendides. J’ ADORE ! Merci beaucoup de partager et de jouer avec Less is More.

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  2. I’ve never tried this. It looks really difficult to keep your colours just on the embossing. But you did it perfectly – and in wonderful neutral colours too!

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  3. Amazing design Jo! Love the dry embossing from your beautiful rose die. Really creates a beautiful outline. Love the colours you’ve used for the rose and leaves. I’ve never seen neutrals look so good! Your are inspiring, my friend! xx

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  4. Now that’s a great technique to try and what a great die cut image. The colours are stunning and your water colouring amazing. So very striking and I always love popping in to be stunned and today is again one of those days x

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  5. WOW! This rose is GORGEOUS, my friend! Watercoloring on embossing is not the easiest thing to do but you’ve got it colored perfecty! What patience and attention to detail!

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