Tuesday, March 24, 2009

A Spring Bouquet


A quick post tonight....I have been painting our bathroom, and have been at it yesterday, today and hopefully finishing up tomorrow....the ceiling, the cupboards, the walls...it's a big job. I'm so thankful my mom is helping me.

But, after painting today I needed a break, so I used the Color Challenge colors of Pretty in Pink, Baja Breeze and Kiwi Kiss and some beautiful Gina K flowers to create this bouquet. All the flowers are masked and watercolored...after I had the main image done, I realized that one of my tulips was floating without a stem, it looked wrong, so I added another one with a stem over top. I've outlined all the flowers with a copic marker to give it sort of that blue glow.



Do you notice this gorgeous flower ribbon? I made it! We saw it in a WOW presentation at the SU Regional we went to on Saturday....I'll show you the step by step another day, but it's definitely a WOW effect!
I'll be back tomorrow to show you some of the projects I made for my sweet new niece!


Recipe: Stamps: Gina K - A Year of Flowers, Ink: Black Stazon, Paper: Baja Breeze, Pretty in Pink, Watercolor Paper, Walk in the Park DSP; Accessories: Aqua Painter, Reinkers, Copics, Baja Satin Ribbon, Pink Brads, Dimensionals

18 comments:

Renée said...

very pretty, Christine! Have fun finishing up the painting!!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Christine this is sooo gorgeous girl!! Love everything about it!! Fabulous layout!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Your coloring takes my breath away...EVERY single time!!

Wendy said...

WHAT! You coloured this!!! I thought it was DP you cut out! Now I really love it!

Always Playing with Paper said...

Wow...these colours together with this card is a stunning combination. Love the flowers.

broni (waterchild12) said...

Absolutely gorgeous beyond words, Christine! Wow!! Ok, and I'm ready for the ribbon rose tute! It's beautiful too! (p.s. It took me 3 days to paint my bathroom too - by myself! Not fun, but I love the way it looks now!)

Katie Ann Brooks said...

W-O-W! Enough Said. :)

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Oh Christine!! Your flowers are gorgeous!! And that ribbon!! Yowsers!! LOVE it! It's fabulous with this flower arrangement!

Pam said...

Christine, you out did yourself on this one. It's a real eye catcher! I love the colors. Gorgeous!
~Pam
http://stampsinc.blogspot.com

leenda said...

GORGEOUS! I can't believe you're going to make us wait to see how you made that fabulous bow!! SHAME ON YOU!! LOL

Jerri Kay said...

A beautiful card Christine, I love these Gina K stamps, your water coloring is stunning!

Jerri Kay said...

Oh, I forgot to add, I anxiously await that ribbon tutorial, it's gorgeous!!

Sue (suen) said...

Wow, Christine this card is gorgeous! Your watercoloring is just outstanding and the satin ribbon rose is a fabulous embellishment!

Mary said...

Wow love your work. Thanks for posting these beautiful works of art.

Rose Ann said...

Oh my...this is STUNNING!! I love your gorgeous flowers!!

Kelly Lunceford said...

Oh my word...this is postively stunning! I love it! Such a vibrant card!

Dawn said...

WOW is all I can say. I have to try one of these flowers. Thanks for the tutorial. It looks hard but I will give it a go.. GREAT job with this set. I knew you would do it wonders. TFS

Nancy Riley said...

Absolutely breathtaking! Just GORGEOUS!