Wednesday, October 08, 2014



Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the  Transport It Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
We will be back soon with the name of the lucky winner of the $50 Voucher
This week the challenge is ,,,,,,,,


there are so many options for this challenge, you can use watercolor paints, pencils, crayons, gelatos, distress inks, whatever you can think of.
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

First of all I don't have any fancy cardstock just plain cheap 160gsm so I made the decision to use Derwent Inktense pencils and an ordinary paintbrush with minimum amount of water.
The next step was to use the Simon Says Stamps Leaves Stencil where I wanted it to lay and then using a green pencil just coloured the stems and the bottom of leaves where it joins the stem. Still with the stencil on the card I used the paintbrush to spread the colour throughout the leaves. The water did slip underneath the stencil a bit and to begin with I wasn't sure I liked the finished result. But it actual look like watercolour.
The  Roses and other leaves from Best Mom again Simon Says Stamp were stamp with an dye inkpad on a separate piece of card cos I knew I wanted to cut them out. But this time I decided to pull the colour from the inked edges.
The sentiment was made up with a couple of Simon Says Stamp sets Essential Greetings and Happy set.

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  1. A lovely watercolour creation Debby and a real feel of CAS elegance.

    B x

  2. Debby, this is very pretty! I love the sequins...perfect finishing touch!

  3. I love how the leaf stencil recedes into the background and the roses come forward, so pretty, Debby!

  4. Really beautiful design Debby!! Lovely colors! :) HUGS

  5. Gorgeous card Debby :-) the watercoloured leaves look fabulous with the roses popped on top ,, simple and very pretty :-)

    Lols x x x

  6. Lovely water creation Debby very pretty colours and love the addition of sequins...


  7. Beautiful card, love the details and watercolouring x

  8. A gorgeous card Debby, wonderful watercolouring colouring of the leaves and pretty flowers. I love the scattering of pretty sequins!!

    Heather xx

  9. The watercolouring on this card is so pretty and the leaves and the roses with their nice self coloured edges bring them to the fore and give definition. A lovely card. x

  10. Ooh I love this Debby, so delicate and fresh xx

  11. Love the sharper edge of the rose against the soft etheral look of those leaves, Stunning!
    Jo xx

  12. Lovely card Debby - so delicate and the sequins look lovely too x Susan x

  13. So very pretty Debby..elegant and classy.Love the sequins too.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  14. Your card is so delicate and lovely.

  15. So beautiful Debby
    Wendy xx

  16. This is gorgeous Debby. I love the design and beautiful colouring.
    hugs Sue xx

  17. Love the soft water colour effect. A very beautiful card. Hugs, Carol S,xx

  18. A gorgeous card Debby, very pretty.
    Lorraine x

  19. So pretty Debby - I love the softness of it all.

  20. Beautiful coloured with the watercolor pencils.Lovely rose.

  21. Love love love the design! The flowers are fab :)

    Simon Says Stamp!

  22. This is beautiful, Debbie! Such a prety watercoloured card. Your technique sure worked.

    I have been absent for a month...sorry I have not been by..We have sold our house and bought near the grandkids...was busy purging and sorting for the impending move!

  23. A beautiful card Debby, love the addition of the sequins too! Susan x

  24. Beautiful results with your Inktense pencils! Gorgeous roses too!

  25. so gorgeous debby.beautiful roses and i love your watercolour effect ;D

    xx coops xx

  26. Really pretty Debby, love how the colour has spread a little :0)

  27. super sweet watercolored flowers....I luv this card! hope you have a fabulous weekend!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  28. Oh what a beauty, Debby! Love how you used the leaves stencil! I have that die, so now I want to make stencil & color like this!


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