Saturday, 1 April 2017

HLS April Watercolour Challenge

Hello April! Well, this year is already flying by. I really can't believe it. The best thing about this month is that I will be getting a visit from my Mum! Yay!!!

The NEXT best thing is that our new challenges start over at Happy Little Stampers.

First up is our Watercolour Challenge -


You are going to love this one - I did! 

Here is my card -


You may have seen a card I made a couple of days ago using this new die? It is the Split Chevron Cover Up die. This time, I used the solid chevrons to create Inlaid die cuts.

I first started by using my Zig pens (yep, I was getting 'Ziggy with it') and just scribbled colour one under the other and went over them with my water pen. I ran that piece through my big shot using the cover die. I then die cut it again using white cardstock. I fiddled around a bit getting the pieces where I wanted them. I was going for a fairly random look.

I used my MISTI to stamp my sentiment in Versafine black ink and then heat embossed it with clear powder. The sentiment is from the HLS Rainy Days set.

Once finished, I went over the coloured panels with my WOS pen. I really feel this brings out the watercolours created with the Zigs. 

Here is a close up of the shimmer.


So that's me done for today! I hope to see you over at our Watercolour challenge - it is VERY popular!! Just goes to show how many of you love to watercolour :)

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges -

Timeout - Inspired by Words
'When it rains look for rainbows, when its dark look for stars'

AUD Sentiment Challenge - any sentiment except for birthday

Die Cutting Divas - Anything Goes

Tuesday Throwdown - Sparkles

Thanks for popping in and see you soon. Mwah!

15 comments:

  1. Wow, Kylie! I LOVE your card - the bright sparkly rainbow against the patterned white is perfection!

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  2. Oh oh oh! I love this. LOVE! Chevrons, lots of white and a rainbow!? Whoever gets this card in their mailbox will be so excited. A frame. That's what this one needs!!! :)

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  3. wow Kylie, this is stunning, such a cool,design and so pleased you joined To

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  4. Love the coverplate die and the rainbow inserts, a clever take on the twist of rainbow. Thanks for having me GD. :)

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  5. Glorious rainbow card. The colours are fabulous against the white chevron die cut x

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  6. What a fabulous, artsy design Kylie! I love it and the sparkle is the perfect finishing touch. Your April Fool joke had me there for minute you naughty thing lol!!!
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  7. Another incredible card, Kylie !! I love the intense colors as you brush up on the rainbow and put it on the card. Unique experience ...
    Hugs,
    BożenA

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  8. Wow I love this card. I have this die.. I will have to remember this. Your card is beautiful. So glad you shared over at Aud Sentiments.
    Billie A
    Aud Sentiments
    Creative with Stamps
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  9. Gorgeous Kylie! Love the sparkle.

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  10. Wow! Love the pop of colour and sparkle! Thanks for joining us at Die Cutting Diva's this week!

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  11. Love how you used the 'rainbow' on your cover plate die. Just lovely! And I can see the WOS too, the perfect 'bling'! Gorgeous card!

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  12. Great blending of colors and wonderfully clean look to your card. Nicely done and great addition to the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge. Good luck. Debi DT

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  13. Wow Kylie how cool and modern!!! Love it. Jenny x

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  14. Great card Kylie! I love the way you have used the cover plate and the rainbow colours really pop. Clairex

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