Sunday, May 11, 2014

Simon Says Spring Flowers

Simon Says has a Spring Flower Challenge going on and I really wanted to try Sanketi's water color technique.  Rather perfect combination I thought~

 First attempt, and I am okay with this.  I see a couple of areas I might have made "more water colored", but yeah, overall I like it!  I found the flower image in my Hero Arts drawer [never used!], Floral Blossoms and a sentiment from HA also, Treasure the Moments [discontinued].

I also got the Retro Sketch 114 in, I loved it!  I combined it with Less Is More 171; one layer Thank You card.

I used Hero Arts Brush Strokes, along with a sentiment from Simon Says Flower Friend.  I inked my image and spritz with water, then stamped.

Lastly, I received Joy's post from Simple By Design, the other day, and I was so impressed with her card I had to CASE it.  This will qualify for Simon Says Monthly -- what we did this month with SS products.

I also water colored this flower -- [a water color kind of day I guess].  The cool part about this card is I have had this Sizzix Flower Daisy die [Ebay maybe?] for 4 years and I have never used it!  So, I have to thank Joy for motivating me to get with it!  I used Simon Says You [and die].  I absolutely loved the layout of this card~

A fabulous way to spend Mother's Day since my son isn't here..........

Thanks for stopping by~


Petra Swart said...

These cards are so very different, but all sooooo beautiful, Vicki!!!!
I love the bright yellow on the first one and your water colouring is great!! Another stunning bow - you really are good at making the perfect bow, hey!!!
Second card is just WOW!! Love the shade of blue you've used with the lovely bright yellow. Stunning.
What can I say about the third card???.. it is just supa dupa!! Beautiful everything about it!!! Beautiful flower and a lovely lo.

I can tell you had a lovely MD making all these beautiful cards!!!

Have a lovely week!!
Greetings from Africa!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Fabulous card and such beautiful striking colours. So loving all these watercolours ... they just pop.
thanks for taking part
Less is More

wienerhoneymooners said...

Vicki, Too, Too. Too much gorgeousness on this page, thanks for it, making my Moms day a real treat girl!

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Beautiful cards, Vicki

Loll Thompson said...

Fabulous watercoloring Vicki!! Amazing design and layouts. Lots of inspiration here! :) Loll xx

Marianne said...

you have made some beautiful cards Vicki

Linda J said...

Beautiful cards!

Linda J said...

Beautiful cards!

Mandy said...

Fabulous selection of cards Vicki, I love your water colouring.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Chrissie said...

What great cards Vicki!
I'm loving the watercolour class too!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Nora N. said...

Wow!! you rocked this technique!! I love all three of these cards!! Your third card is my favorite because I love the red and white. It so reminds me of the spring we have not had yet. I also wanted to thank you for the kind comments on my blog. It was so kind of you to stop by. Have a great night!!

Cataleya said...

Oh!!! Dear Vicki, your cards are so AMAZING!!! I can't find any words to say how I love them all!!! You have such unique style!!!
~Olga Kovalchuk

shirley-bee said...

Good grief Vicki, you're on overdrive! They're all fabulous!

Anne said...

Three fab creations Vicki, looks like you're getting a lot out of your class!
Thanks for joining the LIM one layer challenge
Less is More Designer

Dotty Jo x said...

Stunning work Vicki, Jo x

Victoria Lavender said...

Hi sweetie, I remembered how much I enjoyed this red card. There's a great CASE card here. Lots of little details to inspire. Would you consider being AAA Cards Guest Designer for the week of June 23rd?
Hugs, Victoria


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