Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Playing with Mo's Digis...

Good morning everyone!!! (It's morning here anyway)
Ohhhh, it's been a long while since I have written.
Will I ever get in the groove of posting my craft????
I love, love, LOVE making pretty cards and working on my pages, but getting them into the blog is just hard for me. I think, for me, posting on a schedule would work...going to have to give that a good try!!!

So, I have been reading all your blogs and I am so inspired by the beautiful ideas all of you come up with. God has blessed us with such wonderful talent and for those of us who love to ooh and aah at other people's work, there is much to admire. I am just awed by the products and the new ideas that are constantly coming up on the market, the biggest challenge is not to spend more on our art than we do on food!

So on to my card. I have jumped wholeheartedly on the watercolor bandwagon. I've always loved the look of watercolors but never thought that I could actually do it. Now, with the use of stamps...it's so EASY...AND ENJOYABLE!!! I used an image from Mo's digis... http://mosdigitalpencil.com/I just love her art!!!don't you??? it's so FUN!!!
This card is for our granddaughter's birthday and I wanted an image that just epitomized who she is...well, this was PERFECT!!!

I have bought the Tombow Dual Brush watercolor markers, and I am really happy with them. It certainly takes practice to have the images come out beautiful, but they're ok even as I work on them. I took the watercolor card class with Jennifer McGuire and others. It was AWESOME!!! and really taught me a lot. But it still takes a lot of actual painting to perfect my art. But I am happy to play with my markers. My goal is to be able to watercolor with stamps and have it look like the image was not stamped at all...that's in the future!!!

As you can see, the image is simple watercoloring, and I used my Cameo to cut the words out. The circles are from a packet I picked up somewhere a while ago. It's very simple, I know, but perfect for my girl.

I have entered this card in the following challenges:

That's it for me today,
Come and enjoy my journey with me and leave me a little word about yourself, I'd love to know you were here.



  1. Gorgeous card Elena :-) such a fun image and the happy birthday banner is FAB :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  2. Elena,

    What a fun card! Your granddaughter is going to love receiving it.

    Thanks so much for joining us for our June challenge at Words 2 Scrap By!

  3. Your watercoloring is great and I love the banners! Thanks for playing along at Words 2 Scrap By!

  4. Your granddaughter will treasure this sweet and happy birthday card forever, Elena! I took that watercolor class, too (well up to Day 5 and I can't wait to get back to it), and I also use the Tombow markers and love them!

    Thank you so much for joining the challenge at W2SB! It's a pleasure to meet you and become your newest follower! I would love to have you pop over and follow me, too, if you like! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Darnell

  5. Such a pretty and happy card!!

  6. Well, that's odd, I left a comment but it didn't appear, so I'll try again. Elena, I love your bright and happy HOORAY birthday card! Just look at those braids!! And you are so right about the fun of watercoloring using stamps and Tombow markers; you did a marvelous job with this one!! (I only made it halfway through the class and can't wait to get back to it!) Thanks for playing in the June W2SB challenge!! Enjoy the day! Hugs, Darnell

  7. I love the look of watercolor too, but haven't gotten brave enough to jump on the band wagon. You did a lovely job and all the banners are really fun. Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at Mo's!

  8. What girl wouldn't love to receive such a bright, fun card! Love how you scattered the dots!


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