Saturday, June 15, 2024

Happy Peony

Welcome to The Beautiful Blossoms June 2024 Challenge! Our inspiration photo for this month was striking:
The pinks, oranges, apricot colors with a touch of green were just beautiful. I had recently won a free stamp from The Colorado Craft Company and I choose Kris Lauren's Happy Peony. This is a large stamp and would probably fit better on a 5 X 7 card, but I kept with my A2 sized card and cut off a bit of the image.
My card today was an attempt at no-line watercoloring. Honestly, no-lines for this image was not my favorite and I went back in with a darker shade of the colors to add in the lines. I want to try again with my usual heat embossed lines on watercolor paper for my next card because this is a lovely image to color.
I choose a blue watercolored sentiment I had in my stash to add in more blue to the design. Not my most successful coloring, but we are always learning, right? 
Come join us at the challenge this month and we can learn together!
I will also be submitting to NBUS, for I have not used this stamp before.

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Hello, welcome to Stampin With Anita. I love crafting in all forms. It gives me great joy to create something special. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. Gorgeous image and I agree, we try things in order to learn. Your no-line watercoloring is lovely with those bright colors. Thanks for another lovely project for The Beautiful Blossoms Challenge.
    Donna xx
    Beautiful Blossoms Challenge

  2. Beautiful work, thanks for sharing!!!



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