Wednesday, February 12, 2020

WWC258 - Marsha's Challenge: All About Occasions

Hello and welcome!  This week is all about occasions at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge Website and Marsha is our hostess.
I wanted to make a CAS watercolor valentine for my husband this year.  With pencil, I drew a heart shape in the bottom right corner of a Brutus Monroe Aqua Pigment panel.  Next, with a brush,  I filled the heart in with clean water and then dropped Kuretake watercolors into the heart.  I wanted the pinks and purples to blend.  After the panel was dry, I heat embossed the sentiment (My Monthly Hero,  January 2019).  I erased the pencil lines, trimmed with a stitched rectangle die and mounted onto a top folding A2 card that I had made.
I am very pleased with the valentine and hope Mark likes it too!

I am entering this valentine in:
Clean and Simple on Friday: #173 Love  I made this card for my husband.
Casology #361: Sweetheart I made this card for my sweetheart...my husband.
AAA Cards #158: Up to 1/3 + Optional Hearts I added the optional twist of a heart.
The Card Concept: Be Mine Valentine My card is a CAS/Clean and Graphic valentine.  I was inspired by the heart theme and the large "love" sign.
A Place to Start - Masculine Card I made this valentine for my husband
Allsorts - Add a Heart A heart plus a simple sentiment

Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

15 comments:

  1. What a wonderful Valentine. I really love how you colored that heart. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

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  2. So personal for DH... in that you hand drew the heart and then beautifully water coloured it. How romantic and what an artsy and beautiful card x.

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  3. Love the shaded water colouring on your heart Karen. Bet your hubby will love it too.

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  4. A very stylish and elegant CAS card, many thanks for joining in with our 'Add a heart' theme at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  5. Fab creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  6. Just beautiful. Hope he liked it too. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  7. A beautifull card. I love how the colors of the heart come together. Thanks for joining CAS on Friday.

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  8. Ooo how gorgeous! Love those pink and purple blends. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges too.

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  9. Gorgeous card! The watercolor heart is perfect! Thank you for joining us at CASology!

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  10. Such a lovely plump heart, Karen ... with deliciously blending watercolour! CAS deliciousness! Anita :)

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  11. Beautiful CAS card and wonderful technique used to create your focal! I am sure your husband had to love this beauty! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Place To Start!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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  12. Such a gorgeous card! What a beautifully coloured card! Thanks for playing along at CAS on Friday Challenges! Crafty hugs Linda

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  13. I love the gorgeous effects you achieved on your heart, Karen! I love to see new CAS ideas - not always a go with me!!:)

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  14. What a super card - beautifully CAS! I love how you coloured the heart! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  15. Simple but totally gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

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Thank you so much for stopping by! I enjoy reading all the comments.

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