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 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!


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

  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.

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

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

    B x

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

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

  7. 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.

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

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

  10. 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!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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

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

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

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


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