Sunday, May 3, 2020

Magnolias and Moms

Hello Everyone,

For today I will be playing along with 
Watercooler Wednesday Challenge, Color Throwdown, and Freshly Made Sketches. So here is my card for today, enjoy!


My mother, sister, and I used to live on Magnolia Dr. in New Jersey.
The entire street was lined with magnolias and during springtime it was beautiful!
Two weeks after however, all the petals have fallen and rotted on the street. I guess there is a Ying/Yang to everything. The important thing is I remember the beautiful treelined street and I hope my mom will get the innuendo of what this card is saying. 
The stamp set I used is from Altenew. The branch was diecut but somehow didn't look right. I realized the flowers were outlined in black and my diecut was not. The outline of the branch brought the entire composition together.
The flowers were colored using SU ink on watercolor paper.
I then took an aqua pen to blend the color out. 
Challenges Entered:
Freshly Made Sketches: FMS433
flipped the sketch 180 degrees
  

Thank you so much for stopping by and I do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. Lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. I hope you all have a fantastic day and please stay safe and healthy. 

All the best,

5 comments:

Broni said...

Beautifully colored magnolias!! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Color Throwdown!

Jacquie Southas said...

The watercolored magnolias are gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Linda Callahan said...

Your flowers are gorgeous! Beautiful Mother's Day card! Glad you joined us at FMS!

Jen Brum said...

Wow! This card is just gorgeous! Those flowers are so pretty and coloured beautifully! Stunning! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Tristan said...

Stunning CAS card Shawna. Great colour choice and beautiful colouring. Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. Tristan DT.

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