Sunday, 14 May 2017

Watercolour flowers

During our craft week Susan introduced us to using stains as a watercolour medium.  You can find the technique  by Heather Telford on Split coast stampers. A great colouring technique and a great way to use stains.

I'm entering this for the following challenges
CAS Watercolour challenge May - Flowers
Stamplorations May challenge- anything goes CAS with optional twist of feminine colour
Stamplorations Anything Goes

Card Recipe
Stamps: Stamplorations flower, Rubbernecker frame, Tim Holtz sentient
Paper: 110lb white, 140lb cold press watercolour
Ink: Ranger Archival Black
Accessories: Misti, Ranger distress stains, watercolour paint brush
Techniques: watercolouring with distress stains


  1. Your flower is so pretty Christine. I really enjoyed playing with this technique and hope to get more stains soon to do more of it! :) Love the doodled border. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! xx

  2. Unbelievably well done! After failed attempts at this I can appreciate your work. You blended your stains perfectly. You have inspired me to try again!

  3. Your watercoloured flower using the stains turned out beautifully, Christine. I love your doodled border for your CAS design. I was surprised it was a stamped doodled cool! TFS and joining us at CAS Watercolour. Hugs..

  4. Beautiful flower, Christine - and you did a great job using the technique I introduced to our group! Love the doodled frame around it!

  5. Oh, my! This is BEAUTIFUL, Christine! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at CAS Watercolour!

  6. So pretty, .Christine. Love the fresh bright colours.

  7. Stunning and love your colouring, such an eye catching card x

  8. Very pretty and I love the colour and shading. Love the doodle edging too.
    Hugs Mrs A.

  9. I love your gorgeous and beautifully coloured flower and that cute doodled frame. Thank you for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

  10. gorgeous results mf...the sunny yellow flower is so well done.
    Thanks so much for playing along with the CAS WATERCOLOUR Challenge and hope to see you again!
    xx Karen

  11. Congrats, Christine, for being chosen as outstanding design this month. 👏🎉👏