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Hibiscus Floral Paradise

Feb 02, 2021 Seeka SkyPaperScissors

Hello, crafty friends! It's Seeka here and today I have an easy watercolor card to share. I love the gorgeous Hibiscus Flowers Bold Prints background stamp; paired with embossing, this pattern of large florals is quick and easy to color with Liquid Watercolors!

I started off by using Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink and Brass Embossing Powder to heat emboss the background image onto a 6" square piece of watercolor paper.  

Next, I added a few drops of four Liquid Watercolor colors onto my glass work surface. I dipped a waterbrush pen filled with clean clear water into the ink and then painted each element of the background separately. I started with Dark Teal to paint the leaves and then I painted the large hibiscus blooms in Pink.  Once the blooms were dry, I added a second layer of pink to the centers of the flowers, to deepen the color. Next, I painted the anthers and the small star-shaped flowers with Orange, and finally, I painted a very diluted Deep Ocean into the background.

While the watercolor was drying, I used the same Brass Embossing Powder to heat emboss a sentiment from the Waterfall HeroScape stamp set onto a strip of Adriatic cardstock.

I trimmed the watercolor panel down to 4.25" x 5.5" and then cut one end of the sentiment strip at an angle before backing the strip with foam tape and adhering it to the background. To finish, I used Precision Glue to adhere the card front to a Dove White Top Folded Card.

Thank you so much for spending time with me today!

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CG836 Hibiscus Flowers Bold Prints
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CM513 Waterfall HeroScape
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PD122 Pink Liquid Watercolor
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PD124 Liquid Watercolors Orange
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PD121 Liquid Watercolor Dark Teal -...
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PD113 Liquid Watercolors Deep Ocean
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AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink
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PW115 Brass Embossing Powder - Hero Arts
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GW101 Precision Glue - Hero Arts
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PS313 Hero Hues Premium Cardstock...
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PS400 Hero Hues Dove White Top Folded...
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1 Responses

Henriëtte M.

Henriëtte M.

February 06, 2021

Just gorgous Seeka, I love your beautiful watercolouring.
Thank you so much for sharing, stay safe and have a wonderful weekend.

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