Watercolor Spark

My life is getting back to a more manageable schedule (which really just means I have more time to stamp)!!

by karen @ carefree creations - Watercolor Background

I was inspired by the latest Paper Smooches Sparks Picture Perfect challenge.

I loved the array of colors and the water spots in the inspiration photo. I used those items to create the background for this card. As I watercolored each portion of the background, I added salt to help add pools and veins.

I kept the rest of the card quite simple.

The layout is also inspired by the photo – which has a large pale leaf on the right side – perfect placement for a sentiment.

Thanks for taking a peek!

Stamps: Potpourri, Chit Chat (Paper Smooches);
Ink/Card Stock: Royal Velvet, Autumn Rose, Simply Chartreuse, Ocean Tides, Canyon Clay, Kraft, Dark Chocolate (PTI);
Other: Watercolor paper (Strathmore); twine (stash);
Technique: salted watercolor;

1 thought on “Watercolor Spark

  1. OHHHH! What a great idea for this photo inspiration! I LOVE the design and colors! LOVE x100000! THANKS so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge! Hope you join in the fun this week for the STRIPE trend watch challenge;)

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