Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Watercoloring with Altenew

Hello, friends!
I am blogging after quite a bit & I am really sorry if I have not dropped by your blogs & left you some love. I will definitely take out time & visit your blogs soon :)
Today I have a card to share which I have created for the Altenew challenge. It's been quite a while since I played along with their challenges. 
I have gone totally out of my comfort zone & created a single layer card using watercoloring & masking, which if you know my style, is totally something new to me. Here's my card :

To make my card, I used the flowers from the Beautiful Day set & the leaves are from the Peony Bouquet set. The sentiment is also from the Beautiful Day set. I have tried to do some loose watercoloring using Distress inks. I first stamped by flowers using Altenew inks - Warm Sunshine & Rouge. I masked the flowers & stamped the leaves using the Forest Glades ink. Then, I stamped the second layer of the flower using - Worn Lipstick & Squeezed Lemonade Distress inks, then using a waterbrush I just spread around the colours loosely. Did the same with the leaves. Finally, I colored the background using Cracked Pistachio, Mermaid Lagoon & Chipped Sapphire Distress inks. For the finishing touches, I added a few clear sequins from The Ton Rose Gold Rush Couture Mix and black paint spatters. 

I was totally inspired by the colours of the Altenew Inspiration Challenge. I loved working with these colours on my card!

Also linking my card to the Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes challenge.

I hope you like my card. I would love to hear your feedback on it. 
Thank you so much for dropping by!


  1. Oh wow, it's absolutely stunning!! It looks like a painting!! You can't tell it was out of your comfort zone at all!! The colors and flowers are gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. Very very pretty Hussina, wonderful watercolouring.

  3. good to see you back again posting and such a lovely watercolor card to come back with!!

  4. Gorgeous! Really pretty! That's some fabulous watercoloring, Hussena!!

  5. What a beauty? Great work watercoloring, Hussena! Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes. Gayatri xx

  6. This is pretty cheerful. Luv this.


  7. Gorgeous water colouring! It looks almost vintage.

  8. You have made some beautiful cards Hussena. Thank you for sharing.