As many of you may know, Ashlyn will be having Spinal Fusion surgery this coming week (Sept. 29th). I have been busy trying to prep for her surgery and long recovery, so the only scrapping I have done the past few weeks has been for design team work. I am all covered until November, so I took today to create just for me.
I decided to partake in the newest The Studio Challenges challenge, which is to use watercolors. This challenge took me outside of my comfort zone, but I am loving the end result! I "borrowed" this photo of my oldest daughter and granddaughter from her facebook photos. I just thought it was so sweet.
I created the flowers by painting an 8.5x11 sheet of watercolor paper pink. I then used the Lazy Daisy cut file from JustNick to cut out two sets of the flowers; one on the painted watercolor paper and another on plain white watercolor paper. I then added some pops of orange, yellow and blue to all of the cut pieces. A few were layered and some were left as is. The leaves were cut from white watercolor paper using the Make A Wreath cut file from 17turtles and then colored with a couple of green watercolor shades.
I also used the Simple Scallop Strips cut file from JustNick to add a bit more black and white to this layout.
pp: Simple Stories and Crate Paper
watercolor paper: Canson
watercolor paints: Michael's
epoxy stickers: Crate Paper
enamel dots: I made them using Perler beads
string art template: Pink Paislee
stickers: Teresa Collins
twine: Papertrey Ink
cut files: JustNick and 17turtles