Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Double D - Watercolor

Hello Dear Friends!
It's time once again for a new challenge over on the Double D Challenge Blog!
Diane is hosting today and her theme this time around is ...


And, here's the beautiful mood board she has created to inspire us all . . .

Believe it or not, I struggled a bit with this one ... guess I just had to get my head wrapped around the concept of actual water coloring ... something I don't do a lot of but love the end result when I do!!   Inspired by the image in the upper left corner, here's what I came up with . . .

Here's a peek at the inside of my card . . .

After water coloring a panel of white card stock, I die cut it using the beautiful Memory Box 'Wrapped Stitched Frames' die set purchased from the Dies R Us Store.

Memory Box - Dies - Open Studio - Wrapped Stitch Frames

I used the center (cut out) for the focus panel of my card front then used the actual 'frame' for my inside sentiment.  I die cut another frame the same size to use for my inside sentiment so it would fit directly inside my colorful stitched frame.

Though you can't see the stitching on the front panel frame, it is there and this is the largest frame in the set.  My stamp is a very old 'Great Impressions' wooden stamp and the sympathy sentiment is from Impression Obsession called 'Sympathy Sentiments' (#CL114).

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Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hope to see you at Double D!
As always . . .


  1. A beautiful card that could easily be framed and perfect for a sympathy card...gorgeous!!

  2. Such a beautiful sympathy card! I love your pretty sunset background colors and your silhouettes. Reminds me of a pretty marsh sunset. Just lovely!

  3. This is a beautiful card inside and out. I love the background watercolors. [Bunny]

  4. So beautiful, Darlene! Simple and elegant with the shadow image against the horizon. Reminds me of the sky along the beach. Water colors are beautiful, but not my forte either!

  5. Everyone on the team did something different with the water coloring theme. This is a great example of how you can to do easily and it is so very pretty.

  6. Love your watercolor background.I also struggle with watercolors...I really make a mess!

  7. Lovely water coluring, you have painted a fab scene, love the colours!

  8. This is so very gorgeous! It makes a beautiful sympathy card and I love the inside as well.

  9. You all aced this challenge, Darlene! I love your moody watercolor background with the silhouette. It makes a beautiful sympathy card. This is my current favorite frame die set. I like how you finished the inside, too.

  10. Beautiful design and water colouring on your background, fabulous colours my friend...hope to have a chat with you before we leave next week...time is not on my side either at the moment.xxxxx

  11. Pretty inside and out. You matched the mood board beautifully.

  12. Very pretty colors you used for your background, great to use with the silhouette, great sentiment!

  13. This is gorgeous. Your colors are scrumptious, and the silhouetted stamping is perfect here. I LOVE it!!!

  14. This is such a beautiful card with those gorgeous colors and silhouette image! Love the sentiment too!


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