Friday, August 14, 2015

First impressions: Altenew Watercolor Wonders

Good Friday to ya!
 I simply swooned when I first saw the images in the Altenew Watercolor Wonders set...so many possibilities for making impressionistic blooms!
When the set arrived in the mail I felt intimidated and just looked at it for over a week:/ I hate when that happens.
But, last night I dove in, threw caution to the wind and stamped at will!
It was rewarding to see what came from each layer. And in the end I was pleased with the outcome.

Here are two cards I made from the reckless, care-free stamping session:)

 I started with more Summery colors.

And ended with Autumnal bliss!
I used an image from Golden Garden for the background panel.

I  encourage you to to get those stamp sets out that are sitting there intimidating you.
 and JUST start Playing! 

Have a GREAT weekend!
LauraJane:)

Both cards are embellished with various sequins, 
border dies, and Clear Wink of Stella,


The colors and layers of the second card were inspired by this month's challenge at Altenew: Places Abroad, United Kingdom
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11 comments:

  1. This set is on my wishlist, even more so now that I see these beauties, LauraJane! Wow, they are so pretty!

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  2. Beautiful works of art LauraJane!!

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  3. Stunning cards! You have done a wonderful job with this stamp set.

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  4. So happy you were able to just play with the stamps. The results are absolutely gorgeous. :)

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  5. Just gorgeous! This set kind of intimidated me, but you obviously had no issues!

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  6. Wow!! These flowers are seriously stunning!! Gorgeous cards!

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  7. That watercolor inking is amazing!! I am loving the colors....the added embellishments are lovely! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All Things Embellished” Challenge!

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  8. Oh they turned out just beautifully!

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  9. Stunning cards Laura Jane....I do so love watercolouring, your flowers are beautiful

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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