I'm thrilled to be Guest Designing this month at the
Who just happened to be celebrating their 3rd Birthday
I am not a watercolour artist by any means but entering here has shown me so many ways to use my paints in the simplest of ways...
This months challenge is to use a Maple Leaf
Here's my card
It's a simple one layer card using an old (but favourite) Kaisercraft french postal stamp which I masked off either side before stamping and then added touches of gold leafing here and there
I wanted the maple leaf to be the rich red of Autumn and I achieved that by
painting layers of red, orange and yellow (using Gansai Tambi paint) on a piece of white card till I got a really good depth of colour. I dried in between a few times with a heat gun and then die cut the leaf.
I also added touches of gold leafing and a few drops of Mod Podge dimensional to the leaf.
To compliment the gold leafing I stamped and gold embossed my sentiment.
The team would love you to join in with their birthday celebrations this month and if you are looking for inspiration, do pay a visit to the blog...
Have a wonderful day
~ Ros ~