Saturday, April 15, 2017

Distress Ink Watercolor: Spring Flowers

Hello Crafters!

Before we get into today's card I wanted to announce the winner of the $30 gift certificate from the Altenew Blog Hop

and the lucky winner is  . . . 

Congratulations Jeanne! 
Please contact Altenew at by 6/30/2017 with the subject line Altenew April Release Blog Hop Winner from Kelly Latevola's Blog.

Okay moving on to today's card . . .

If you've been visiting the ole' blog lately you know from my last two posts (here and here) I've been really feeling the watercolor lately. 

I've been digging the results plus it's nice to do something a bit different. 
I'd be willing to bet that for you guys it's nice to watch something a bit different too. 

Well watercolor must have thought I was getting a bit big for my britches because it schooled me on this card lol. 

I'm not a sore loser I can admit it. 
This card was excruciating. 
Seems pretty right? 
So why so terrible? 

Because it took a hundred million years. 
For as long as it's taken me to paint that flower I actually died, was born again, and lived another 33 years. 
The whole time in my head this clip from The Sandlot was playing in my head

Clearly I'm slightly (only slightly folks) exaggerating but it was work for sure. 

You can watch the sped up version in the video below. 
I promise if I made watch the real time your grandchildren would be graduating from college. 

At the end of the day I feel like the composition is a bit wonky as I don't typically stamp my images in the bottom center of my card but I really love the combination of the wilted violet and salty ocean together.  

I will definitely be paying better attention in the future to how many petals my flowers have before I commit to water coloring them haha! 

Thanks so much for stopping by! 
Have a Blessed Easter!!



  1. You're wonderful... Enough said! Well almost, I enjoy your videos so much, never much joy and inspiration you bring. Thank you!

  2. Such a pretty card!! Some do take forever. It was fun to read your description!