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Watercolor Color Dare Card

For this week’s Color My Heart Dare challenge, we are required to use Eggplant, Pewter, and Goldrush.  You would think that these colors wouldn’t complement each other, yet, I found many examples in nature where these colors beautifully enhance one another.  For this challenge, I choose to create a simple card where the colors complement each other to create a project full of color and texture. You can find the list of supplies used on this card at the very bottom of this post.

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On this card I wanted all of my colors to match, so I chose to create my own watercolor paint.  I simply mixed a few drops of Reinker with a ¼ tsp of water, then carefully shaded the images with a fine paintbrush.  Since I used a water-based ink to stamp the images, I had to extra cautious not to use too much “paint” on my images.  After painting the images, I splattered a little bit of the remaining Goldrush watercolor around the butterfly for added texture.

You can easily recreate this card for any occasion.  I would love to see you join in on this week’s Color My Heart Color Dare challenge.  You have until March 22nd to create and add your project to the challenge page.  I can’t wait to see what you create!

Signature

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Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Stamp Set

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12 x 12 Goldrush Cardstock

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12 x 12 Pewter Cardstock

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12 x 12 White Daisy Cardstock

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Paintbrush Set

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Goldrush Exclusive Inks Reinker

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Pewter Exclusive Inks Reinker

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Eggplant Exclusive Inks Reinker

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Goldrush Exclusive Inks Reinker

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Pewter Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
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Tombow Permanent Adhesive

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Cards & Envelopes Value Pack

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Rose Embossing Folder

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White Twine
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3D Foam Tape
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SureCut Deluxe Paper Trimmer
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My Acrylix Blocks Starter Set

 

6 thoughts on “Watercolor Color Dare Card”

  1. Wow – Carrie, you are so creative! Choosing to mix and use all of your own colours for this challenge is a big effort. It is an eclectic mix of colours to start with… Your card is unique and rustic in its appearance – I love the little details like the painted ends of the twine and the sprinkled dots. Awesome approach! Thanks for sharing with us again at Colour Dare – I always look forward to your projects 🙂

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  2. Love the combination of the embossed background and mixture of stamps and coloring, great job. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare this week….and please come back for the next color challenges.

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