Watercolor Dahlias

Thursday, May 20, 2010

I love trying new techniques. This is a variation on Batik. I tried it with Copic markers and tissue paper and loved the results. When I saw a tutorial using the same technique, but with watercolors I couldn't wait to try it. It creates such a beautiful and soft effect. I'm excited to try this technique with other stamp sets.

My cousin is getting married and this card will be for her and her new husband on their wedding day. It has been a busy week at work with night performances of the school chorus. My student has a special performance signing one of the songs. She did a great job!
Tomorrow is Friday:), have a great weekend!

Cardstock: PTI White, Spring Moss
Stamps: Delightful Dahlia
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Punch: Martha Stewart Scallop Border Punch
Other: Ribbon, Watercolor Pencils, Clear Embossing Powder


  1. oh my, that's just gorgeous!! Great job!

  2. Very very pretty card!! I'd be interested in seeing how exactly you did this! Beautiful!

  3. Oooo, it turned out so pretty. Perfect for a wedding card. Love the colors you chose, too.

  4. Those flowers are so soft and beautiful, just a GREAT look! Love the colors too, this is a wonderful wedding card!

  5. Hi Kara

    Love your cards, could you E-mail me (Details on my blog)

    thanks ]


  6. Very nice. Glad you liked my video. I would be interested to see how you did this with the Copics too.

  7. Gorgeous, Kara! I love the variations in petal color!

  8. Beautiful Kara! Love the soft look of the flowers. All those leaf clusters add great dimension. Thanks for the link to the tutorial.

  9. Gorgeous Kara! WOW! Love that border too!


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