Monday, 12 April 2021

Sending Love

 I have been playing with watercolours and came up with this card.....

The Flower Challenge this month is pretty pastels and 
Color Hues challenge is Pink and green.
Both Challenges influenced my colours and tones this month.

After stamping I watercoloured the flowers and then fussy cut them out.
Some of the leaves where stamped onto the card
and some where cut out using the co-ordinating die.

After all the effort I wasn't sure about the splats but I just went for it!

Thank you for stopping by my blog, I really do appreciate it.
Sending love and hugs to all that need it...I so miss hugging!

Challenges I would love to enter.....
The Flower Challenge is pretty pastels
Color Hues challenge is Pink and green
Thrilled with my shout out....Thank you very much
Uniko - Signs of Spring
Tic Tac Toe Challenge I have chosen the middle from top to bottom....
Thank you very much for my Team Pick x
Florals-Free-Any shape die, which is my leaves

56 comments:

FreeToBeMe..LisaJ said...

Mac Mable, such a lovely floral design. So happy you found us from Izzy's blog. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Tic Tac Toe challenge.

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Mac your florals are stunning, splats and all - this card is like a watercolour painting come to life! Fabulous work. Thanks for sharing with us over at TicTacToe this week!

HilaryJane said...

Mac, this is beautiful. Such lovely soft watercolouring and I love the dimension you have added. I know exactly what you meant about splatters and I think your bravery payed off, they are magnificent x

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so gorgeous! I love your wonderful design and I think you are a master water colorer too!

Daffodil Cards said...

All I can say is WOW! your cut out flowers, your water colouring, your splats, all perfect and so very beautiful Mac.
Faith x

Maria said...

What a gorgeous card with the lovely flowers, so pretty!! Beautiful water coloring and great touch with the splats, too!!

I Card Everyone said...

LOve the splats! and each and every fabulous touch of your brush to paper, Mac!!
Is this an Altenew set? It is so, SO beautiful!
A bit of glitzy gold was a beautiful finishing touch! Thanks for sharing it with TFC, my friend!
=]

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

This card is beautiful. There is nothing like watercolours to get that gorgeous shading and the splatters are such a great way to finish the design. They look like rain drops....no they look like the hailstones that we had this weekend Lol! It's just a stunner! Have creative week, Angela xXx

Donna Ellis said...

The splats look amazing with the watercolors, Mac! I especially admire that there don't appear to be any gold splats on the flowers themselves. This is a gorgeous card! huggers, de

Karen said...

These watercolored flowers are just stunning! The hints of gold in the design are highlighted by your simple gold framing. Thanks for joining us at Color Hues!

cuilliesocks said...

It's just perfect as it is Mac. Absolutely gorgeous floral image and gorgeous colours, very elegant design, Kate x x

Susan said...

Mac, this is stunning! I love your fabulous watercolouring and gorgeous shades of green and pink. The splatters worked out perfectly and the bit of gold around the edge frames it really well.

Jeanne H said...

I agree, a really beautiful card. I love pink, but hesitate to splatter. You do it well, but I lack the nerve. :-)

BożenA said...

Another gorgeous card, Mac !! I was speechless, but I have known for a long time that when I visit your website, I will not be able to say anything, I will only be able to admire ... A wonderful card, I even smelt the scent of these wild roses and felt the warmth of the sun's rays on my back. I envy Bonnie, but I totally understand that Bonnie is going to get it :-) You proved once again that you are an incredibly talented artist, Mac.
Hugs,
BożenA

BożenA said...

Mac, I forgot to mention that I hug you very much. We hug you with all four of us, me and my husband and my parents :-))
xoxo

Brenda said...

Well you certainly don't need to practice with watercoloring Mac! This is just stunning! I love the edge done in the gold, but it is those blooms and leaves so perfectly watercolored that steal the show! I can't even imagine being able to do watercoloring like this. Those blooms are just gorgeous! Hugs, Brenda

Joan said...

Wow! this is stunning, love the colours and those beautifully coloured flowers

Joan x

Bonnie said...

LOL, your bravery paid off! Your splatters landed perfectly on these gorgeous flowers and leaves! Your fussy cutting is even more inspiration! What a special card, my sweet friend!

Marcia Hill said...

Such soft and BEAUTIFUL water coloring Mac, and the touches of gold make this whole card absolutely STUNNING...splats and all!! This card is truly a winner in my eyes for all 3 challenges you entered...lovely, lovely card my friend!! Hugs. :0)

Pat said...

An absolutely gorgeous floral card in those wonderful soft and pretty pinks and greens Mac and love the added white splatters, and the gold embossing around the edge of the card and sentiment, also the metallic dots are so pretty in the flower centres. x

Darnell said...

Your watercoloring is so beautiful and so professional, Mac! And then you take it to another level with your brilliant schplattering! You are the Queen and I am printing this for inspiration! Hugs, Darnell

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Mac, gorgeous depth of colour in your watercolouring and the spatters are perfect, Cathy x

Christine Alexander said...

Beautiful watercoloured flowers, and the splatters give it so much texture ♥

nancy littrell said...

Oh my...yummy and gorgeous watercolored stamped leaves and fussy cut flowers and some fussy cut leaves, Mac. I loved all your splatters too. TFS and being brave with the splatters, my friend. Love and Hugs...Nancy

My Paper Epiphany said...

Beautiful colouring! I love the dimension with the layered leaves and am definitely a big fan of the splatter!!!

aussie aNNie said...

Looks great and love the design. Your chosen colours are very nice too...xx

shirley-bee said...

Beautiful card! I’m a sucker for splats 😆and I love the gold edging.

Mac Mable said...
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Viv said...

Oh wow Mac! this is so very beautiful, I just adore those amazing water coloured blooms. Thanks for sharing with us over at 'The Flower Challenge' ;) Viv DT xx

Nancy said...

WOW! This card is absolutely sensational Mac! I wish I could watercolor like this! The way you have incorporated gold throughout your design is stunning! I am thrilled to have this card in our gallery at Color Hues! Thanks for playing along!

Leslie Miller said...

An utterly gorgeous floral creation, and I love the splats!

Cat Craig said...

Mac, what a stunner. You have a beautiful hand with the watercolors. Simply gorgeous and frame worthy.

Cindy Beach said...

I am loving everything about this gorgeous card, MAC! Your color choices and coloring are amazing, and I love the depth you've added with the die cuts. The gold accents and splats are like the icing on the cake! We are so glad you have joined us to play along at Color Hues!

Loll said...

AMAZING card, my very talented friend!! LOVE your gorgeouw watercoloured blooms and leaves. I really like the splatters!! xx

Ina G said...

You can try your hand at anything and it come out beautifully. Amazing blending here and such gorgeous colours. Love the gold around the edges and the centres of the flowers just pop. I loooooooooooove your splatters. They really add so much to this amazingly beautiful card Mac.

papierelle said...

A outstanding card!! I like your coloring snd design and the finish with the white splatters!!

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Oh my, this card is stunning Mac and your colouring is out of this world. I tried to comment from my IPad the other day but it kept leaving my comment as anonymous, so I'm now on my home computer and it seems to be working just fine. I love how you've water coloured the roses, as always, it's like a piece of fine art! Absolutely gorgeous and I love it x

Trina P. said...

Gorgeous, Mac! Your watercoloring is amazing. Stamping the leaves directly on the panel and also die cutting them out is such a creative way to add dimension. And I love the splatters!

Zoechaos said...

Beautifully coloured the pinks are lovely and green is my favourite colour the two do work very well together. Your fussy cutting is excellent and the layout looks so natural. Love the splashes as well. Like you I miss hugs sending you a virtual hug xoxo

TK said...

Oh My, Mac, it's simply stunning! Your water coloring is perfection

Ros Crawford said...

Mac they are so realistic! I LOVE them! Brilliant fussy cutting and I'm blown away with the watercolour... Oh yes, the splats are perfect!

Izzy Scrap said...

I love when you play in your craft room, Mac, whatever the media you use, your finished project will always bring a "WOW" on my lips ! And this one is no exception. Your watercoloring is stunning, such a beautiful dimension on your flowers. A gorgeous design and the perfect final touch with the splats. LOVE it ! Thanks so much for the beautiful inspiration. Hugs x

Julia Aston said...

Your layered flowers are so beautiful Mac, the watercoloring is gorgeous! xx

Anke said...

WOW WOW WOW absolutely stunning, Mac.

I love your card, your watercolouring is so beautiful.

Hugs
Anke

Anita in France said...

Jaw dropping, Mac ... the depth you created on this gorgeous floral cluster is just fantastic ... brave splattering that's just perfect (I hold my breath doing it!) ... and a lovely touch of shimmery gold in the edging! A stunner! Yep, miss those IRL hugs too ... and am sending some over, Anita :)

Sally H said...

Oh wow, Mac! Totally stunning creation! I love everything about it including the splats which work like a dream. Your colouring is just perfect too x

wannabcre8tive said...

This is so beautiful. You water color wonderfully.

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Incredibly beautifully designed, the colours used are amazing. Lovely work indeed. Sorry i'm late picking this one up, it's only just shown up in my reading yesterday yet I see it was much earlier :( Blogger is being a real pain right now... Glad I double checked.
Hugs for a super creative Sunday Tracey xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

Mac, this is gorgeous, and perfect for the challenge, Pretty Petals! Your watercoloring is amazing! Love the shades, the highlights, and the pretty colors! The fussy-cut flowers and the die-cut leaves add nice dimension to the card, and the splats are perfect! I know how you feel when you splatter over a complete project! :-)
Hideko xx

Greta said...

Oh wow--this might be my favorite Mac creation! Love your watercoloring & the splatters!

Donna Ellis said...

I'm back! You will be receiving a notification that I have unsubscribed from email notifications, but I am still following using different options, just wanted you to know. hugs, de

Jo said...

Love the artsy watercolouring, the pastel shades are perfect for this beautiful bouquet, so are the splatters :D xx

Brenda in IN said...

This looks lovely. Your water color is just beautiful with soft colors and perfect shading.

Diane said...

Your these water colored flowers are just stunning, you are just so talented.

Hugs Diane

Karen Dunbrook said...

stunning~~~~love it!!
xx Karen

Wiebke Kommerell said...

Mac, I absolutly love your water coloured wild roses! Everying fits perfectly together: the beautiful colours, the nested sentiment, the dimension of roses and leaves,...
And the roses have such a fresh look - the splattered dots seems to be little drops of morning dew or after a short spring rain.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful card with us in the Uniko Spring Challenge #64.
Creative greetings from Wiebke (Uniko Brand Ambassador)