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Wednesday’s Card: Distressed Bouquet

Distress Bouquet

Happy Wednesday!!

I used watercolor paper on today’s card because I originally was going to watercolor it. But… I ended up just coloring with Stampin’ Up! markers. I really like the textured look with distress inks!! I love when I deviate from the plan and find something interesting.

I used both of the stamps that come with the Hero Arts Wildflower Garden set – don’t you love it? It’s the same stamp I used on THIS CARD several weeks ago.

Enjoy the card video and have a great week!!

SONG: “In the Meantime” by SpaceHog.

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Comments

  1. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Terri (blindstamper)

    Your card is GORGEOUS! I really enjoy your videos.

  2. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Ayana Posadas

    Love your pretty card, Darlene! Hero Arts even mentioned it on Twitter today. Yay! 🙂
    Oh, and your Zumba class looks like SO much fun! I’ve taken some classes before in the past, and I always had a good time. I sure wish I lived closer, so I could take one of your classes. My boyfriend’s mom actually lives in Dallas, so maybe the next time we visit I can check it out!
    Thanks for sharing both videos today!

  3. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Pai

    beautiful card! congrats on the shout out by hero arts!

  4. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    shirley

    Beautiful card Darlene and great video!

  5. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Isha

    Love this Gorgeous card. Congrats on the HA tweet.

  6. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    Linda C. Baker

    Love your card Darlene! Simple, but so lovely! I love the distressing. I am going to check back again to watch your videos. It was very good. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. wrote on May 11th, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Paula

    Hi! I came over here from 2Peas when I saw your card in the gallery. It’s lovely, glad I found your blog.

  8. wrote on May 12th, 2011 at 10:45 am

    Ali

    Nice card, you make it look so easy!….Thanks for sharing 🙂

  9. wrote on May 12th, 2011 at 11:09 am

    Shirl L

    Thank you so much for sharing a tutorial for this gorgeous card, Darlene! I have the wildflower stamp set and I’m going to give this a try!

  10. wrote on May 12th, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    Eveline van Heijst

    Another great card. I like the flower stamps and the way you colored them.
    Eveline.

  11. wrote on May 14th, 2011 at 11:21 am

    Wendy P

    I love this week’s card! I believe I need that wildflower set!

  12. wrote on May 20th, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    Cathy E

    Congrats on your win over at the Hero Arts Site!!! Love your videos – makes me wish i lived in Dallas.

  13. wrote on May 25th, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Evelyn in Oregon

    Oh, I’m so glad I found your blog again! This is such a good video demonstrating another beautiful card!

  14. wrote on May 26th, 2011 at 5:42 am

    Beth Norman

    Found you by way of the Hero Arts blog. What a beautiful card, and I really appreciate the tutorial. I am curious as to why you use Neenah instead of white cardstock, so I’ll give it a go to see how I like it. TFS.

    • wrote on May 26th, 2011 at 10:34 am

      Darlene DeVries

      @Beth – I used Stampin’ Up! white cardstock for the background colors. I used Neenah white cardstock for the copic coloring because the copic markers blend a lot better with this paper. They also don’t bleed as much with Neenah.

  15. wrote on June 12th, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    Susan King

    Great card and video! Thanks so much for sharing the “how-to” with us!

  16. wrote on July 28th, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    linda w

    Great video except that music takes away from your instructions. Not all of us like music when we are trying to watch a stamping video.

  17. wrote on October 28th, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    Connie

    This card is so pretty! Love the technique using the chalk ink stamped image in the background. I will have to try this. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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