March 7, 2016

Freshly Made Sketches #226 and Time Out Challenges #51

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Down to the wire for Freshly Made Sketches #226. After a busy weekend of organizing my studio I needed some down time so I made this ombre watercolour panel for the challenge.  Then I didn't want to cover it up--lol! So the chevron ribbon is the strip across the card and the bow is my element, I added a few clear sequins just because and a simple sentiment.


This is also for Time Out Challenges #51 where the the theme is Easter or Spring. These colours are definitely both but I put an Easter sentiment inside.



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I am also submitting this to this week's Simon Say Stamp Wednesday challenge Touchy Feely. The watercolour paper and ribbon add texture!



Spent a lot of the weekend organizing my studio. Gathering up items that I don't use as often as I once did and now they are ready to go to a new loving home. I have updated my For Sale page if you are interested, more coming this week. 


27 comments :

Rahmat said...

Tracey, Beautiful water colored panel, the colors are so soft and pretty, the ribbon finished it off so well.

sandie said...

So pretty Tracey, what fab watercolouring. Why would you want to cover this up! Great to see you at TO x

Lynn said...

So soft and soothing Tracey. Love the background. Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

Pam said...

Gorgeous watercolored panel. I love how you've added only ribbon and sequins. It's so pretty!

Ardyth said...

Pretty pretty, pretty! So perfectly simple but beautiful!

I Card Everyone said...

I completely understand, and good for you, not covering anymore of this gorgeous panel, Tracey!! Off to check out your goodies... will you deliver? xx
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Kim Heggins said...

This is simply beautiful Tracey...just love your gorgeous watercoloring! Would you mind coming over and give me a lesson or two??? Pretty please....

Shelly said...

This is beautiful, Tracey!! Love your background!

Annette Allen said...

beautiful card.. that color combo is amazing and that ribbon goes perfectly..

Kay Miller said...

That is so soft and lovely Tracey! I wouldn't have been able to cover it up either! :)

TK said...

Very pretty and soft! Love that you used the ribbon only, and a few sequins. Question: after water coloring, what did you use to get your panel so flat? I have stacked under books, used foam/heavy duty tapes and still end up with a little warp!

maria f. said...

Oh goodness - this is so delightful, Tracey. So happy to hear your new crafty space is coming along well.

Marybeth said...

Never hide a gorgeous background like this!

Jen Timko said...

Wow....that background is jaw dropping! So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

Julia Aston said...

The ribbon is the perfect accessory for this beautiful watercolored background Tracey!

Shannon McComb said...

This is gorgeous Tracey! Just adore that background!

Nora N. said...

Okay, the use of the ribbon on this card is GENIUS!!! I love the background as well. Wonderful design!!

Bobby said...

That is one gorgeous watercolor background, Tracey.

Jen Mitchell said...

I can understand why you didn't want to cover up your beautiful ombre layer. The ribbon is a beautiful compromise!

Lisa said...

A pretty background and I love your knotted ribbon!

Aileen Ryan said...

Tracey, love the background watercolours, so soft and beautiful. Perfect card.

Sharron said...

Love, love, love these soft colors--just gorgeous!

Anita in France said...

What gorgeous watercolouring, Tracey ... and such delicious springtime colours ... simply lovely! So delighted to have you playing along with us at Time Out! Hugs, Anita :)

Cat Craig said...

Oh wow, I love every single thing about this card, the colors, the ribbon, the sequins...just pure perfection.

Lin said...

Such a lovely wash of softness, Tracey! And that ribbon is really lovely, too, thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Lindsey said...

What a beautiful background! Definitely deserves to be the star of the card.

Narelle Farrugia said...

I love this Tracey! Your background is so striking with those pretty colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!