Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Watercolor Peace & Joy Christmas Card

Here is a watercolor and embossed Christmas card in silver with non traditional colors for the holidays.


Front sentiment:  Wishing you peace and joy this holiday season.

Inside sentiment:  Good tidings and cheer.

I wanted the look of ribbon or streamers in watercolor.  The vellum piece softens the look.

Link Ups:

Unity Stamp Co. {be inspired} Color Challenge 32

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge ~ No Designer Paper

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge and Hop ~ Use a Stamp

Runway Inspired Challenge ric#91 Giles

Supplies include:  Unity Stamp Co. Peace & Joy, Let's be Jolly; My Favorite Things Blueprints 15, Sakura Koi watercolor paints and vellum.

Thank you for visiting. Have a lovely day.

14 comments:

  1. A fabulous card Gaylynn, a gorgeous watercolored background and beautifully embossed sentiment with silver with vellum and great details!!

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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  2. This card is so cool Gaylynn. Sometimes its rather refreshing to see a non-traditional (coloured) Christmas card! Love it!

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  3. Beautiful card! Love the silver embossing on vellum.. I'm kind of obsessed with that now :)
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  4. This is beautiful,love the background.xxx

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  5. What a creative take on the Unity inspiration piece!!! Love the silver embossing on vellum over those colorful watercolors.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  6. Great take on the inspiration, Gaylynn!

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  7. This is soooo cool! I simply just love it! :)

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  8. I love seeing silver embossing. It's so elegant! And the pop of glitter....perfect! Thank you for sharing your card with us for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. ~Michelle

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  9. Very pretty. Love your streams of colour. Hugz

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  10. Your watercoloring is so bright and cheery! Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway! :)

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  11. Excellent use of watercolor with the challenge--VERY NICE!

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Thanks for visiting. :) Gaylynn