I knew the sweet images in the delightful challenge colors using watercolor would really "pop" off a white background, so I used Neenah paper for the card base, and stamped the Neat & Tangled Beach Day characters in Versafine Black Onyx on Strathmore Bristol Vellum Paper, as well as using the Gina Marie Cross Stitch Circle Dies for my "pocket."
I just LOVE these Neat & Tangled images!!!
I colored the images with Koi watercolor brush markers and a Zig Detail Water Brush for blending. I trimmed the circle die cut to a pocket shape, added the sentiments, and topped with a scrap of Pollen Bazill Basics Paper, as well as a square of ombre pink paper from the Jen Hadfield Everyday 6x6 pad. For additional texture and detail, I die cut the borders of the papers with a rectangle stitch die. The images were adhered with foam mount tape. The card base was embossed with the WeR Memory Keepers Next Level Dotted Folder, I added the pocket and images, swiped the suits and watermelon with a little Wink of Stella Clear, added some white gel pen accents, a little Pretty Pink Poshconfetti sequin "bling," [That I love so very much!] I was done!
I based my coloring on the current Challenge #15 amazing images and vibrant colors. I sure hope that you are as excited as we are about the AMAZING inspiration challenge boards that The Heart Desires has, the MORE than amazing DT creations! I count myself privileged and blessed to be on a team with my friends that I get to see regularly and be so creative with, its a BLAST!
I look forward to seeing you in the Gallery my friends!!