Make it Mondays #7

This week's challenge for Make it Mondays is to add color to non-neutral cardstock. Although most people will use Copics, you guys know I don't have them. Instead, I applied watercolors to purple cardstock.

It worked great, except as the paper got saturated with water, my floral outline faded. No biggie- I just traced over the lines with a super fine black marker. Fixed!

Other features include little black pearls in the center of the flower, and 3 pieces of embroidery floss across the bottom.

I used the colors for this week's colourQ...so pretty!


  1. Such a pretty card! The flower is gorgeous! Thanks for playing at ColourQ this week!

  2. Lovely card! And THANKS for showing non-Copic colouring techniques for those of us who haven't yet gone over to the 'dark side'. LOL Although I might be persuaded if I ever WIN a stash of Copics! ;-)

  3. Jen this card is WOW! GORGEOUS! love the simplicity but the punches of colour against the white is perfect...Hugs!

  4. Beautiful card, Jen! Love that flower. Thanks for joining us at the colourQ this week.

  5. Beautiful job with this week's colors, Jen! Your watercoloring is so pretty and soft, and I love the clean look you created with the simple floss embellishment and lots of white space. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week!

  6. Beautiful card and you did a wonderful job on blending.

  7. Jennifer, those colors look challenging to work with, but girl you pulled it off! I just love your card! Not too much, and certainly the right mix of color, texture, and beauty!

  8. WOW----simple perfection! Thanks for sharing this with us and using the CQC colors!

  9. Beautiful work. Thanks for joining us at Colour Q this week. I love the CAS style of this card and those little strings just add the perfect touch.


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