Thursday, August 9, 2018

watercolors, copic markers and neat & tangled

Layer Copic Markers over a Distress Ink watercolored background for a fun glazed effect!

Happy 6th birthday to Neat & Tangled! I'm so thrilled to be joining in the celebration!!! We are having a little hop today so you should be arriving from the uber-talented Cathy Zielske's blog. And make sure to leave comments as you hop for a chance to win prizes!!! N&T is giving away one $100 and two $50 gift certificates to their shop!!!

I had so much fun creating with the new Neat & Tangled Floral Frame set and mixing Distress Ink watercoloring with Copic Marker coloring!
Here's a quick video of my process...





Make sure you head to Cheiron Brandon's blog next, she's awesome!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Carly

P.S. Please forgive my mess as my blog is under a bit of construction. If you are having trouble leaving a comment, just click the post title and scroll down.  

supplies:
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Neat & Tangled Stamps, Floral Frame
Neat & Tangled Dies, Floral Frame
Neat & Tangled Stamps, You're Pretty
Neat & Tangled Sequins, Party Mix

31 comments:

Isabel Z said...

What a beautiful card. I love blog hops because they inspire me to create--thank you.

Lisa A said...

Love the cards. So beautiful.

Erica by CaCaCraft said...

Oh wow!! I absolutely love these cards, those backgrounds are so lovely! Thanks for the inspiration, I must try this technique too.

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the watercoloring. I haven't tried
that technique with the inks but will
have to give it a whirl. Beautiful
cards. thanks for sharing
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Janice said...

Lovely cards! So soft and pretty!

StarSpry said...

Your cards are so pretty! I love how you colored the backgrounds :)

Jeannie Fannin said...

Beautiful cards! I can't wait to try this technique. Thanks for your quick video!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Love the awesome drippy watercolor chaos going on - it's just beautiful! Awesome cards, Carly.

Kelly B. said...

Love the colors you used!

Angela said...

Beautiful. I love the colors. Thanks for the video!

Dasha said...

wow that is what I call thinking out of the box! You inspired me for sure. Love it!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow!!! Wonderful cards and colouring!!!

Karthikha said...

Wow! So beautiful!! I love the watercoloring! <3

Stacey Kowbel said...

Beautiful card! Picked Raspberry is one of my favourite colours :)

mindy1414 said...

Beautiful cards! I especially like the birthday and awesome cards with some of the flowers colored and some not, very cool.

Andre M. said...

Sweet colour palette on these cards. Thanks for sharing the technique video.

cathsamum said...

Your card is just beautiful! I can't wait to try this technique. Thanks!

Sue McRae said...

What a fun technique, thanks for sharing a video with us!

Sherri Little said...

Interesting background technique. Thanks for the video.

Karenladd said...

Have been trying to leave a comment all evening and looks like it might finally work, yay!! I just love your pretty background technique with the Distress Inks. The pastel pink and blue color combo is beautiful and charming!

Wendy Lambert said...

I love the pretty watercolor look of the backgrounds. Gorgeous!

famillemarleau said...

Your card is very nice. Love that look. Johanne Lacombe

mtscrapgal said...

What a clever technique--mixing water coloring with Copics. The results are beautiful. Thanks.

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Oh my goodness ! Your trio of cards is absolutely gorgeous !!
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Dana M said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the soft organic look of your watercoloring. Fantastic technique to glaze over with copics.

Denise Kitts-Wadlow said...

Well, I don't know if its too late to post a comment or not. I've been trying to leave one since yesterday. Great cards--very unique look with the eay you did your watercolor. My OCD would kick in if I tried to do messy watercolor! LOL! TFS!!!

mandalj said...

Such gorgeous cards! Love the colours you've used!

Amy C. said...

Your collection of cards is so stunning! I love the blend of colors. Beautiful new products from Neat & Tangled.

Katya Ireland said...

Beautiful cards - love your colors.

Karen Ladd said...

Love the unique water colored background on the gorgeous cards, and the pastel pink and blue.

Sharon Gullikson said...

I love the dripping technique. It is sort of modern art looking.