Friday, June 5, 2015

Watercolor Blog Hop + VIDEO


What a busy Friday in blog land today! There's a lot going on between the Coffee Lover's Bloghop as well as the Pretty Pink Posh Watercolor hop! Not to mention all of the countless end of the school year slash start of summer events going on! Phew... Let's get into it...


I was able to use a BRAND NEW gorgeous floral stamp set from Unity Stamp Co called "Cluster of Buds". I colored the images with Distress Inks and my watercolor brush. It turned out better than the image in my head, which is always a huge bonus!


I put together a QUICK TIP video showing the process of this card. It's only a minute long so I hope you take 60 seconds and give it a watch, a thumbs up, and of course you can always subscribe to my YouTube channel! ;)




Thank you Paulina of Pretty Pink Posh for putting this fun hop together. Make sure you visit her original post to link up your own creation and get yourself some GREAT coupon codes from the sponsors!






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62 comments:

  1. gorgeous watercoloring!!!! love love love

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous! This looks like a fabulous stamp set!

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  3. So pretty with the no line coloring -- fabulous card

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  4. Wow, this is gorgeous, I love the result of your watercoloring!

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  5. Very beautiful and a very beautiful sentiment!!

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  6. What a lovely card! Love the watercolor flowers, just beautiful!

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  7. Sometimes, Rachel, the only thing that can be said about a card is this: perfection!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Fabulous card! It was wonderful watching you working in the video! The card is more beautiful having watched you add all the details! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  9. I love it!! What a great stamp too! TFS

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  10. What a great tutorial video! Lovely card and thanks so much for showing how it was made.

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  11. Beautiful card Rachel! So soft. I love the stamp set as well. Thanks for that quick video. It sure helps to be able to see how the creative process works!

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  12. So pretty. I like how you added some detail back in with the waterbrush.

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  13. Not only are you a talented artist, you are a talented teacher. Your explanations are excellent- clear, concise, easy to follow. Thank you so much!

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  14. Wow! I just really love how beautiful this looks!

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  15. Holy moly, this is a beauty. So colorful and all around brilliant! Love the 1 minute videos by the way. They are genius as well.

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  16. I absolutely love your card. I think my absolute favorite!

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  17. Awwwwww I love your video! It´s nice to see how you made this card. Awesome work! :)

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  18. This is beautiful and thanks for the video!!

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  19. 60 seconds well worth it. Beautiful card. Those flowers are incredible.

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  20. So so beautiful!! Thanks for the video!
    (from experimentswithcardmakingetc.wordpress.com)

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  21. Gorgeous! Love how you did your flowers! :-)

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  22. You made it look so easy in the video. Very pretty.

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  23. I love the flower, it looks almost freehand!

    Sally ¦ wheelingalong stamps

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  24. You are seriously one of my favorite designers in the blogosphere. Your creations are always tailored, ethereal, and stunning. This is certainly no exception! Absolutely gorgeous!

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  25. Just beautiful AND it looked fairly easy. Thanks for doing a video showing how.

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  26. Such a beautiful creation. Love those flowers. Xx

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  27. Gorgeous watercolouring! Love this card.

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  28. Amazing! Thanks for the video, I learned something new.

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  29. AWESOME!!!! Love Love Love this card!!

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  30. Beautiful, Rachel! So love that stamp and it looks fabulous in watercolor ♥

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  31. What a beauty!! What a stunning card!

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  32. This is so pretty!! Love the awesome stamps and the great way you used them! :)

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  33. I love the colouring on this

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  34. This is a beautiful card! I love the flower stamp

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  35. So very pretty and I love that stamped quote!

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  36. Rachel, your card is absolutely gorgeous. It is perfect with that sentiment but the flowers are so great you could have used them to make the card very elegant if you wanted to. I really enjoyed the video, including the music. I watched with a smile on my face. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  37. These flowers are stunning!! Beautiful colors!

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  38. This is so soft and beautiful, Rachel...and the blue border is the perfect contrast!

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  39. wow... this is so pretty. Just love the arty look to it.

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  40. Your gorgeous watercolor technique is perfect for these lovely flowers!!! Beautiful work!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  41. Thank you for making the video, love how the flowers turned out!

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  42. Your card is gorgeous!! Wonderful video too! Thanks for sharing! ~Annie

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  43. So so pretty! Love how you blend your distress!

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  44. This is so lovely and those colors are just so rich and luscious!!! Gorgeously done!! Awesome video!!!

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  45. Beautiful! I love the watercolor look.

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  46. This is so pretty, Rachel! Love that you added a video too. :)

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