Watercolor Roses Cards

Just a little something I am working on... #watercolor #roses #watercolorroses #prima #primawatercolors

This past week I decided to play around with these new watercolors I had just received. I ended up making a page of roses. I had never made roses like this before and they are a lot of fun to create!

Made three cards with that one page I watercolors! #watercolorroses #watercolor #roses #card #cards #distressink

After the page was dry I got the idea to use the paper to make a few cards. I am always needing cards so I was thrilled when I was able to cut out enough for three cards!

I cut the paper out and on this card I just used two distress inks on the edges.

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On this card, I used my scissors to rough up the edges a bit before I added the distress ink.

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Then on this card, I also added some Jane Davenport Glitz Markers to the edge and added some dots to the paper as well.

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So far I already have plans for two of these cards and it will be nice to have the extra card in case I need one in a hurry!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Do you make cards or watercolor? Leave me a link to your latest project and I will come by for a visit!

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Linked up at: Cropstop – May Link Party – #39

Below are the supplies I used for these cards:

36 comments

  1. Babychaser says:

    I really LOVE these! What a great idea to paint up a whole page and then cut it up to put on cards. So far I’ve just been illustrating and painting whole card fronts. And I like those roses. It’s amazing how so many iconic things can take on so many different looks! 🙂

    Thanks for sharing these! I’ll have to try some of it!

    Blessings,
    Babychaser

    • Dani says:

      I hate to waste things so after I made the first card I played with the paper until I realized I could make 2 more cards. I am thinking about doing this again when I need some cards!

  2. diy180 says:

    Thank you for sharing this love tutorial. You are one of this Sunday’s features at Dishing it and Digging it link party. Thank you for joining in.

  3. Julie says:

    So pretty, I love how you put every bit of the page to good use. It’s always nice to have a few cards to hand for emergency situations. Thank you so much for stopping by the sharing this with us at Handmade Monday

    • Dani says:

      I always am in a need of a card and I never have enough time to make one! Having cards ready to go is going to help me so much! 🙂

    • Dani says:

      Thank you so much for stopping by! I have only recently started using watercolors and I love them. I love finding simple designs that I can learn from as well. 🙂

  4. Esther says:

    For never making roses before you sure did an amazing job! I love how you created 3 cards from that one sheet! So pretty!

    I’d like to invite you to link up to the Cropstop blog where it’s always “Anything Goes” as long as you use a product or two from one of the companies they carry in the store. (You did!)
    You can check out the current link party here: http://cropstop.blogspot.com/2018/05/may-link-party-39.html

  5. Ellie says:

    The roses are gorgeous and you made such beautiful cards with them! Thank you so much for sharing this week at my papercrafters linky party!

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