Around the World on Wednesday All Things Crafty | Favourite Colouring Tools

Hello everyone and welcome to another Around the World on Wednesday blog hop!

Today we are focusing on our favourite colouring tools and for me that is a toss up between sponging and water colouring so I decided to do both on the one card! And this is what I ended up with. 


I love these poppies and I don't think it matter at all that they are a different colour to real flowers - that's the fun of colouring and creating with stamps. This is a case from one of the artisan design team members. 

Here I have used highland heather and gorgeous grape. I used an aqua painter to paint the background to have a water colour washed look. I then embossed it using the Subtle embossing folder. I then stamped and die cut the poppies adding colour with my sponge daubers. They turned out a little darker than I was originally hoping for but I quite like them this way too!

The sentiment is from the Country Home stamp set which I have stamped in gorgeous grape then die cut using the stitched so sweetly dies. 

A little scattering of bling and some die cut leaves and my card is complete!

Make sure you click through to see all the other amazing creations from all over the world. Next up is Danielle Kassing

Melissa Gifford - AU - YOU ARE HERE

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  1. Love this card Melissa! The highland heather makes the card pop x

  2. Great colouring techniques Melissa .... love the purples in the poppies! xxx

  3. I like the watercolour wash with the lovely purple poppies x

  4. Beautiful wash of color and poppies too!

  5. What a wonderful card to highlight this gorgeous color!

  6. So pretty! If purple poppies aren't a thing, then they definitely SHOULD be! Love it!

  7. This is a beautiful card! One of my favorite techniques.

    1. I love how it always turns out slightly different each time - and there are no mistakes!

  8. Very pretty card! I love your layout and the purple!

  9. Your card design is so soft and pretty. Wonderful combination of these two techniques.

  10. Love your watercoloring, Melissa! The color palette is gorgeous. Thanks so much for hopping Around the World on Wednesday with us! xx