Faux Watercolor Blossoms

Hello! Once again I’m here posting a new little project. I feel inspired this week! This time I have a frame that was created to fit this week’s Flourishes and Our Daily Bread challenges.

I wanted to stamp and color on vellum (with Spectrum Noir markers), and the result was an image with watercolor effect. This is great! So I layered it over a beige paper and framed it with Spellbinders Timeless Rectangles.

The images and sentiment are from Flourishes Cherry Blossom stamp set. This time I colored them in red, because this stamp in particular looks more like a rose, I thought it could work… 

This is a lovely vintage detail to keep on one’s desk as a reminder or simply as an inspiration piece. Let me know what you think of it.

Love sentiment
Ornate Frame
Verse, Vellum
Embossed sentiment

Our Daily Bread Blog
A Touch of Red
Cuttlebug Mania
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge Blog

Inspiration Challenge 
The Pink Elephant Blog

Note: If you want to try this, make sure you blend the colors well with the lightest shade marker to get even better results on the faux watercolor effect.


Posted by

Crafty wife and mom / Illustrator &. Stamp Designer / Lover of all things paper / Watercolors enthusiast / Deco Foil addict. Find out more about my creative world at www.gracielliedesign.com

20 thoughts on “Faux Watercolor Blossoms

  1. How stunning Graciellie! Love the bold red w/the embossed gold verse! Your coloring on vellum does look like watercolor! Quite beautiful! Thanks for creating with us this week at ODBD!


  2. OMGosh, this is beautiful! I love the soft look of the vellum and the embossed sentiment looks fantastic. Thanks so much for playing along in this week's Timeless Tuesday Challenge!


  3. Oh, Graciellie, your card is absolutely stunning! I LOVE the rich, red die and the ribbon that really highlight your beautiful flowers! And I especially love the Scripture verse! Your LOVE recipe is perfect! I'm so glad you've joined us again this week for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge! Hugs, precious friend!


  4. WOW this is stunning too. Sadly because your cards were posted before the challenge on MAWTT began (Feb 6th) we cant enter them into the Top 3 Draw. Thanks for sharing them though, Hazel x


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s