Friday, March 18, 2016

Gift of Nature

Hello All,

For today I am playing along with Addicted to CAS, Retro Sketches, and Colour Q. All these challenges have inspired me to create this card.. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

Another one layer card. Heat embossed leaf scene
then added different shades of green using watercolor.
I wanted to take a different look at the word 'gift'.
Using the gift of nature seemed appropriate. 
Detail showing the emboss resist and watercolor.
Challenges Entered:
Colour Q: cQc #333
Retro Sketches: rs#206
Addicted to CAS: Challenge #83- Gift

     

I think this time of year in the Northern Hemisphere I think we all amazed at the wonder of life. Leaves are budding on the trees again, birds are singing again, and the sun is out thawing us all off. I think that is why I really enjoy living in a part of the world with four seasons. Without any one season I think you have a less time appreciating the one you are about to embark. For me, Spring is on the way.. And for that hooray!!

Thank you so much for helping me with my blog anxiety.. I guess everything is good from the outside looking in!! Also, I want to thank you so much for stopping by. Your visits and comments do inspire me to live a creative life! Take care all... See you sooner then later!

All the Best,
Shawna

13 comments:

Lisa Young said...

Very pretty!! Nice watercoloring!!

Mac Mable said...

Clever take on the gift challenge. Love the embossing and shades of green. A gorgeous card and thank you for sharing x

Susan said...

Very pretty...great way to combine the challenges! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

Petra Swart said...

Another wonderful creation, Shawna!!!! Love the very subtle watercolouring behind the beautifully painted leaves!!! Oh, this is soooooooo beautiful - I can't stop staring at it!!!! Perfect in every way!!!! A winner!!!
Have a wonderful day!!!
Hugz

Deepti said...

Ah! This is so pretty :) those leaves look so real, thank you for sharing with ATCAS!

Marianne said...

Congrats on winning at ATCAS. So well-deserved. Your card is gorgeous!

Sylvia said...

Another beautiful card, Shawna, I feel this one really makes the colors pop! Thanks for playing with us again this week at the colourQ.

Barb Ghig said...

Beautiful watercoloring, and gorgeous card, Shawna! Congrats on your well deserved win at Addicted to CAS!

Monika Reeck said...

you said emboss resist?
are you kidding
this you must painted it
it is so real so adorable and I miss your visit me to I have so less time sweety
my hubby was surgery on his nose (stay some days in hospital)
alone at home with two son you know much to do right
and I see you are the winner at ATCAS woohooooo
congrats sweety I am proud of you (proud being your friend too)
I love your card
and I miss my sweet friend visit
look at this Shawna
I am featured designer at CASology
wish you like to visit that blog too
http://creativewithmonika.blogspot.de/2016/03/featured-designer-at-casology-week-2.html
Hugs and kisses
Monika

Fran Gibson said...

What leaf stamp did you use on your awesome card, please?

Darnell J Knauss said...

Eep! This is so gorgeous, Shawna! Congratulations on the well-deserved win from ATCAS!! I had to come over for a closer look and tell you how much I love it!! Hugs, Darnell

Lisa said...

I love those cascading leaves, the is so pretty! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

baileyrosy.com said...

Congratulations on your win at ATCAS with this beautiful card, I simply adore this beauty such an elegant card and deserves to be framed.

Marie

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