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Old 09-29-2020, 07:56 AM   #1  
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Date: Sept 30, 2020
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Challenge name: Watercolor Background on Embossed Paper


Oh my! Can you believe it will be October tomorrow? It's my honor to Guest Host the Water Color Wednesday challenge today. And while it may sound a lot like emboss resist, this technique isn't that technique at all. This involves watercoloring a DRY embossed background. And I can't recall ever doing that so it was new to me. It's also very easy for everyone to do. So pull out your favorite embossing folders & your favorite watercolors. I used Peerless Watercolors but any will do. Fair warning: it's hard to do just one!

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Old 09-29-2020, 07:22 PM   #2  
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Thank you very much Julie for being our Special Guest for our 5th week spot. It is so nice to have you here and I think most will be surprised.



Thanks for the fun challenge. Here is my card


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Julie, Thanks a bunch for being our guest host this week. 

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Great to see you hosting, Julie. I hope I find some time this week to hop in as this looks like so much fun. 
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This was fun Julie....thanks for the challenge.

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The hardest part of this was choosing an embossing folder . . . weel and then figuring out how to turn it into a card when it was dry . . I never seem to have a plan when I start . . .lol

Here's mine: Caught in Seaweed
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Thanks for Guest Designing with us Julie!  A lovely technique to jazz up our projects!

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This was great Julie!   I had fun making my Halloween background
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Here is my card. Thanks for the Challenge.

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Yes this is fun and addictive:

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I did things a little differently, starting with a watercolor panel from my stash.  It looks way better than it did.  Thanks, Julie.  https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/g...&ppuser=419683 by Lori "Artzadoni"
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what a beautiful challenge. Old Wallpaper
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Absolutely perfect challenge for this week as it gave me an idea for a background piece!
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I love this challenge- and made more than one.  My first card is a 'tight' version where the watercolors were added but in a contained area


and the 2nd looser addition of the paints


Thanks for another really fun challenge!

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I love this challenge- and made more than one.  My first card is a 'tight' version where the watercolors were added but in a contained area


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I love this challenge- and made more than one.  My first card is a 'tight' version where the watercolors were added but in a contained area


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Great technique, I've loved to play!!
here are 2 cards:


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Here's my card: friend.

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So fun! Thanks for the challenge, Julie!
I tried three times. I love the idea, will have to try again.
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#2 card.  Using oxide inks as a background.  YELLOW
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A SUPER TECHNIQUE Julie! THANK YOU for hosting this week,
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Fun challenge!

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Great challenge, I made several and liked this one the best.


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I made another one for my Mini Journal.

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So, I thought this would be so easy. ( and it was... and I still found things I would do differently next time around I think) I did use large brushes as shown in the video and I think I would pick a different texture next go around. Thanks for this push Julie, here is one from me.
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This was fun, so I did a few!  








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I am glad I gave this a try.  I was really timid to try watercoloring but it is
much more forgiving than I thought it would be. 
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I had one more try. It really is a fun technique. Looking forward to trying 
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HERE is mine - only a little shows but it is there.  
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Finally decided to add this card even though this was two weeks or so ago.  
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