Wednesday, May 07, 2014

OCC, Day 1 & 2: Watercolor Backgrounds

Loving the watercolor class at Online Card Classes this month! I'm a little behind in sharing my finished cards, and here we are on Day 3, so I'll share what I have finished up to this point all right here in this one blog post so I can head over to class and get busy on my Day 3 homework. ;)

Card 1: Vibrant watercolor background using Distress Inks.
Picked raspberry; spiced marmalade; squeezed lemonade; peacock feathers. Stamps are by Paper Smooches, We Totally Click stamp set.

Card 2: Soft Watercolor Background with Embossing Resist.
Crayola watercolor set. Background stamp by Peachy Keen Stamps; sentiment die and stamp by Paper Smooches, Birthday Words dies and Sentiment Sampler stamps.

Card 3: Stenciled watercolor background.
Daler Rowney Simply Watercolor tube paints; primary blue and violet. Tim Holtz Burlap stencil. Butterfly stamp by Inkadinkadoo; sentiment by Verve Stamps, Sunny Days set; sentiment block by My Creative Time, 4x4 journaling + more stitched square die.

Thanks for checking them out. If you haven't taken an online card class before, I highly recommend OCC. The designers/teachers are great and the videos and samples are top notch!


  1. BEAUTIFUL job with your watercolor cards Shar!!!! :)

  2. Love them!!! I need to take this class too :)

  3. All three are FAB!!!! My fav is the first, love the bright colours!!!

  4. Shar ~ These are simply AMAZING ~ all of them but my FAVORITE has to be the bright and cheerful one ~ EEK!! LOVE it!

  5. Wow! What fun and how very pretty. I love the many techniques. Super job!
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Thanks for stopping by the studio. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments or email me directly. :) ♥ ~Shar


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