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El, both ways look great but I agree with Sheri's assessment that maybe there is too much white on the sentiment and that's what you're unsure of. You could also try a smaller punch and leave it white to see if that is more to your liking.

Sheri, your recipe card is so soft and pretty!

Trudi, really cute card and such a fun stamp(s).

Marilyn, what a sweet little image! Love the little fairy baby!
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Barry, such a great challenge with a card to match!
Love everyone's creations so far!!!
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Barry, this one will be a challenge for me. I have a hard time with watercolors... always overwork them and end out with a muddy mess. But... the cards people have posted inspire me to try.

Terrie- the purple with a touch of green really is a perfect backdrop for your butterfly.
Sheri, you did a great job of keeping your background clean and bright!
Ellie, I agree with other commenters, your stamping and watercoloring is excellent. The white cardstock is just a bit stark. I do like the round shaped sentiment in that spot.

Trudi, your card looks like a party! Is the cute little martini a charm? Love it!

Marilyn, you did a great job with that precious little image. And the sheen on the wings is perfect. Like Ellie, I need to check out those Twinkling H2O's.
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Had a lot of fun with this one, too. Took me a while to find my little water paint tray (I bought it years and years ago at a back to school sale). I let the paint behind be the color for everything.
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Golda - I love how you placed the flower images on your background!

Kathy - yes, the silver martini glass is a metal sticker charm. I bought them to use for Samantha's 21st birthday invites but they "disappeared" before we could use them.
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Love the challenge and your card Barry!

Everyone's cards are all great! Thanks for sharing your tutorial Ellie...I will try that one day soon!

I had two attempts at this that ended up in the trash. I kept ending up with a muddy mess. On the third attempt I changed what colors I was using and liked the results I got. My card design / layout is totally copied from several cards I have seen and pinned on Pinterest. Glad I finally got the opportunity to try making one myself. Thanks for the challenge Barry!

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Nice job everyone!
Golda, I like the colors you chose and how you placed the flower images over the splashes of watercolor. Very abstract and lovely
Susie, glad to have you participate! I love your vibrant and beautiful background on the crispness of the white and just a touch of the black with the birds. Lovely card and I am totally going to scraplift this idea!

Thank you for all for playing along! Keep up the good work.
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Great color combo, Golda, and that stamp looks great with your background.

Susan, that is just gorgeous!! You did a fantastic job with your watercolors and the whole design of the card is wonderful
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Susan, that is gorgeous! I love the white tree in front of the colorful sky, too.
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Susie - I love the sunset you created!
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