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Oceanfront Views, yes please!

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining  the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration showcasing our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours in alphabetical order.

Week 14 – Coastal Cabana

Tonight’s card was created in a hurry as I had little time this week to be too creative. Covid got me good and I spent 6 days in hospital, so I was left time poor. Anyway, I’m slowly recovering and this scene is inspired by somewhere I would like to be right now, relaxing and recovering by a lake with stunning views across the water to the mountains!

Watercolour Oceanfront Landscape by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

I started with a piece of Thick Whisper White card and stamped the water image multiple times using Coastal Cabana ink and the Oceanfront stamp set. The mountains are stamped with an image from the Paradise Palms stamp set in Orchid Oasis ink. Using the large Water Painter brush, I gently added the Crumb Cake section between the water and the mountains. I also used the tips of the pine trees from the Peaceful Deer stamp set along the waters edge. The birds in the soft Tahitian Tide sky were also stamped in Crumb Cake ink.

Watercolour Oceanfront Landscape by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The sand and rocks at the bottom of the card are stamped in Crumb Cake and Soft Suede inks and then very gently blended with the large Water painter brush. The grasses are Mossy Meadow ink and some Faux Sea Glass Shapes added. This panel was adhered to a Coastal Cabana card base.

The inside white panel has some rocks, sand and grasses added along the bottom.

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10 thoughts on “Oceanfront Views, yes please!”

  1. Sorry to hear you have been sick Kate. I hope you are recovering well. Your card is lovely. Sitting beside the water is my favourite thing to do and your card really evokes the same feelings.

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  2. Oh Kate, I’m so sorry you have had a rugged time but glad you are on the mend. Your card is stunning. I love the peaceful scene and you havre been so creative in using a range of stamps and your own watercolouring. Amazing. Xxx

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  3. I love your card Kate, I just can’t make these kinds of cards work and yours is just beautiful and peaceful! I hope you are feeling better, this stupid thing really is not great and you got hit bad. Sending you much love and gentle hugs xx

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  4. So glad you are on the mend after a dreadful week, Kate, and I take my hat of to you that you’ve managed to created such a gorgeous, relaxing scene on your beautiful card.

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