Thursday, May 24, 2018

25th Anniversary

Aloha, friends,

Talk about bated breath while waiting for this anniversary in particular, LOL. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, poisonous air, and our usual rocky health journeys... I woke up and thanked God for our day. I didn't want to celebrate until later in the evening because I felt nervous about this one.

If you enjoy watercolor and watching others paint, you may appreciate watching Maria Raczynska (click on her name) on YTube. I find her tutorials so soothing to watch and you can rewind them as you learn.


Watercolors: Kuratake Gansai Tambi 36 color set
Watercolor Paper Canson XL 140 lb Cold Press, 5" x 7"
Sketched out a Beach Scene
Cardstock: GKD White, Black, In the Navy
Stitched Oval Dies from Gina Marie
Adhesive foam tape; Scor Tape; Delicata Silver Ink (around the oval sentiment)

Inside is a poem I wrote with love and funnies from our lives together.  This is the first time I ever tried a watercolor scene like this. After 3 tries and 2 hours to finish, I could have ruined it more, but called it a day.





Mahalo for visiting!!!






9 comments:

  1. First of all congratulations on your anniversary. And the card you made is so very gorgeous. You are so talented. Bruce will love this card.

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  2. I love your card! What a terrific palm tree! Bruce will be especially touched that you made such a special effort on his card, both inside and out. You are a very special lady, and I’m sure he knows that. Btw, I do watch Maria’s painting! Have you seen Rick Surowicz? (Sp?) I really like his watercolor style, and his totorials are fantastic. His voice is also very soothing ;)

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  3. Happy Anniversary and I hope you have many, many more. This card is fantastic! The watercolor is beautiful! What a lovely scene!

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  4. Happy Anniversary! Beautiful card.

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  5. Beautiful card, Rosy, and happy Anniversary! Bill and I will be renewing our vows this weekend (our 30th!) Be blessed, you two!

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  6. Happy Anniversary to You ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Happy Anniversary to You ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸☼ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Happy Anniversary Rosy and Bruce, ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Happy Anniversary to You! Congratulations!! Your card is beautiful and he will love it.


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  7. So sweet. So perfect! Happy Anniversary!

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  8. Happy Anniversary! Your scene is fabulous. Hope things are settling down there

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  9. Congrats Rosy! Your piece is just beautiful. I love to paint but only acrylics and oils. I just do not have it in me to fiddle with watercolors. You really did it justice though!

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Your kind comments really encourage me! Mahalo nui loa!