Monday, January 23, 2017

VIDEO: Hello Beautiful! Rainbow Watercolor with Kelly

Hello Crafters! How was your weekend?

It was sixty degrees in January for two days straight. I feel like I won the lottery. It is going to go back to the lovely frigid snowy Ohio I know, but man what a great weekend!

Speaking of cold weather, this time of year I seem to struggle with my mojo pretty regularly. Anyone else have this problem? I don't know what it is, but January and February just sap my creativity. I can't live without my favorite hobby though, so I've come up with a few tips to help myself out.

First things first - use things you love. I make a little mental check list and then get to work. My go tos are one layer, brightly colored, floral cards. I like to try new techniques to mix it up some too. It usually takes me a bit longer to create something I love when it's different but it's almost always worth it.

For today's card I wanted a really bright loose watercolor background. Something fun and relaxing, no stress. :) You can see how I approached my stress free florals in the video below.

Watch above or watch in HD at YouTube

I really love how easy this was to create. It didn't take a ton of time or planning, and I still ended up with a card I love. Isn't it nice when it works out like that?

hat are some of your favorite ways to break out of a slump? Let's help each other out huh?

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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16 comments:

  1. GOrgeous card. I love that Kelly used both the dahlias and the ranunculous stamps to create that beautiful flowered band.

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  2. Thanks for sharing how to get out of a slump because it does happen to all of us! Great card and it's also very helpful to see how you correct mistakes because that also happens to all of us!

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  3. You are WAY to hard on yourself. All your work is beautiful and I learn something new every time. You are the best. FYI I think you have allergies.

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  4. What a great way to get back your mojo....this is a beautiful card! Have a lovely day. Cheers Donna Z :)

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  5. Holy cow, Kelly. That is just. Wow.

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  6. Beautiful card, totally love all those wonderful bright colours. If I have no mojo I colour in or make blended backgrounds, take the pressure off. Also looking at what others are doing always helps ideas get moving. Thats my way .

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  7. Such a beautiful card Kelly and your water colouring looks amazing!
    When I get into a slump, I just watch some of YOUR past videos. Works every time! TFS them!

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  8. Love the colour "explosion", Kelly! Love the cheerful feel of this card.

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  9. Kelly, I love this and the colors.

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  10. Lovely card and great tips and techniques! Thank you!

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  11. Beautiful card! That background is gorgeous. I always love your videos and ideas (what to do and not to do). I like to look at other people's work to get ideas to help me with card making. Thanks for sharing!!

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  12. Hi Kelly, this is a beautiful card and you did an excellent job coloring the image with your copics, I enjoy watching your videos too! Blessings! 😊🐑

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