Watercolored Hibiscus Bouquet birthday card by Debby Hughes. Find out more by clicking on the following link: http://altenewblog.com/2017/01/02/watercolored-hibiscus-bouquet/

Hello it’s Debby here. Before I take a look at today’s card I wanted to wish you all a happy and creative 2017!

There’s a new Altenew release around the corner, but have you had chance to check out the Hibiscus Bouquet and floral ink bundle yet? This is a special bundle with a yet to be released Hibiscus Bouquet stamp set. What a great opportunity to pick up this set early.

Hibiscus Bouquet

Hibiscus Bouquet with floral ink bundle

The set comes with both line and filler images, however, for this card I used only the line images. On watercolor card I stamped two of the larger blooms and one bud in Blush ink. Having got the bigger images in place I then dotted leaves around which I stamped with Frayed Leaf ink.

Watercolored Hibiscus Bouquet birthday card by Debby Hughes. Find out more by clicking on the following link: http://altenewblog.com/2017/01/02/watercolored-hibiscus-bouquet/

These light inks gave me an outline to watercolor and yet blend in beautifully with the painting to give a final soft no-line look. I finished the flowers with colored pencil details, glitter pen and white gel pen accents.

I’m always trying to fill my stash of birthday cards as these are the ones I send most of. So I picked a sentiment from the Floral Frame set and stamped it in black ink. I mounted the finished panel to kraft card and sprinkled with sequins to finish.

Thanks for joining me today and I’ll see you next time :D