Lighthouse Inspiration

I was at one of my favourite all time spots on the weekend - Kootenay Lake! While out in the boat with my aunt and uncle we came across this cute little lighthouse:
Photo Credit: Diane Matlock
I decided to create my own watercolour scene with these Art Impressions products. I am linking up with the "Oh the Places You'll Go" challenge over at Heart2Heart. I wasn't sure that the sketch over at Fusion would work for me so I was just going with the beach inspiration, but once I paired the right papers I found the sketch came together for me as well. The sky doesn't really come through in this picture but I did keep it a light blue (a shade lighter than the water) so that it looked like a sunny summer sky to link up with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Paper - No Worries paper collection; Glacier cardstock (CTMH); Distressed Watercolour paper (Tim Holtz);
Stamps - WC Cliff, WC Lg Lighthouse (Art Impressions);
Markers - N65, N95, 126, 177, 451, 856, 969, 992 (Tombow).

Comments

  1. Gorgeous card Allison :-) I love how you used the lovely photo for your inspiration and the finished card is absolutely stunning! Fabulous watercoloring and I love the strip of burlap, a perfect finishing touch!

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Allie - this is amazing! Your watercolouring is great - I especially love how you did the cliffs. And that photo is of my favourite place on earth :o)

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  3. Beautiful card and great watercoloring, the selection of the No Worries paper with the burlap is fantastic add to your design. Thanks for sharing with us at H2H this week, and please check our other challenges in July...still time to create...you have all month to enter.

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  4. What a great soothing card. Love the burlap addition.Thanks for playing with us at H2H.

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  5. LOVE this and great inspiration

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  6. Beautiful card with a gorgeous scene and great job creating a fusion! Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion.

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  7. Lovely little scene. Thanks for playing along with the Heart 2 Heart Challenges.

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  8. So pretty! That lighthouse and the colours are simply stunning. Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H).

    Brandi R.
    DT member H2H
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  9. Wow on the watercolor effect! VERY nice!

    Thank you for joining us at H2H!

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