Thinking of you

Hi Everyone! Miss Amy has a dear friend who is in need of some "Thinking of you cards", for a dear friend who is fighting cancer so I thought a nice soft cheerful one was in order! It's going in the mail today.

 
I laid a Hero Arts - Basic Grey stencil called Floral Vines over my watercolor paper and just filled in the stencil with different colors and let dry. After that was done I went back and added darker watercolor for the centers for a more dimensional flower and then I added tiny dots in the center of the flowers. I love this fun stencil! The butterflies are from Prima, and the little leaf is cut from a Maggie Holmes Rose die and then water-colored.
 
I'm entering this card in the Hero Arts Nature Challenge
 
 
Have a wonderful day! Char

30 comments:

Geri said...

Oh, how lovely, Char…this is SURE to cheer her up!!! Love the bold, yet soft watercoloring you did with the stencil! Such a pretty look!

Maria said...

Absolutely beautiful Char with the gorgeous butterflies and flowers! I'm sure this lovely card will be appreciated! And, the look of your new blog is awesome! Hope you are doing well, hugs!:-)

Darnell J Knauss said...

You've made the cheeriest cheer-up card, Char! I can just picture that sitting nearby to be a constant sign of spring and hope!! Hugs, Darnell

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty colors and the design!! The butterflies are gorgeous!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Greta said...

Cheery is right--& gorgeous! Love this, Char!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

How you doing! It is good to see your lovely work again!

KayM said...

That is just really pretty Char!! The background is so beautiful and I love the butterflies!

MaryH said...

Charlene, this IS a very fresh & cheerful look on your pretty card. Just the thing to brighten someone's day when it perhaps hasn't been going so well. Your colors are bright, yet still so soft. It's just lovely. Hope you're doing ok too. TFS

Jill Norwood said...

Char this is gorgeous!! I love these bright colors! So happy and cheerful! Hugs!

Annette Allen said...

sorry to hear your friend is fighting cancer.. this card is for sure to bring a smile..

love your new blog

Lisa said...

Those flowers in the background are beautiful Char! This is a perfect thinking of you/pick me up card!!

Irish Cherokee said...

Excellent Char. Colorful and it shows you had fun with this card. - Jim

Sue Lelli said...

GORGEOUS watercolors and I LOVE the Prima butterflies! This is one cheerful and Beautiful card, Char!

Tracey said...

Water colouring is my favorite......love your pretty card Char. This is sure to cheer her Up :)

Stella said...

Lovely; this will certainly brighten her day!

Ros Crawford said...

This is beautiful Char ... I'm sure your friend will be cheered by this

~amy~ said...

GASP!
Char, she is going to LOVE this....absolutely gorgeous! Thank you soooo much♡

Julia Aston said...

Lovely layering on this Char - and a beautiful cheerful background!

Leigh Penner said...

First of all, I love the new look of your blog! It's so pretty!
And your card is delightful, too!

alexandra s.m. said...

It's a gorgeous card Char!
No doubt it will have lifted her spirit!

Mona Pendleton said...

So very pretty Charlene! Those butterflies look gorgeous!

Linda Breedlove said...

Beautiful, bright and Springy,,, Char!!! A fabulous card!

Leslie Webster said...

Very pretty, will bring some cheer I am sure. Good Luck on the contest.

Audrey Pettit said...

LOVE what you did with that stencil, Char! And the butterflies are so pretty, too! Loving all the watercolor-y goodness on here!

Ira Huberts said...

That is one gorgeous background Char! Love how you used so many different happy colours here. You're very thoughtful and your sweet gesture will be so appreciated! Hugs, Ira
Ira’s Crea Corner

~Tammy~ said...

Char this is stunning and it will brighten up their day! I just love your design and colors!

Deepti said...

You are such a fabulous artist. I am in love with this design :)

Benzi said...

What a delightful card, Char, and it is sure to cheer the recipient. I love it bunches.

Danielle Flanders said...

I love this!! Makes me want to get crafty right now!

Manuela said...

what a happy card, super!