I started my card by die-cutting a branch of leaves (from PTI's Turning a New Leaf dies) twice out of a panel of watercolor paper. Instead of inking up my stamps, I used my Zig markers to color them. It creates a light blotchy look, but that's okay because you are going back in and coloring the images directly on the paper as well and blending with a water brush. (Marika Rahtu gives an excellent tutorial here using a much more detailed version of this method.)
This card has a wonderful amount of dimension to it that is hard to capture in photos. The large leaves were stamped in the negative die-cut space and the other images in the floral spray are popped up at varying heights. It's almost like there is a real bouquet tucked inside the card, which I love.
Well, that's it for me today. Thanks so much for stopping by! I am having so much fun being challenged by the Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge boards. I sure hope that you'll give them a try and join us for Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #8!