Sometimes the creating process takes off on it's own. I was die cutting the flowers, and it happened that the washi tape I was using to hold down the dies in position was the green grid one. And "Voila!" thought that would go so well with the flowers.
For the background, I mixed in some distress inks into the embossing paste and used a leaf stencil.
I first water-coloured the flowers with Distress Inks, but then thought it was a bit pale. Here's the before photo...
So I added highlights with Prismacolor pencils. And black enamel accents to the centres.
My entry to ...
... CAS(e) This Sketch #363. I rotated the sketch so the stripe was on the left.
... AAA Birthday : Flowers
... The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge
... The Flower Challenge : Anything Goes