Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Bird house


Here is my card for this week at Heartfelt Creations!
I'm just loving this new collection Birds and Blooms.

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I had great fun colouring this image !
I am still frightened of colouring but I have learnt to relax with it now.
Just playing with pens and inks really helped.

Here is what I used to make the card:
459222 Blossom Tool set
HCPC-3648 Home Sweet home Cling stamp
HCD 756 Birds and blooms die set
HCD 757 Leafy Branch Die set
HCPC 3644 Birds and Blooms Cling Set
HCPC 3645 Leafy Branch Cling Set
247027 Fantastix Blending tool

Other Products Used : Promarkers Ivory, cornflower, Powder blue.
Victorian Velvet and Peeled Paint Distress inks. Brown ink, 
Gems, Blending solution, glue, 3D foam pads, white cardstock, 
Die cutting machine, Spellbinders A2 Filigree Delight Die

Die cut the frame die and the oval die together. Using the white card stock 
cut a tent fold card 4 3/8" x 5 5/8". Place the frame over the card and 
then stamp your image in the oval centre. This ensures the image is in
teh correct place on your card. Colour the image and adhere the frame
to the card. Stamp the Leaf, the birds, and the flowers with
brown ink. Colour the birds with alcohol pens and colour the leaves with the 
peeled paint ink using the blending solution and tool. Shape the flowers and
leaves and adhere gems in the centre of the flowers. Adhere the flowers, leaves
and birds to the card and your project is complete.

Happy Crafting !

16 comments:

  1. Hi Lizzie
    Stunning card.... Watched Create and Craft yesterday....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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    1. Aww thanks Sylive! Yes I watched too, Nikki is a great friend, I like to see what demos she does! Hugs xxxx

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  2. I can't believe you struggle with anything Liz, your cards are always beautiful. Love today's design, those flowers are fab. Pat x

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    1. Pat, your too kind! Colouring really is the thing I find hardest. I have learnt a technique and stick to it now! Browns I can do but only in Promarkers! Lol! I'm setting myself a goal to branch out this year into other colours and pens.......... I made blue roses the other day!! Lol!

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  3. Lizzie, this is so gorgeous! I love the way you use white, and wish I was better at it. Every detail is absolute perfection!

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  4. Such a pretty card Liz! Your coloring is beautiful!

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  5. Liz, this is gorgeous! No worries for you about the coloring...you always do a beautiful job!
    Hugs,
    Tracey

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  6. Liz, this is gorgeous, it took me a bit to get to the colouring too, but it will come, you have it in you as you do such beautiful work.

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  7. Gorgeous Liz!! Love your pink flowers!

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  8. Liz, this card is stunning! I think your coloring is fabulous... I feel the same way but must admit, I am enjoying the practicing. Hugs, xx

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  9. Beautiful card Liz, you always make the most elegant cards! Hugs, M

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  10. Simly adorable and fabulous card, Liz!! Love your colouring and these new stamp & dies! The design with this amazing frame is so lovely and sweet!!! Great work!

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  11. Dear Liz, Your projects are always adorable and elegant. Love the softness of the colors you are using. TFS
    Hugs

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  12. So adorable and such a beautiful design Liz! Blessings! Kathy

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