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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Special Things

This is a really cute card that I have made with one of my new 'impulse buy' Lili of the Valley stamps.

I actually bought quite a few Lili of the Valley stamps at the Alexandra Palace show back in September, and believe it or not, I have only just got around to using this one. Can't believe I left it so long.

Anyway, I digress...

I decided I liked the idea of stamping onto brown wrapping paper and then colouring with my Derwent pencils as I really love the vibrancy of the colours that results.

The sentiment stamp is by Hero Arts and was a present from my good friend Sarn, many... many moons ago. I decided to keep the card CAS so that the main focus would be the fabulous colours of the image and the really cute image itself. So I added nothing else other than the two ribbons that run along the bottom of the card.

Here is a close up of the image so that you can see the different colours I have used to create light and shadow. I haven't blended any of these colours as the wrapping paper soaks the Sansodor up too quickly and leaves a mark so I scrapped that idea straight away.

Hope you like my card and thanks for stopping by on this beautiful Sunday morning.

Hugs x

3 comments:

Sande said...

Awww, Fae, this is soooo adorable!! Love love your coloring and all this simplyness.

Hugs, Sande xx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

WOW - that is stunning Fae. I really love how the image pops out of the paper. Great result with the pencils. xxx

myob training said...

Great images,It look so colorful and innovative.There are so many different things are use to make this images.Pencil color and water color really shining on this paper craft.