fredag 10. februar 2017


Valentine's day is coming up next week. We don't really have a tradition for celebrating this day in Norway, at least not in the American fashion. Anyway, I was inspired to make a card for my best friend to make her feel special. She is currently living in the U.S., so I hope she's not already sick of hearts and romance (haha).

This image is a stamp called Tweetheart from Art Impressions. I used ink in a neutral colour to stamp the bird and drew up the lines with white colour pencil.

Colour pencils on kraft paper give a really nice effect. I have the 132 set of Prismacolor pencils so I used lots of different shades of blue. It took quite some time to complete, as colour pencil drawings always do.

In the end I chose a sentiment from a different set. I wanted something subtle, not to steal too much attention from the bird. I stamped the sentiment in Versamark ink and embossed with white powder from Hero Arts.

Stamps: Tweetheart - Art Impressions, Always Cherry Blossoms - The Ton

I have submitted this card to the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Young at Heart
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Cute
Papirplaneten: Utfordring #14 - Kjærlighet
Scrap From Your Heart: Valentine/ morsdag
Kreativ Scrapping: Utfordring #2 - Glede
Hjerteboden: Februar - Kjærlighet
Stamping Sensations: February - Animal Magic

Happy Valentine's day!
Lillian :)

10 kommentarer:

  1. Totally adorable bluebird, Lillian! It looks great with colored pencils, and it is such a sweet image! I like the way you outlined the bird to make it stand out! Thanks for sharing the love with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! Maura xoxo

    1. Thank you very much! That's so nice to hear :)

  2. Adorable card. Wonderful colouring. Thanks for joining in Simon Says Stamp Cute Challenge. Gayatri xx

  3. Å for et nydelig kort. <3 Herlig motiv og virkelig flott fargelegging.
    Og prismacolor på kraft gir så herlig effekt.
    Tusen takk for at du deltar hos Scrap from your heart.

    Klem DT Line

  4. Skikkelig gossin fugl. Flott med no' annet. Fint farvelagt. Takk for at du deltar i Hjerteboden sin utfordring denne mnd. Klem DT-Gunn

  5. Such a sweet card, and an adorable image. Thanks for joining Stamping sensations. Good Luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x