When I colored this bird in watercolor pencils I didn't like it. So I tried to cover up the color with Prisma pencils. Didn't like that either so I added some Copics. After all that time coloring I felt obligated to go ahead and put it together somehow. This pretty blue ribbon helps give the overdone bird a little class. Sparkle added to the bird, flourish and holly with a Spica Clear glitter pen.
I like the finished product after all. Thanks for looking!
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 GMT Views: 420
Stamps: bird-Impression Obsession, flourish-Penny Black, greeting-Hero Arts
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Not Quite Navy, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, dp-Creative Imaginations
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress-Fired Brick and Broken China
Accessories: SU Ice Rhinestones, Nesties and Cuttlebug, Ornare Piercing template and piercing tool, Clear embossing powder, Ribbon? Dimensionals, Spica Clear Glitter Pen
Registered: August 1, 2006 Location: Southern Iowa Posts: 25239
Tue, Nov 18, 2008 @ 12:14 PM
I think your card is fabulous. Before reading your description, the first thought that I had was, I love how she colored the little birds. Now I know how to do it. :) I think the little blue rhinestone brads really make the card!!
Registered: September 12, 2007 Location: Wake Forest, NC Posts: 54997
Tue, Nov 18, 2008 @ 5:42 PM
Gorgeous everything on this one, girl! You sure went through a lot of trouble coloring, but what you ended up with is beautiful. Ooooh, that ribbon....from here, it looks like raw silk It's pefect with this image and those papers!
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