Monday, February 15, 2010

Crafty Secrets Color Challenge - Hello Little Birdie Card

Good morning and Welcome to another Crafty Secrets Challenge! Today our challenge was to use color on our images and to share with you how we did our coloring. I have a link list at the bottom of this post so you can visit each of the Crafty Secrets Designers. For my card I used the NEW Cupcake Party stamp set from Crafty Secrets. I think this is going to be one of my new favorite stamp sets! Here is the card I created. I used the bird, flourishes and the hello sentiment from the Cupcake Party stamp set. As part of my tutorial I will share with you how I created the beautiful crackle vintage bird.Step 1~Stamp the image with gold ink and emboss in gold.Step 2~ To add color to the bird image I used pastels and applied the color just using my finger. Easy peasy! I started with a light blue.Step 3~ Next I added pink.Step 4~ Add a dark blue.Step 5~ Cut out the image and edge it with a Gelly Roll Metallics Gold pen from Sakura. Step 6~ Add Crackle Accents from Ranger over the entire image and set aside to dry.Here is what the Crackle Accents looks like after it is dry.Step 7~ Apply Chestnut Roan ink directly to the image and wipe off excess with a kleenex. By applying the ink directly to the image it will fill in the little cracks to show off the crackle.Step 8~ To create the oval die cut I used the Wizard™ and Labels Ten S5-022 die templates from Spellbinder™. I misted the label with Crushed Shells Glimmer Mist and for the flowers I used Iridescent Gold Glimmer Mist from Tattered Angels.Step 9~ For the base of the card I used a piece of cardstock from the Classic Paper Pad from Crafty Secrets and I stamped the flourish image on top.Step 10~ The last step I used for adding color was to ink the edges of the card base with vintage photo ink.Here is a close-up of the bird with the flowers. For the background I used the Labels Ten S5-022 die cut and the Fancy Tags S4-235 were added behind the oval. I used a twig punch and added some Flower Soft and I also added pearls to the center of the flowers.The tag was stamped and embossed in gold. I added foam tape to the back and light blue sheer ribbon to attach it to the card and some pearls to the corners.Here is another look at the finished card.

Supplies~ Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage~Classic Paper Pad, Cupcake Party Stamp Set (bird, flourish, hello sentiment)
Paper~The Paper Company-White, Royal Langnickel-Gold Engraving Art Foil (black/gold)
Ink~ClearSnap-Gold Pigment Ink, Chestnut Roan Chalk Ink, Tsukineko-Memento Lilac Posies, Ranger-Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Other~Spellbinders-Wizard™, Labels Ten S5-022, Fancy Tags S4-235, Prima-Flowers, Tattered Angels-Iridescent Gold, Crushed Shell Glimmer Mist, The Stencil Collection-Pastels, Ranger-Crackle Accents, Gold Embossing Powder, Queen & Co. -Pearls, Flower Soft-Glue, Nut Brown, Shamrock Green, Christmas Green, Martha Stewart-Twig Punch, Sakura-Gelly Roll Metallics Gold, Beacon Adhesives-Fabri-Tac, Scotch-Foam Tape, From My Stash-Light Blue Sheer Ribbon

Don't forget to stop by each of the Crafty Secrets Designers and see what they created for the color challenge! I know I can't wait to see!!


Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you have a Wonderful Day!!

Hugs & Smiles,
Heidi

24 comments:

  1. Color, color ,color - it makes all the difference doesn't it? What you've chosen is lucious! Thank you for all the details I need the help. Happy Day, Kathleen

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  2. BEAUTYFULLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    anneke

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  3. I love it very beautiful love the crackled bird

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  4. This is gorgeous, Heidi! Love the crackled bird, beautiful embellishments...just perfect

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  5. Heidi,
    Your card is gorgeous and the crackled bird is awesome. You always have the BEST instructions and I appreciate that :)

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  6. Lovely card....and a great tutorial. Thanks.

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  7. Your card is adorable, Heidi. I have this crackle medium and have never tried using it. Ugh! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  8. Oh wow! What a neat coloring technique!

    Simply beautiful!

    :-)

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  9. Oh my! That bird is to die for. Love the coloring and the gold emobssing. TFS!

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  10. Wow I really like the creackel finish on the bird !! Very Cool :)

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  11. STUNNING!! Thanks so much for the helpful hints! You always inspire me!!

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  12. This card is amazing Heidi! I love it! Thanks for sharing how you did it. Got some really great inspiration from your tutorial. Hugs Lori Reinholz

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  13. wowwwwww !!!!
    amazing ! beautiful ! gorgeous !!!!
    j'adore !!!!
    tha,k you for your mail !

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  14. Your bird is gorgeous Heidi!

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  15. Heidi this is beautiful! I LOVE that bird, thanks for showing us how you created it. I tried the crackle technique for the first time last year but used the heat embossing method. Looks like the crackle medium you used works just as well and is much easier. Thanks for the inspirations!

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  16. Heidi, what an absolutely gorgeous card. I just love everything about it. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  17. Beautiful card, thanks for showing how you made it. Take care, ~Diane

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  18. Heidi, your card is Gorgeous!
    Thank you for sharing and for the inspiration. It reminds me to use some of my "forgotten" products,like the chalks and the crackle!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  19. I love the colors and design, very pretty and creative

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