Saturday, 23 January 2016

Hearts

The theme this week on
"Hearts"

I thought I'd go with one of Tim Holtz's Crazy Birds along with "My Heart" from Stampotique.


First of all, I stamped him onto scrap paper and cut around it to use as a mask.  Next I stamped him onto the ATC.  I then gently blended Distress Ink 'worn lipstick' around the edges.  With the mask in place, I stamped "My Heart" stamping off twice for a pale background.  The bird was coloured using Prismacolor pencils in tones of green with just a teeny bit of yellow and red.  Some pale grey was used to add shadow to ground him.  The heart was then stamped onto Carta Bella "It's a Celebration" collection 'Birthday Banner'.  One side of this paper is red dots on a pink background, the other side is two different style of banners, one of which I glued across the top of the ATC.  The heart was fussy cut and popped onto dimensionals.

Thanks for looking!

Happy Crafting!

5 comments:

  1. hey helen can any one play in your challgene I would love to play in your hearts.....Thanks
    MaryRedford....

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    1. Hi Mary, yes anyone can join in. Just click on the link and it will take you to Wicked Wednesday.

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  2. What a lovely ATC, Helen !
    Corrie x

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  3. A great combination of elements in the tiny space of an ATC, Helen! Love the TH bird image and, of course, you know I love all thing Stampotique! This is a favorite of your work for me!!

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  4. Fab Helen, don't you just love the crazy birds. Love the banner and the heart. Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday :)

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