Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Day 3 of Design Memory Craft Feature!!

Welcome to Day 3 of my Design Memory Craft feature!!!

Today I tried a slightly different technique using those fabulous gelatos! For today's project, I used the gelatos just like they were watercolors. I took my waterbrush and picked up ink off the end of the gelato and then colored in my bird images.

 You can continue to reapply to get the darker shades in certain areas. They work just like watercolors, but with a bit more depth of color...

You will also notice that there is a polka-dot detail around the frame of the birds. I could not believe how easy that was. I did that using PITT artist pen in the blue metallic. There was not any of the normal mess trying to get it to work like you so often have with paint/metallic pens. Simply touch the tip to the black card stock and immediately, you have that gorgeous bright blue dot.

Supplies used:
*Unity Stamp Co. Happyville
*Making Memories Journaling
*Nestabilities Labels die
*medium brads
*corner rounder
*Prima paper (harlequin)
*Fiskars border punch

For all the details about the Design Memory Craft products that I used here, see my post from Day #1.

AND Faber-Castell has been VERY generous! 
They are giving away 2 prize packs for my blog readers that will consist of: 
A Mix & Match Mixed Media Sampler and Color Gelatos & Clear Stamp kit!

Just leave a comment on my Design Memory Craft posts from this week
 and you will be entered to win for each comment (one per day!)


galakoala said...

i like birds!

Barbara said...

It is good to work with new styles in media, that is what makes cards different and sets them apart.

michib said...

another beautiful card! wow - these products appear to be very versatile.

jo said...

Too cute! My shopping list keeps growing LOL!!! I love the look of that metallic pen...fab!

Ashley Newell said...

SUPER pretty! I love those birds!

Dawn Marie said...

Oh, my those are so cool. Love the card!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

What a great idea!! LOVE those little birdies! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

Tammy Schmitt said...

So pretty!

Toni K said...

Cute card! These look like they would be fun to play with :)

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