Shimmer Card – Butterfly Kisses

My latest project is a really fun card using a watercolor pencil technique and the awesome stamp set called Butterfly Kisses by Little Birdie Crafts.  I really enjoy this set because I have a special interest in multi font greetings…..cursive and print greeting combos are awesome!

For this card, I started with a piece of watercolor card.  I then grabbed a few colors of my watercolor pencils and started dipping the pencils in a tiny bit of water and then coloring directly onto the stamp.  I wanted a tie dye effect so I used several colors together.  Once the color was on the stamp, I lightly missed the stamp with water and then stamped it down.  

I used a little extra pigment and made a few washes of colours around the border to take some of the stark whiteness off the image. I heat set everything with my heat tool.  After trimming the piece down, I then roughened the edges with a distress tool but you could also use a bone folder or ruler to do the same.

I added some chalk paint to a piece of turquoise cardstock and layered my stamped piece on top.  The pink wood grain paper is from the Boho Dreams cardstock pack.  I brushed on some of the Silver Charm metallic paint to “weather” the wood a little more.

Lastly, I heat embossed my greeting from the stamp set in purple embossing powder.  The Candy Glaze Pearl Drops complete my card today for a little embellishment.

I hope you are inspired to consider the Butterfly Kisses stamp set and maybe grab some watercolor pencils yourself and have a go at a similar card or project design.  The possibilities are endless πŸ™‚

~Adrienne

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Supplies Used:

Butterfly Kisses stamp set

Boho Dreams cardstock pack 12×12

Metallic Paint – Silver Charm

Pearl Drops – Candy Glaze

Lavender Chalk Paint





Floral Cartwheel Gift Tags

Hi It’s Emilia here πŸ™‚ I have a new video tutorial for you!

This time I decided to alter and embellish small MDF cartwheels. I’m going to them as gift tags.

I decorated two cartwheels one in pin and the other one in blue.

Both pieces have a really nice texture as a result of applying grainy texture paste before painting.

Watch my video tutorial to see how I created both pieces, I’m also showing you how to make gorgeous leaves using Little Birdie stamps and cutting dies.

Thank you very much! See you soon!

Products used:

FLOWERS Karin Roses 8pc

Wendy Flowers 9pc

Elira Shabby Chic Small Flowers 40pc

Tulip Bouquet 2pc

Elira Celebrate Life 40pc – Pink

Wendy Celebrate Life 9pc

Gianna Celebrate Life 2pc

Clear Stamps with Coordinating Dies set – Florenza

Home Decor Chalk Paint Set- Muted, 60ml Each, 6pc

Home Decor Chalk Paint Set- Pastel Shades 60ml 6pc

Acrylic Gesso- White, 100ml

Card ‘The Miracles of Life’

Hello everyone, It’s Sarah here

Today I am sharing with you a card created with lovely products from Little Birdie Crafts.

I made this card with the amazing ‘Birds and Berries ‘collection. I love the colors full of life.

Little Birdie Crafts Supplies:

Thank you! Have a lovely day!