Sunday, 6 July 2008

Sunday Postcard "Birds"

The theme today at Sunday Postcard is "Birds". I love the way this blog gives you notice of the theme ahead, so I had time to do mine yesterday already.
Created a background with Lyra watercolour crayons (these are great, like real watercolour in a crayon), blended with some gesso and then overstamped. For once I was really pleased with it as (dare I say it) it looked like one of the free artist papers you get with some of the Somerset Studio magazines. I then used some of the marvelous freebie images that the very kind Nancy Dooren aka Vintage Stamper has on her blog. Thank you Nancy, I love your images!!!

12 comments:

  1. Wow this is fabulous.
    Wonderful background and lovely image.

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  2. Gorgeous, love the background.

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  3. Schitterend Astrid! Prachtige combinatie.

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  4. I can see why you are so pleased with this piece, it's Lovely and your background is super!

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  5. It does look like one of the artist sheets from Stampington...its just gorgeous!
    the image is perfection!

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  6. Gorgeous...love the background!

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