I'm incredibly excited to bring you a how-to video on my color pencil techniques that I've been using on cards for the past couple weeks (here and here).
First, I would like to thank everyone for stopping by this weekend and participating in the blog hop. It was truly an awesome experience. For more information about Cards for Heroes, you can go to their website here.
I would like to share a color challenge that really inspired me this weekend. Kim Jacksoki constantly shares her beautiful cards, and she decided to have her first Color Craze challenge. Here's her swatch:
And here's what I did:
Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzill (Pink and Yellow) and The Paper Studio (Kraft and White), Patterned Paper- Making Memories, Ink- StazOn by Tsukineko, Stamp- Inque Boutique, 1" punch- Fiskars, Border Punch- Martha Stewart, Corner Rounder- The Paper Studio.
Next, here's a cardlet I made with some scraps. Isn't it adorable? It's about 2 by 3 inches.
Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzill (Yellow) and The Paper Studio (Kraft), The Paper Studio, Patterned Paper- Sassafras Lass, Houndstooth Stamp- Hero Arts, Ink- Tsuineko, Embossing Ink and Powder- Ranger, and Border Punch- Martha Stewart.
Lastly, the tutorial. I'm really excited about this. It's my first video, so it's a little rough, but I hope you enjoy it! Let me know if you have any questions or comments. :)
Here's the card I made with the two-toned flower:
Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzill (Yellow) and The Paper Studio (White), Patterned Paper- Basic Grey, Stamps- Inkadinkado, Colored Pencils- Crayola, Border Punch- Martha Stewart, Ink- StazOn by Tsukineko, Letter Stickers- Making Memories, Thread- DMC.
Whew. Long post today. I hope you have a wonderful day- leave a comment if you watch the video so I can see if you liked it!