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I Love to Color!

Little Yellow Bicycle is teaming up with Faber-Castell this week...
today is day #2 and I'm up!
I love thinking up new ways to add color to the Naturals Canvas pieces.  
For this card I took a large and small canvas daisy and separated the layers.  
On a heavyweight piece of paper, I rubbed out a large circle of Metallic Melon Gelato and 
combined it with a dollop of Gel Medium; mix the two until they're well blended.  
Using a stiff paintbrush, I applied two coats to the canvas petals.  I then reassembled 
the layers and used it for the focal point of my card!
 Faber Castell's Aquarelles aren't just for paper!  I used a trio of orangey-yellow hues (#108, 115, 117) 
and colored in two of the beautiful Nature Canvas Stickers.  Starting from the outside of each butterfly,
 I used the darkest color and then worked my way inside the design with the lighter two colors. 
 Using a water-brush, I gently blended the colors together...easy! 
The two companies are each offering a prize pack worth $50!
 Leave a comment on the Little Yellow Bicycle Blog and on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Blog for a chance to win $50 in product from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft and and $50 in product from LYB!  Leave a comment on LYB's Facebook page and Faber-Castell's Facebook page for another chance to win!  

This blog swap will end at 12am EST on June 14th.  
Winners will be announced on both company blogs on June 17th.


  1. I love your creativity, the cards are gorgeous! I am so impressed by how you stitch a circle perfectly... so hard to do. Thanks for sharing today.

  2. oh my how i love the vibrant colors and the depth all the textures bring!

  3. Lovely work, Shellye! These are quite darling and your coloring superb!

  4. GORGEOUS cards! I love the texture and the pretty colors:) Fabulous creations!
    Sherrie K


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