Ok. Let’s get started.
On Thursday’s TV shows, I used
the Christmas Olive Branch Wreath
together with the Doves of Peace round Claritystamp.
You probably know by now, that here at Clarity we have a thing about birds; our stamps and stencils reflect that!
So let’s take that Christmas Wreath, and change the birds!
Stamp our beautiful Lacey Swallows,
on top of the wreath
using Black Archival
Colour them in. I used the Spectrum Noir Essentials tin.
These pencils are super.
There are 5 tins in the collection.
Now we need a pair of masks of the 2 birds.
Cut out on a Post-it.
Let’s make a subtle shadow underneath the birds
with Juniper and a make-up sponge.
Time to add a hint of a frame with Wild Honey Distress pad,
or Butterscotch Adirondack.
The easiest and neatest way is with our Clarity Brushes.
You just keep sweeping round the edges,
until the little voice tells you to stop!
Let’s make the birds jump out more
by adding a fine black line around the edges
with a black Sharpie pen and a ruler.
So the Christmas wreath takes on a whole new meaning.
The birds swoop through the aperture,
twittering away to one another.
Just like outside in the garden right now.
I love it.
Have a great Saturday!
And take a little time to listen to the birds…