Thursday, January 10, 2019

I Love You(calyptus)

Today I have a cute valentine to share with a beautiful ink blended background and images colored with colored pencils.  I love the soft colors the pencils gave me for these images. I created this card as a valentine but I think the colors lend themselves to be used year round.


I colored the green scalloped circle with ink as well to create custom colored cardstock to match my images.  When you don't have a matching color cardstock in your stash this is an easy way to create something that matches perfectly!


How cute is that little koala, I think the softness of the colored pencil blended with gamsol really is perfect for him. There is still some texture to the image but it has a nice blended smoothness as well.


Check out my tutorial video showing just how I colored and created this card.  You can watch it below or HERE on my YouTube channel as well.

Thanks for stopping by today!



  1. I love this card! The colors you chose for the background are beautiful.
    It was great to see how you blended the background and stamp image.

  2. I love your card. The colors are beautiful. I love the ombre background and that die plate. I just added this to my list of MUST HAVES.. The koala is darling and you make me want to break out the prisma pencils again. I love this and so inspirational.. Thank you so much. Hugs.

  3. Gorgeous card and I love the colours you used. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Very cute! Koalas are my favorite animal.

  5. Such a cute card! I've never tried the gamsol, but I like how it smoothed out the colored pencil. Thanks for sharing the video on how you colored the koala.

  6. SO cute!!! I was wondering if I missed the Season's Givings winner?

  7. Hi Chari! I am so enjoying your videos! I am wondering what type of paper are you using to work on under your cards? I’ve noticed you blend watercolours on it.


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