Skip to main content

Song Bird Art Journal Page


Hello! I'm sure you've been loving all of the n* Studio for Stampendous projects this week, and I have another one to share with you today. But first, take a look at the prizes that can be won.

For full details on how to try winning, please visit the Stampendous Blog. Now...on to my project. I decided to have a little fun with art journaling today.

I used the Bird Foam Stamp, Cling Stamp and Stencil Set for this page. I started off with my background, applying some yummy Dylusions paint and using the negative pieces of the stencil. Then I used the main part of the stencil to get the teal laid down. Next I used yellow, and added some detail with the pen that comes with Stampendous' Stencil Duos.

Then I painted the solid foam side of the bird and stamped it on to my page. Next, I stamped the cling stamp on top with some embossing ink. I then sprinkled some Detail White and heat set it. See the pretty sheen on the bird? It has nice texture too. I wrote "I love to hear the birds sing in the Springtime" around the bird. I am always inspired by the song birds that I hear outside my windows when I craft. Want more info on these great sets? HERE is a link to a great video with Nathalie using them. Below is a list of all the hoppers for today. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Alison Heikkila (that's me!)

Comments

craftymom205 said…
Great project. From Alabama.
P Beatty said…
gotta have these stamps!
Love the art journal spread- beautiful colors and layering! Thank you for sharing! Nat
Anonymous said…
Love the journal.
Sabrina said…
Fabulous art journal pages and I just love the colors!!
Debbie Flowers said…
Love your art journal page. Need to get these stamps!
Mary Holshouser said…
The bird really pops off the green background.
Love all of the greenery. Makes you feel
that spring has sprung and life is good.
thanks for sharing.
Illinois
cghundley said…
Lovely work on
your journal.
Carla from Utah
Ina Good said…
love your journal page with songbird is lovely
Looks like this birdie is sitting pretty! Great colors and I love the background! TFS!
Miriam Prantner said…
I love all the greenery and how the bird pops against it!
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
Beautiful work!
(Las Vegas)
Karen said…
Beautiful art and beautiful inspiration! This blog hop has been pure inspiration for me this week. Thank you for sharing your art and for the blog hop too Karen x
Becca Yahrling said…
Being a birdie addict, I really love this!
Salnclts said…
I love how you did the writing around the outside of the bird and how the colors blended!
Very colorful....Thanks for sharing
NicoleN said…
Lovely journal page. The bright background makes the bird pop.
From Connecticut
Kate B said…
Love the colors you used!
Jackie PN said…
Love the bright journal page!
Karla Yungwirth said…
Love this! Gorgeous page and awesome colours and detail!
Hetty said…
What a lovely journaling page.
I love the writing you did.
TracyM #6773 said…
BEAUTIFUL page Alison!!!
LOVE the dimension of your leafy background and how you have written around the pretty bird!!!
Tracy from Australia :)

Popular posts from this blog

Christmas in July with Imagine Crafts & Stencil Girl!

Hello! Have you heard? The Imagine AIRs have been hopping with Stencil Girl! If you have been here before, you know I loooove me some stencils, so this collaboration was very exciting for me! The teams are hopping for 3 consecutive Saturdays, and this is week 2. I have the entire list of hop links at the bottom of the post. Be sure you don't miss anyone! I decided to to create an extra large gift tag with my new stencils. Using red cardstock, I taped down the Journal Texture #8 Stencil  and inked it up with Golden Glitz Delicata ink . I promise you, this is the BEST gold ink you will ever use! The Journal stamp only has 2 diamonds on it (it's a 4x4" stencil), so after I inked up the first pair, I moved over the stencil, lined it up, and inked again. Next I wanted to do something textural with the Urban Insiders Star . So I took some evergreen cardstock, taped down the star, and slathered on some yummy Iridescent Green Creative Medium . After the medium dried, I ga

Remembering Aletha

Greetings, Friends. This post today is part of a very special blog hop. We are celebrating the life of an amazingly talented artist and friend. The crafting community lost Aletha Jane Williams on May 5, 2019. Those of us that worked with her on Design Teams or on Challenge Blogs all agree that she was one of the sweetest and most talented women we knew. We are not here to mourn her loss though. This hop is happening in conjunction with a very special celebration of her life and her art that her husband Bob is holding in her home city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Please join us in honoring our incredibly creative friend Aletha . My card features the "Remembering Aletha" Sprite, which Mitzi (owner and artist of Aurora Wings ) created specifically for this hop. She is generously giving the digi away to all, over on her blog. This sweet Sprite looks so much like Aletha, and I know she would have been honored. If you download this digi for yourself, please be sure to give a huge "

Changes

Greetings! I don't have a project to share with you today, but rather, an announcement. I have decided to completely revamp my blog, and move it to a new site. I've been blogging at 21st Century Pillow Book for over 10 years now, and it's been wonderful. But the "Pillow Book" aspect got lost somewhere along the way. If you don't know what that is, read my description in the blog header, or do a quick search. They are really very cool. Anyway, I thought it was due time for me to work on a new blog, more of a brand, etc. So, I invite you to now join me over at alisonheikkila.com . I've still got some polishing up to do, and a whole lot of learning, as WordPress is completely different from Blogger, but I am really excited for this new site. I've wanted to do this for a long time, and I am happy to finally be getting it done. Bear with me as I figure out the best way to make it all look and flow. I thankfully have some help with that. But I think you