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Hello everybody!
Today it’s my turn to show you something using the amazing stamps by honey bee stamps. But first, be sure to comment below for an entry in today’s giveaway!

December 1 – 11 we will give away a $25 Gift Certificate to one person who comments on that day’s blog post
December 12th we will give away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter, so be sure to leave comments daily!

I decided to go clean and simple this time working with coloring only.

I’ve stamped this sweet Forest Friends image with memento black and colored it with copic markers.
I wanted to create a “Mountain” scene that is good for any season card and not only for christmas or winter only.

I’ve drawn the montain and the trees behind this little animals group by myself and colored them with copics too. The sky is made with the distress inks with some touches of white gel pen for the stars.

I want to thanks from the bottom of my heart honey bee stamps for this amazing opportunity to share with you all my creation

hope you’ll like my card, have an amazing 12 Designers event!
…and remember “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”


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125 responses to “Twelve Designers of Christmas: Day 3 Alberto Gava”

  1. Denise Bryant says:

    Amazing coloring on this pretty scene! Love the Forest Friends and beautiful sentiment!

  2. Myrna says:

    Love all the different ideas and posts

  3. Avra Williams says:

    What a sweet card!

  4. preeti d. says:

    Gorgeous card and the coloring is totally fab!

  5. Karen B. says:

    Your coloring is nothing short of amazing!

  6. Melissa Minelli says:

    Beautiful coloring! Such a lovely card!

  7. Mary Holshouser says:

    Fantastic scene.
    thanks for sharing.

  8. Leanne says:

    Lovely card & a Beautiful scene!

  9. Dana W says:

    Wow! This is stunning! Amazing coloring!!

  10. F. Andre says:

    Your colouring is phenomenal! Every part of this card is eye candy. The trees and grass are so lush and the critters are adorable. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

  11. D.Ann C says:

    I love the just a bit of stars peeking in at the edges of this terrific scene!

  12. Jen says:

    This isn’t a card – it’s a work of art! Love it – such incredible talent!

  13. FD91354 says:

    WOW! So wonderful the personal touch you’ve added to this piece of art. Have to be careful to send this to someone who will understand your effort. Love the background.. Super job

  14. Sally Keagle says:

    Oh my goodness, such a beautiful job of coloring. I just love these darling critter friends!

  15. Such a fabulously detailed scene for these sweet friends to share, Alberto … awesome colouring … and a perfect sentiment! Anita 🙂

  16. Sue LD says:

    Fabulous mountain scene and great coloring.

  17. Becca Yahrling says:

    What a delightful scene you have created. And your coloring is AWEmazing.
    Absolutely beautiful card.

  18. Trina P. says:

    Fantastic scene Card. Beautifully coloured and perfectly executed. Love this!

  19. Tricia Barber says:

    This is fabulous! Great job!

  20. corinne h says:

    i love that saying nice card

  21. Wow! Very nice coloring 🙂 Love all the detail, and it looks fantastic!

  22. Inky says:

    Beautiful 😍 Love the stars in the sky- who am I kidding, I love the entire card❣️❣️ Phenomenal coloring❣️❣️❣️

  23. Stacy V says:

    That card is just stunning! I love that background Alberto created. So good!

  24. Marsha Loyer says:

    I love the colors! How brave to just ‘create’ your own background. I’m falling into with these woodland creatures.

  25. Janet Ingraham says:

    Such a cute lovely scene!

  26. Linda Carson says:

    Oh wow that’s one beautiful card! Your coloring is amazing and then you added additional scenery! It’s truly picture perfect!

  27. Sue Symens says:

    Impressive stamp layering. Fun card.

  28. Kinjal says:

    Awesome use of honeybee stamps and your own imagination! Great work!

  29. Debbie A Smith says:

    I love everything about the card you have created from the awesome coloring to the mountian scene.

  30. Carla Hundley says:

    Awesome scene on
    your card, the critters
    are adorable.
    Carla from Utah

  31. Sara Torzullo says:

    I love Alberto’s projects!! Love his way of coloring so much!

  32. Lucy E. says:

    Wow! What a gorgeous scene you
    drew for your background! Perfect
    background for the forest friends.

  33. Arianna Barbara says:

    Oh my God!!!! Alberto, you’re amazing! Your background and colouring take my breath away!!! Love, love, love your sweet card!!!

  34. Jennifer Richards says:

    Amazing card! You have a great eye for detail…beautiful!

  35. Mona Toth says:

    This copic coloring skills are unbelievable! Like digital art! I wish once in the future I will color like you! ❤️ Your card is imaginable too!

  36. Mona Toth says:

    This copic coloring skills are unbelievable! Like digital art! I wish once in the future I will color like you! ❤️ Your card is imaginable too! (before I write wrong my website)

  37. Wonderful forest scene. Your colouring is terrific. Cheers.

  38. Marina says:

    Beautiful coloring! Thanks for sharing.

  39. Cynthia D says:

    The sentiment is perfect for this little, wonderfully colored scene.

  40. renee milner says:

    What a fantastic card! Your coloring and attention to detail are wonderful, from the sky to the little dirt pathway you included.

  41. Wow, just wow, what a scene! Love your style and colouring!

  42. Carol H. says:

    Your coloring on your card is just stunning! Love the background you created too! All so beautiful!

  43. Angie Linton says:

    Awesome coloring and I love the background you created. Beautiful!

  44. Melissa B. says:

    You drew the background yourself? Amazing! You did a fabulous job!

  45. Laura Zepeda says:

    Great card so cute!

  46. Robyn Schultz says:

    What a wonderful scene and loved your choice of sentiment. Awesome!

  47. Jen shears says:

    I just colored this sweet image myself- and am in awe of your scene!! Beautiful!

  48. Stacey L Palmer says:

    Amazing coloring. Such a wonderful card.

  49. Penny Walker says:

    love the coloring, great card.

  50. Delia says:

    Your coloring is beautiful. I love the characters.

  51. Teresa Selby says:

    Great card and being an outdoors type of card it is a great card. Love simple and animals on my cards. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week!

  52. Lori Ritchie says:

    Beautiful card, the bear looks so realistic and great drawing as well

  53. Wendy O'dell says:

    AWESOME coloring!!! I love this stamp, hedgehogs are one of my favorite critters but that bunny with his ears blowing sideways is so sweet. And the sentiment says it all, perfection💙

  54. Betsy says:

    What an amazing card with a beautiful scene and sentiment. Loved your colors

  55. Teresa Doyle says:

    WOW, Alberto, this Forest Friends set is sweet and you have certainly brought it to life with your talent as well. Your colouring and artistic flare compliments this set perfectly. Beautifully done.

  56. Susan Pezza says:

    I love your coloring, the texture makes the animals look so real! The card is adorable! I just bought this stamp set and can’t wait to play with it!! Thanks for sharing

  57. Sue Symens says:

    A big WOW on the details. Impressive.

  58. YOU really, REALLY did a Super Outstanding Creative job!!

  59. Kari VanNoy says:

    Amazing coloring…I am still staring at it!! Love these critters so much and I haven’t had a chance to color them up yet. You have inspired me!

  60. Honey says:

    Great post! I never really thought about it but the best posts are always “Do” posts.
    Thanks for the ideas!:)

  61. Kati Caprara says:

    These animals are so cute and I love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing!!

  62. Debbie Rumpza says:

    Wow. Amazing. You definitely took this stamp to the next level… to art!

  63. Julie Booker says:

    Beautiful colouring, just stunning. Such a beautiful sentiment.

  64. Karen Gerek says:

    Your background scene is incredible! Love how it pulls everything together.

  65. Barbara says:

    The forest friends are very cute. I really like the sentiment on the front of the card. How true it is. Thank you for the idea.

  66. Peggy Allen says:

    Amazing. Love your coloring. God bless, Peggy

  67. DGolly says:

    What a nicely designed card. Love the earthy colors.

  68. Beautiful coloring love the fur on the bear!

  69. Sue McRae says:

    What a darling scene and I love the texture on the bear!

  70. Christy Q says:

    Wow, Alberto, this is a magnificent scene! I love the little road you added – such a fantastic eye for detail!

  71. Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love the card. Your coloring is amazing.

  72. Mary-Anne V says:

    What an amazing scene…the colouring is totally incredible.

  73. Marlyn Rojas says:

    Wow! Gorgeous card!

  74. MelissaF says:

    Super cute Forest Friends scene, awesome coloring and mountain background.

  75. Dixie says:

    WOW! You’ve created a beautiful mountain scene. Well done!

  76. Iris Soscia says:

    Beautiful card – great coloring.

  77. Amy Cooley says:

    Wow, this a beautiful work of art!

  78. Linda Mc says:

    Love your artistic card…and that bunny stamp with those ears….

  79. Beautiful card….your coloring is amazing! Loving all the new stamps! Thanks for sharing and happy holidays!

  80. Roberta S. says:

    This is a neat card. I love the hedgehog. Thank you for sharing.

  81. Haejin says:

    Wow! Amazing coloring~ I love the scene you’ve created~~

  82. Heather DePasquale says:

    Love your Copic coloring. There’s a masculine feel to your card and a bit of fun since it’s interactive. Thanks for sharing!

  83. BarbaraF says:

    Amazing coloring on this card…..it is beautiful. Wow!

  84. lee says:

    A very sweet card – I love the bear!

  85. Kelly says:

    wow. the coloring is just so fantastic! wow!

  86. Pai says:

    Wow! your coloring is amazing!

  87. Taasha Blevins says:

    Beautiful! Your coloring is absolutely amazing.

  88. Lindar C says:

    Alberto, your freehand drawing skills are amazing, and your coloring is fantastic!

  89. Bunny Dobbie says:

    This sweet stamp always makes me smile. Love how you’ve added the scenery for them to stand in! What woodland creatures wouldn’t love to live there?

  90. SabineVDK says:

    Wow this is a gorgeous card!!! Thank you for sharing.

  91. irene Grau says:

    Amazing scene card! The coloring is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!!

  92. Dee Earnshaw says:

    OMG the coloring on this card is gorgeous – love all the little details and gorgeous scene you carted:)

  93. Great scene. I can’t believe you drew in the background. I can’t draw anything, thats why I stamp. lol. Just adorable and a great sentiment. Happy Holidays!

  94. Becky Green says:

    WHAT AN ADORABLE Card!!!! I LOVE the little scene you’ve created, Alberto! I like to do the same thing, with adding hand drawn mountains behind…. It makes it more unique! LOVE the little group waving too!!! 😉

  95. Marjorie Dumontier says:

    Your card is really beautiful ! Your coloring is perfect ! margessw@icloud.com

  96. Keely Jones says:

    I love this stamp! Thanks for sharing such a great card!

  97. Kimberly Kendle says:

    Love the card and the sentiment!

  98. Carolyn S says:

    What an amazing card! The coloring is crazy good and the images are so sweet. Great art work

  99. Margery C says:

    Great coloring of the those cute animals. Love the background you made on your fabulous card.

  100. Jennifer says:

    Great card, love this stamp set

  101. Really top sentiment, applies to so many times & occasions, your card is amazing, such beautiful deep colours & all that texture you see when looking at your bunch of creatures. Love the background, the colours & blending are so fantastic, you are right, suitable for any time not just Christmas or deep winter, thanks x

  102. Jackie Parkins says:

    Wow! So much detail and beautiful coloring on this card, it’s amazing!

  103. Anila Dikay says:

    You created such a beautiful scene… Amazing

  104. Jeanne Beam says:

    What sweet card. I love the background. Thanks for sharing…

  105. Isabelle says:

    Fantastic background for a lovely critters’ stamp !

  106. Lindarub says:

    Love the saying.

  107. Great card. Love the cute scene. And the background! So fun.

  108. Sara says:

    This card is so stunning and eye-catching!

  109. Pooja says:

    It’s a wonderful scene and your colouring amazing !

  110. Lagene says:

    Oh my goodness! This critter scene is AWESOME! Love your coloring!

  111. Deborah LeMarbre says:

    Beautiful sentiment and those bears are so cute. Terrific Job Alberto

  112. Breina Burgin says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  113. Jane says:

    Love your adorable card!

  114. Oliev says:

    Gorgeous card!

  115. Wow! Gorgeous coloring!! Love the 3d scene! <3

  116. Denise Kasbohm says:

    Wow!What an amazing scene!!

  117. Isabel Z says:

    I love your creations–little works of art!

  118. Elizabeth Pollock says:

    Wow, a lot of work went into this card!!! I have been looking at this stamp set for a bit now and I just have to add it to my collection… I am in love with that sentiment!!! Thanks for the inspiration as well as a chance to win your amazingly generous giveaway!
    Hugs for now…

  119. Nan says:

    What a beautiful card! The critters are so whimsical and cute!

  120. Amanda says:

    Your detail in the scene is breathtaking! Love it!

  121. Kristine Johnson Gifford says:

    Your coloring is just amazing. So beautiful! Thank you for the inspiration and great ideas! Merry Christmas!

  122. Donna says:

    You are very talented. Thanks for sharing your creativity with the world!

  123. Michele W says:

    Your card is amazing. I love the wonderful background you created for those cute critters and the great texture you achieved for the bears fur. Thanks so much for sharing your talent and creativity with us!

  124. So cute, I love your card and your coloring. The colors make it look so real. Thanks.