And I guess I took a really easy way to achieve my dark to light ombre look and used paint strips.
I simply punched a snowflake from each of the shades and trimmed off the label words from the strip. I had enough left over to punch a few extra snowflakes and I attached these in a drift to the right of the greeting quote.
Stamps: Uniko, Most Wonderful
Ink: SU, Bermuda Bay
Paint strip: Dulux, Javan Dawn
Punch: X cut
As this technique is so easy and quick I got carried away and made a second card. This time I picked some pinks and die cut the flowers before attaching them to a banner with the greeting stamped below.
I stamped the flowers middles using Staz On ink as the paint strips have a bit of a plastic feel to their surface.
Stamps: Uniko, Flower Power #5 * Pure Florals Cosmos
Ink: Staz On, Jet black
Dies: Uniko, Flower Power #1; MFT Die-namics, stitched fishtail flag
Paint Strip: Dulux, Fuchsia Falls
There are loads more ideas for creating an ombre look on the AAA Cards blog - HERE - so do go take a peek. And I'm looking forward to seeing all your CAS cards popping up in the gallery there.
Huge thanks for coming to visit my blog today, I really appreciate sharing your time.
And keep crafting!
love both your cards, over here they don; make paintstrips like that anymore. I saw something similar in Pinterest once and wanted to make it, but nope. Love the ombre floers too, that;s a great colorReplyDelete
What a wonderful take on the challenge theme, Jane! So very clever of you! I love both your cards - beautifully elegant and CAS, as always!ReplyDelete
You may say, easy. I say, clever and fun. Love the snowflakes. Ready for Spring though. =) TracieReplyDelete