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Saturday Blog Hop: Ombre Cards

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! I love the theme for this week, Ombre cards. It is a fun technique with many ways you could try it out. I can't wait to see what everyone else on the hop creates!

My projects lately have been trying to pull in some fun spring time colours. So, I went with some really pretty colours for my Ombre look. Maybe if we all work together we can get spring to come early!

Ombre Card, Blessings of Home Stamp Set Stampin Up

I started with a piece of Basic White cardstock, larger than what I needed. Using my Blending Brushes, I added the ink in layers. First with Calypso Coral, then Polished Pink and finishing off with a pop of Orchid Oasis. I am in love with how these colours look together!

Once the colouring was done, I cut it out as a background with the Scalloped Contours Dies. To keep it all about the background, I just wanted to stamp an outline image, so I went with the pretty flowers from the Blessings of Home Stamp Set. The sentiment and the twine are both Orchid Oasis, which I probably haven't used since last summer and I forgot how pretty this colour is!

Here is a list of the main products I used if you'd like to try this too!

  • Blessings of Home Stamp Set (Item #157930)

  • Scalloped Contours Dies (Item #155560)

  • Blending Brushes (Item #153611)

  • Calypso Coral Ink (Item #147101)

  • Polished Pink Ink (Item #155712)

  • Orchid Oasis Ink (Item # 159214)

Create your own ombre look. Handmade card ideas Stampin Up.

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For more fun and inspiration, be sure to either click back to see Mary's project or next to check out Cindy's! Then enjoy the rest of the blog hop to see everyone's beautiful projects!

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