Monday, February 29, 2016

Happy Birthday!

Happy Leap Year! It is always fun when leap year comes around.

Today I made a card that worked for 2 challenges, the Papertreyink Ombre Stenciled Background and SSS Take a leap into the unknown.

I haven't created an Ombre stencil background before so this is unknown to me.

I was in Michael's the other day and saw a new Recollections line called Color Splash. It is an Ombre watercolor style and they had Ombre ink pads. I have a few of these style pads from other vendors but I wanted to try this brand.

I used PTI Stamper's select white cardstock for my base.

After watching Betsy Veldman's video, I worked on my own Ombre Background.



I taped down a stencil and used the same color pattern to add the stencil part.



Once I stamped "birthday," I added some die cut paper flowers and added Clear Wink of Stella to Happy. It turned out a little darker than I wanted but overall I am happy with it. This just means I have to try again!



This card is for Papertrey Ink Make It Monday #241 Ombre Stenciled backgrounds and Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Take a Leap Into the unknown.




13 comments:

  1. Beautifully blended background for your first try! Just lovely!

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  2. Glorious colours make me feel happy:)

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  3. Lovely ombre, and bright sunny card!

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  4. Oh, how wonderful! Great take on the challenge!

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  5. Hello Katherine!
    I love the way you made the background and the color you choose! really shiny card!
    Thank you for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp! Monday Challange.
    Hugs Zoey

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  6. Beautiful!! Your blending is so smooth!! Great job!

    Patti

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