Thursday, February 23, 2017

JAI #348: Just Add Ombre

Hi!


Here we are again on a Friday, ready for a new Just Add Ink challenge!




http://just-add-ink.blogspot.com/2017/02/just-add-ink-348just-add-ombre.html

This week Rochelle has challenged us to Just Add Ombre to our cards. I don't think I've ever made an ombre card in my life, but I was certainly willing to give it a go! Wikipedia tells me that ombre is is the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark.



I went with Mint Macaron for my ombre background. I first watched this video tutorial by Alisa Tilsner to get an idea of the technique behind the ombre look. It's pretty easy - just load up your sponge brayer and start rolling! Stampin' Up!'s new sponge brayers are the bomb - so much easier than the old rubber brayers.



Once I has the look I was after on the background I set it aside and started work on the Jar Of Love jar and flowers. There was a lot of stamping and cutting involved, but I think that the awesome background deserves the effort.






I had a few flowers left over, so I used them to create a smaller jar of flowers on the inside.


There are soooo many ways to incorporate ombre into your card making. I can't wait to see what you make. Link it up at the Just Add Ink blog so we can see what you create.


Bye for now,


Tina

5 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous Tina! This is just stunning! I love that you decorated the inside too. Your jar and blooms are so pretty! Rochelle xo

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  2. This is gorgeous Tina! I love how vibrant the flowers look against your lovely ombre background. xxx

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  3. Gorgeous Tina! That brayered background is perfect, so smooth...awesome job! xx

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  4. This is such a gorgeous card, Tina! Your ombre sponging is perfect and sets off the jar of flowers wonderfully.

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  5. Everything about this is beautiful, Tina. Your ombre sponging is perfection (thanks again for starting my love affair with the sponge brayers) & the jar of florals is gorgeous - so full & beautifully arranged. Love!
    Di :)

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