Happy Birthday Wishes Ombre Card

by Joanne James27. February 2018 22:00

Having a busy few days putting the final touches to my craft retreat this weekend, so a quick post from me to share a card that is perfect for the challenge over at Just Add Ink this week:

For my 'h' I had to go with 'h for happy' as in the 'Happy Wishes' Sale-A-Bration set - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Happy Birthday Wishes - The 'Happy Wishes' stamp set is one of three items available with a £90 purchase during the current Sale-A-Bration promotion - a great sentiment set with so many possibilities. Two large floral words and 14 additional stamps with words and phrases that can be combined to create a wide variety of sentiments. Useful and pretty too!

Easy Ombre - I made a version of this card in my recent Sale-A-Bration class and wanted to teach those present how to create an easy ombre effect by inking a stamp in a single, light colour (here I inked my 'happy' in Powder Pink) and then add ink in a complimentary darker colour, such as Berry Burst, with my sponger dauber to the lower portion of the stamp. A fun technique that is easy to achieve - always a winner. Once stamped, I added a little more Powder Pink to the florals on the stamped image with my blender pen for a little added detail. 

Love The In-Colours - My card features a little Powder Pink but is otherwise all about the Berry Burst - ink, some in-colour patterned designer series paper and a bow in that lovely, soft Berry Burst crinkle ribbon. In case you couldn't tell, I just love this in-colour - I think it might be my current favourite! 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

That's all from me today; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

Nikki Spencer
Nikki SpencerAustralia
2/28/2018 9:52:11 AM #

Pretty ombré Stamping, love your colour choices too! Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.

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Di Barnes
Di BarnesAustralia
2/28/2018 10:21:06 AM #

Your paper & layout choice works beautifully with the graduated stamp image. Simple & so effective. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink again.
Di Smile

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Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
2/28/2018 2:13:45 PM #

Firstly - that Happy is a lovely stamp and I also love the stamping technique you have used.  I think if works really well on this card.  Chantell Just Add Ink

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Tina Gillespie
Tina GillespieAustralia
2/28/2018 11:24:48 PM #

Your card is so pretty! The mix of pinks is lovely, especially the ombre sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
3/1/2018 10:51:50 PM #

Joanne, this is gorgeous!  I am going to CAS this beauty!  Thanks for the tip on ombre inking the stamp!  Love the Berry Blast!  XX

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