Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Ombre and Glitter

I have never made an ombre card, so when I saw the challenge at JUGS I just had to give it a try.


And the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays is to use glitter.


 
The dot embossed background was sponged with Memento Angel Pink and Rose Bud, using a lighter touch at the top.  Traced a chipboard number 5 on Core'dnations GlitterSilk and cut it out.  Die cut the cake with a Sizzix die, colored with Touch Twin markers and added Stickles to the frosting and flames on the candles.  Found this girly ribbon in one of my ribbon jars.  Added a girly touch with the pink feather and layered onto a pink card base.
 
Had so much fun making this that I had to make another one in purple.
 

Used some Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Dusty Concord to die the ruffled ribbon purple.  Feathers are fun!

Thanks for dropping in!


4 comments:

  1. Love them both Sue and what I thought was kind of funny is that my first card for this challenge I did in purple as well...but had to make another one because my inking wasn't gradient by the time I was finished. Lol
    These are wonderful cards, love the feathers, and I am thrilled you joined us at JUGS this week~

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  2. Sue -- Awesome "first" time for using this technique ! It is fun isn't it? Thanks for joining in with JUGS--

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  3. Totally fun cards!! Love how you used the technique!! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls this week!

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  4. So great to see you having fun with your card design. It's really shows in your work. Thanks for playing at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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