Creating an ombre effect behind the vines was a wonderful choice. I also added just a hint of lace using pieces of a paper doily on two of the corners. I kept the card simple by adding a small greeting in the middle. What do you think?
Itty Bitty Greetings
Midnight Muse A-2
Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4, Scraps
Irresistibly Yours DSP 5-1/4 x 4
Marina Mist 2-1/4 x 1-1/4
Small Oval Punch
Layering Ovals Framelits Dies
White Tea Lace Doilies
Basic Pearl Jewels
First, I took a panel of Irresistibly Yours DSP and created an ombre effect using my sponge brayer.
I started with the Midnight Muse and sponged from the top toward the middle. I stopped about a third of the way down.
Then I applied the Marina Mist from the middle up and down a bit.
Lastly, I sponged the Soft Sky from the bottom toward the middle. Mainly, I wanted to make sure the colors blended together.
I then wiped down the panel with a paper towel. This removes the ink from the embossed vines.
I then adhered a piece of white paper doily to two opposite corner, and added a greeting to the center of the card. I did not want to cover the background.
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Absolutely beautiful card to send to a friend. The hints of doily add to the beauty and the simple sentiment is all it needs.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card! You pulled off the ombre effect quite nicely. And, I love the vines!ReplyDelete
Sally, this is so pretty - I love the addition of the doily in the corners.ReplyDelete