Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Overlapping Ombre

Don't you just love the sound of pouring rain with the windows open? It has made the past few days pretty pleasant (although the 'lake' seeping into our basement is not nearly as pleasant).

Anyways, this rainy day was perfect for a real good challenge with Make it Monday and Papertrey Ink. The challenge is to overlap a stamp in different inks to make an ombre effect.  My challenge? I don't really have any bold, large PTI stamps. I mostly buy PTI stamps for the detailed sentiments or background possibilities. I overlapped a little circle/polka dot stamp multiple times to get what I needed.

I used "Background Basics: Circles" from Papertrey Ink. The stamp is a row of three dots, so I overlapped on the last row of each color. The inks are Versamagic chalk ink "Mango Madness", "Pink Grapefruit", "Persimmon", and "Pixie Dust". The sentiment is from PTI "Tweet Talk".

This card is being sent to a certain DONNA who happens to be moving :)
The next card uses the same PTI sets, just with smaller circles and a different sentiment...

I stamped the same as the first card, overlapping the top row of dots for each ink color. Inks used are Versamagic "Key Lime", "Aloe Vera", "Sea Breeze", and "Aegean Blue."

<3 Rachel w k

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  1. Super card! Im a big fan of polka dots....

    1. thank you! one can never go wrong with some polka :)

  2. Ooooo...these are cool, Rachel! I love the colors you used on both of the cards. The ombre looks awesome!

  3. Beautiful ombre designs. I love the look of these cards.

  4. LOVE your overlapping dots! Wish I had your sentiment stamp when I hand wrote "A little birdie told me" on MY card! LOVE that you used two different color pallettes!

  5. so perfectly stamped!!! love these colors together...fantastic graphic cas design!

  6. Wow, these ombres are so cool! I love those PTI stamps!! Great CAS cards!