Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Create Along With Us March 2016



 I loved making this card~



 
 (stamps: Papertrey Ink You're a Gem  dies: Papertrey Ink You're a Gem)


 








My jaw dropped when I saw Amy's card.





 I cased the concept~stamping my own "ombre" by inking each word with two versions of the same color, darker and lighter.


I die-cut white gems, placed them over clear acetate, inked and stamped again (lining up over the original stamping best I could).


I removed the acetate, ran each gem through a xyron sticker maker and lined them as close as possible to the original stamped words.





 I used the colors from 


http://colorthrowdown.blogspot.com/2016/03/color-throwdown-384.html


 
  (stamps: Papertrey Ink You're a Gem  dies: Papertrey Ink You're a Gem)






 Thanks for stopping by!







10 comments:

  1. Love your version of the ombre look! Beautiful take on the throwdown colors! Thanks for joining us in the CTD challenge!

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  2. Very creative! I loved that card by Amy, too!

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  3. Awesome card! Love the focus on the sentiment.

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  4. Amy's card (all of hers do really) caught my eye also, and you did a great job with the ombré technique and lining things up. Sweet card, Marlena!

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  5. Very creative use of the ombre technique!! Turned out great!

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  6. Beautiful!! This is such a clever technique!! you really did an outstanding job.

    Patti

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  7. Love those ombré inked words!! Great use of the challenges!! So glad you joined us at CTD!

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  8. This is fabulous, Marlena! The sentiment looks great in a rainbow of colors

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  9. You did a beautiful job using these challenging colors!! I like your stylish card!!

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  10. You did a beautiful job using these challenging colors!! I like your stylish card!!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)