Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Ombre embossing....What's that?

Well, I didn't know what "Ombre embossing" was until todays lesson at Summer Card Camp 2.

Perhaps the best way is to show you. Take a look at the sentiment on my card. Here I have mixed 3 different colours of embossing powder. The look would be better if it were 3 shades of the same colour. BUT I didn't have that so I just tried it by mixing black, gold and silver. Thats Ombre!


It actually looks kind of cool. The card gets a more masculine look with this.

For stamping of the dots, rings and cat eye I have used lids from different things I had on my craft desk. This was a trick shown by Jennifer McGuire the other day in class. Use whatever you have to make stamping with. Almost anything can be used.


With this card I am participating in CASology's Challenge with the Cue Card
"COOL"
and
in CAS-ual Fridays Challenge with the theme
"Polka Dots"

 Supplies used:

11 comments:

  1. SUPER JOB!!!!!!!!!! I LOOOOOOOOVE this technique!!!!!!!;) (Couldn't do it myself, I need to get some more colors of Embossing Powders!) :) LOOOOOOOVE the "Spirograph" looking image you've come up with!!!!!!:)

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  2. Fabulous card and what a great technique. Thank you so much for joining us at CASology this week

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  3. Very, very cool. I love your used of the metallic embossing powders. Great job on the technique.

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  4. Well done creating that ombre look!

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  5. Ser super cool ud - super sjov ide.
    Knuz
    Ea

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  6. Very cool technique! I have seen Ambers video and loved her result, but felt too intimidated to try it myself! *lol*
    I *LOVE* your attempt on this technique! Well done!
    Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Sylvia xx

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  7. I've used that technique before and the results always get a 'how did you do that' comment, even from veteran stampers who know how to emboss! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!

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  8. Sej teknik, som jeg har prøvet et par gange, men jeg anede ikke hvad det blev kaldt, men nu gør jeg LOL:

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  9. What a fun background you made with your ink lids!! And the embossing is a nice touch. So glad you joined the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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  10. Very pretty! Thanks so much for joining us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. Your ombre sentiment is definitely cool! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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