Good Morning, well I have been a bit busy for the last few weeks... designing, Christmas card making and getting all the decorations out and dressing the tree, so it didn't leave a lot of time for other inky stuff but I'm sure the recipient has received their card so thought it fitted perfectly into the
As always, the challenge will be based on a technique showcased in the magazine, but this time we don't have one particular project in mind. Katy decided that as there are three projects featuring an 'ombre' effect in the January issue, then this is the technique we'll be focussing on!
an 'ombre' effect is just graduating colours of ink/paint/whatever....but feel free to interpret the theme as you wish!
I got out my Oriental Zen set and created an ombre background in graduating tones of green to tan inks, stamping off to get a fainter impression.
The peony, I have stamped twice, one with the leaves, then cut out with a border to look like a die cut, I cut the main flower with a border too. The sentiment comes from the Tree Hugs stamp set.
I hope you get some time to join in, the challenge runs for two months so plenty of inky time.
Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderfully creative day