Friday, February 27, 2015

Diagonal Ombre Birthday Card

Hi friends,

This is a rare event for me,  and I am making is just under the wire, but nevertheless I am popping in this evening to share a card that I made for a card challenge or two (!).  I still can't believe it myself. :)

I was inspired by the latest Runway Inspired Challenge to make a card using pretty shades of coral along with bold diagonal stripes.


I created the stripes by using this stencil from My Favorite Things.  I applied the ink with a sponge applicator taking care to mask off the areas that I already inked. 


The sentiment is from Mama Elephant's Happy Everything stamp set.  I love how the loopy 'happy' contrasts with all the straight stripes.  A few enamel dots finish off the card. 

In addition to the Runway Inspired Challenge, I am also linking up to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge- Anything Goes. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Katie

7 comments:

  1. Hellooooo gorgeous card! This is just fab, Katie!

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  2. This card looks tricky and you pulled it off perfectly!! Love the ombre effect and the totally terrific colors you have used!! Just such a fun and great card!!! Such lovely work!!!

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  3. LOVE this FUN Design!! I LOV the COLORS too!! AWESOME!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  4. Your masking is just perfection! Great card. Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway!

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  5. Oh my goodness - could this be any more perfect?!! I love those ombre stripes - so fun and trendy!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Runway Inspired Challenge - we're so glad you did!!

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  6. Wonderful card Katie! Your stencil work looks fabulous, love it.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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