Ombre Christmas

The challenge over at Addicted to CAS this week is:-;postID=4494964031796821743
When I saw the code word, my mind immediately thought of a Mexican in an ombre sombrero with the words 'Happy Birthday Hombre' below - that's how my sometimes odd mind works!  Anyway I decided I wouldn't go with that idea and made a Christmas card instead...
Ombre Christmas card using blended pink distress inks
I used Clearly Besotted's Birch Background to heat emboss on some watercolour card and then blended Picked Raspberry and Spun Sugar distress inks over the top.  I cut out the trees using MFT Cross Stitched Rectangles and used the negative part to make a frame around the outside.
The word Noel was cut out using a Stampin' Up! die and again I used the inks to 'ombre' the word slightly and layered it up on some adhesive foam which I also die cut using the same word.
Ombre Christmas card entered into Addicted to CAS Challenge #101
I still think the Mexican idea was a good but I loved how this one turned out and it means one less Christmas card to make!
Toodles Noodles,
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1 comment :

  1. Beautiful ombre work, great to have thought of doing the sentiment too, love the texture.
    Would still love to see your "Hombre" card LOL.


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