Ombre Snowflakes

Just Us Girls #557 – Trend Week

Before it was trendy I did a few slimline cards because they fit into a regular business envelope. This, however, is my first since they became the latest trend. Starting with a piece of LawnFawn Pixie dust cs, I die cut the snowflake using the die twice. On another scrap piece of cs, I ink sponged with distress oxides in Milled Lavender, Seedless Preserves and Dusty Concord blending each of the colours from light to dark. I adhered the 2 together and then added a black piece underneath to get the border. Mounted this onto the white card front. Using a sentiment stamp from a GKD set called Holiday Frame I stamped it with both the seedless preserves and dusty concord and then mounted this piece onto another scrap of black. After adding this to the bottom of the card I added gems in similar colours to the inks. This turned out much better than I thought and I’m quite pleased.

14 thoughts on “Ombre Snowflakes

  1. I was just closing my computer down, when I noticed your comment. Thanks my friend. I was really pleased with how this one turned out.


  2. I thought doing the ombre behind the negative cuts would look good and was so pleased with the end result. Thanks Gayle.


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