'Happy Birthday' card
These two cards came from one base. First I blended three pink Distress inks onto cardstock.
After I had die cut the shape, I used some Press N Seal to keep all the little pieces within the frame of the die cut. I then added little pieces of tape to all the little pieces of the die cut.
I removed the cover on the double sided tape on only some of the pieces. Flipped the piece over onto a card base and the pieces with the double sided tape uncovered stayed on the card and the others stayed on the Press N Seal.
I then peeled off the rest of the tape covers, flipped the whole piece and again pressed down onto a card base.
Here you can see the card bases for two cards and the negative die cut that I will use on another card. Each card has the pinks going up in gradients of intensity in colour but don't look overwhelming.
Finished off with a gold glossy cardstock 'Happy Birthday' and 'Thanks'.
I would like to enter these in:
Happy Birthday card
Happy Birthday Card
Happy Birthday Card
New Die used Thanks Card
Thanks so much for coming to visit and I hope ou come again soon.
Love the cards - its nice to get two cards instead of one! :D
Love that ombré effect paired with the gold sentiment! Very elegant! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!
Great photo tutorial and great cards Aileen!
These are gorgeous, Aileen, and I loved seeing your work process. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!
Fab cards Aileen! Thanks for joining the crew at SHOPPING OUR STASH for our "Colour Me Monochromatic" challenge!!
Fabulous ombré look and great design. Thanks for joining us at TO
Love the way used used the cover plate to get perfectly spaced pieces on the card from! Thanks for playing along with the CASology challenge this week!
Love the pretty patterns and colors in both....and the pop of gold. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!
Super fun use of that press & seal [I HAVE to get me some of that] -- love the partial placement on both cards! Well done :)
Fabulous. Thanks for sharing how you created these. I would never have lined the pieces up straight! The ombre colour is just perfect and the gold sentiments are spot on.
Brilliant! Love your tutorial - I've always wondered how you get the pieces in such perfect alignment and now I know. Love the colours you've chosen. Xx
Awesome design Aileen! And beautiful colours too. Thanks for the step-by-step. xx
Thanks for the tips on the tutorial! This was a magnificent way to accomplish many cards with the ombre technique in a quisk way. Love it. Also love the sentiment on gold. Thaks for joining us at the Mod Squad this week. Good Luck!
Gorgeous cards, Aileen! I love the ombre effect you created with your inks, and the gold foil you chose for your sentiments...so pretty!
Beautifully executed! Love your CAS style! Thanks for taking the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
these are both so pretty and creative! it's great to see the photos for visual learners like me. :)
What brilliant cards, I love the tutorial thank you :) the colours are perfect against the white.
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment :) xxxx
Wow, you did a fabulous job with the ombré effect Aileen!
Thanks for joining Casology and Seize the birthday!
These are gorgeous, the colors are stunning and an awesome tutorial :)
Gorgeous cards, Aileen! And what a clever way to get two cards with precisely placed elements! The gold sentiments finish the cards off perfectly. Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)
Such a beautiful ombre, your blending is perfect. And love the pattern of the die-cuts (I love fiddly die-cutting....) with all that white around it. Amazing card and I'm so glad you shared it with us at TIME OUT!!
You are so clever. What a fabulous card. Can't wait to give this a try.
Beautiful ombre - can't wait to see what you do with the lattice!
Great post and very cool cards -I love the colors as well! Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!
Congrats for winning Uniko prize at TO, see blog for our to claim this x
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