Thursday, June 13, 2013

Overlapped Ombre Dad

I thought I'd give the overlapping ombre stamping technique featured in this week's Papertrey Ink Make it Monday a try.  I went for a masculine look using three shades of green ink and the triangles from the Sketched Shapes set.

I stamped the triangles a few times on some scrap paper before coming up with the arrangement I finally settled on.  It's hard to tell in the photo, but the top and bottom triangles are stamped with the smaller of the two triangle images in the same shade as the triangle next to them.  It was a subtle way of adding a little variance to the line of images.

Once I was finished stamping the triangles, I layered the stamped panel on a kraft mat, then wrapped the panel with some rustic twine.  I stamped the "dad" sentiment from the My Hero, My Dad set above the twine in the middle shade of green ink, then added a button accent.  The finished panel is adhered to a Spring Moss card base.

Materials Used:
Sketched Shapes and My Hero, My Dad stamp sets, Spring Moss and Kraft cardstock, rustic twine (Papertrey Ink); Memento Olive Grove, Pistachio, and New Sprout inks (Tsukineko); green button


  1. Great masculine card Lori. Love the shades of green you used for the ombre effect and they pair beautifully with the kraft and twine.

  2. I just love how those triangles look all stacked up together.


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