Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ombre Technique

Hi All: This house is busy, busy, busy. The college daughter has finals. We have a trailer we are remodeling. That was supposed to be a piece of cake and only take a couple of days. We are now going on 2 months!!Plus There are projects in the wood shop that my husband volunteered (wink wink)me to work on. I know nice right!! So today I finally got to play at my craft desk. It's # 28 in the CC3C challenge and this one is sponsored by The Funkie Junkie Boutique (www.thefunkiejunkie.com). I purchased this chipboard stencil holder so I could have some place to store my stencils and it needed to be decorated!! So one side I kinda gave a 70's feel; I used speciality stamping paper ( by ranger) with Bottle alcohol ink. On the other one I gessoed the whole thing and used Mermaid. I will tell you using the paper was simple and I loved the effect. Using it with gesso was different. Even though the gesso was dry I had to work fast because the gesso would become gooey. I hope you like them . I almost forgot. I used stamps sets from Stampers Anonymous Runway and Bird Crazy. Love both sets!!!

4 comments:

Anita Houston said...

That's strange that the gesso became gooey. I've never had that happen. It's cool that you used only one color of alcohol ink to do this too! Both are so pretty, and love the bird!

Cheryl Grigsby said...

I love your monochrome take on this technique. Very cool!! Thanks for sharing on CC3C!

Candy C said...

Really cute stencil holder! I love it when people take something and make it their own through their art. Your two designs are really cute. I love the crazy birds but I can see an even greater use of the alcohol ink ombre technique on your 70s retroish cover. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CC3C. <3 Candy

Marjie Kemper said...

That's a great stencil case! Love the color, especially the blue. Thanks for joining us at CC3C!