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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Makes an Ombre Birthday Card

Hi, Cornelia here today. You all know that I love stencils. They are so easy to use, don't use up all your time and give you stunning results.

I decided to go for ombre and birthday.

Took some colored cardstock, swiped my embossing buddy over it and taped the stencil in place.

Directly applied Versamark.

Heat embossed it with gold WOW embossing powder.

Stamped the daisy on a piece of scrap cardstock and also heat embossed it in gold. Fussy cut it. It helps to draw out your cut line with pencil - makes for more even borders.

Sponged Memento Luxe inks onto the cardstock for the ombre look.

Added gold tape, a thin stripe of PP and the sentiment. Also added gold Stickles to the center of the daisy.

Hope you liked this! See you in next month!

Products Cornelia used in today's project:


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  1. Seriously, one of my favorite cards you've ever made! Jaw-droppingly gorgeous!

  2. This card is amazing! I love everything about it! You rock, Cornelia! :-)

  3. The gold is absolutely stunning on that blue!

  4. Fabuloso. That's is all...just fabulous.

  5. Fabuloso. That's is all...just fabulous.

  6. Stunning, Cornelia! Stencil magic and the daisy..in love!

  7. I love the gold through the stancil. It really looks stunning.

  8. Stunning card and great stencil tutorial - looks really classy:)

  9. Wow! Stunning card Cornelia, love the gorgeous gold with these blues, Cathy x

  10. COMPLETE AND TOTAL Gorgeousness - I am crushing on that beautiful blue ombre effect and this card is classy and oh, so beautiful!!

  11. Stunning Ombre effect on colored CS with fabulous golden embossing and that daisy flower enhances the beauty of this creation, wonderful design too! Love it!!!

  12. Love how you created an ombre effect...How clever to use a coloured cardstock!!!
    The blue and gold look fantastic!!!

  13. So pretty! love the addition of the black and white strip on th edge!

  14. I just love the WOW gold embossing powder - such a clean look. I will be buying some :)

  15. I love this! Love everything about it! The gold is so rich looking! A very elegant card! Thanks for sharing how you made it - the ombre background is wonderful!

  16. Gorgeous blue and gold combo. Your design and stencil heat EB are Stunning. TFS Cornelia.

  17. What a wonderful idea and gorgeous card! I will have to try this!!

  18. Fantastic card! Love the gold embossing! Thanks for ideas for teacher cards.

  19. I am loving all the gorgeous gold embossing here Cornelia, very grand look on this card.

  20. Fabulous card - love he drama of the ombre look and the gold.

  21. Very pretty. Love the gokd and blue. Hugz

  22. Amazing
    I love that blue with gold
    and adorable add the flower
    you made me want to buy that Ink Cornelia
    Amazing card


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