Oldie but Goodie Fathers Day card

Sooooo, I had to dig into my old cards once again, it’s hard to post new Fathers Day cards on the internet when all my new cards are meant to go to someone and they are supposed to be a surprise. I found this card, it uses an old technique that I haven’t used in years, it gives a marble look to a background and is quite easy and fun to do, so I thought that I would share. If you try this technique, different colours give different results, if you use shades of brown or grey it can actually look like stone.

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“the Blues” Sympathy Card

Sympathy cards are not my favourite to make, but I try to have a few in my box to have on hand when needed. To make this card I used the “Ghosting” technique (no pun intended). This technique gives a soft image (see the white flowers) and depending on the colours or effect you are looking for you can decide on whether you only want a subtle 2toned effect or if you want to add another colour (see darker blue flowers) to add more contrast.

 

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