Clean and simple sponging

November 23, 2009 at 12:16 pm 7 comments

I love this technique not only because it is easy to do, but with the right color combination it will really make your cards pop!

I started by masking off a rectangle on a piece of white cardstock – this was easily done by taking a rectangle nestability and taping it on the cardstock with repositionable tape.

Then, just sponge the area – darker in the corners and work your way lighter in the center.  The colors used here are regal rose and apricot.

Remove the mask, then stamp the image over to one side.  This image is from SU, the sentiment from Flourishes.  They were stamped in razzleberry ink and the card was mounted on razzleberry cardstock.

Thanks for stopping by!

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sharon  |  November 23, 2009 at 2:10 pm

    This is just smashing! Love the technique too!

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  • 2. Leslie Miller  |  November 23, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    Love this with the beautiful sponging. Aren’t you having yourself some fun!

    Reply
  • 3. Beth Greco  |  November 24, 2009 at 6:43 am

    This is beautiful!!! I like that a lot!! Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  • 4. Cindy Haffner  |  November 24, 2009 at 7:48 am

    Pure Elegance.

    Reply
  • 5. Carol L  |  November 24, 2009 at 8:48 am

    This is simplicity at it’s best! Gorgeous coloring and beautifully done!

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  • 6. Sandy Knecht  |  November 24, 2009 at 9:07 am

    Beautiful card! Thanks for the idea.

    Reply
  • 7. Carol Southern  |  November 26, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    Lovely bright clean card. I’ve never tried this method and would love to give it a go. Thanks for the info on how you did it.

    Reply

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