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Hello everyone!! I’m here today with the Sparkle and Shine Challenge!!! How exciting is this!!!
Since its the first of the month, its time for our new challenge!!!
Here is the inspiration photo that guided us this time around:
Now take a look at my card:
I love how this card turned out. These colors are awesome together.
Here is how I blended these colors to created this card:
I gathered all of my supplies. I used the Distress Ink Kits 13 and Kit 14, My Favorite Things Stencil Circle Burst, Ink Blending Tool, Recollection White Heavyweight Cardstock, Simon Says Stamp Painted Enjoy, Clear Wink of Stella, Stampin’ Up! Rhinestones and Tombow Mono Liquid Glue.
Then I started inking in the middle with the Distress Ink Abandon Coral.
Next in line was Distress Ink Fossilized Amber. I took my time and tried to blend the colors with ease.
After that, was Distress Ink Cracked Pistachio. Always moving in a circular motion.
Moving right along, up next is Distress Ink Mermaid Lagoon.
Now its time for the big reveal.
Super cool effect!
Then I used Simon Says Stamp Painted Enjoy Die and cut out 4 enjoy’s. I glued them together and adhered it to the front of the card.
I added Clear Wink of Stella to the sentiment and finished the card off with a couple of Stampin’ Up! rhinestones.
Nice and easy!! Perfect blending of colors.
Wait before I go, I was asked to show this same effect using the Clarity Brushes.
I posted my comparison on Instagram a couple of weeks ago when I created this card. You can find it here on Instagram.
What do you think?
Now its your turn to give this challenge a try!! I can’t wait to see what you come up with!!
Our sponsor for this challenge is Create a Smile Stamps!!
The winner of this challenge will receive a $25 gift card to their online store and will be asked to be our Guest Designer for the next month.
Thank you for stopping by!
5 thoughts on “How to Blend Colors for the Sparkle and Shine Challenge”
I hope you feel better soon,
I just got a ton of stencils and will definitely be trying out the blending techniques. Thank you for sharing these!
Such a fun card!
Lovely card wonderful colour choices
Hi Kymona ~ Absolutely love this card!! I’m a Distress Ink junkie and I love what you’ve done with them here. Your card screams happiness. Thanks for sharing. ~HUGS~