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Hey everyone! Today I'm sharing one of my favorite techniques with you that I used to create this fall inspired card! It's a simple technique but very impactful, and can be used with any color scheme imaginable! Check it out-



I created the background with the ever reliably awesome Distress Inks. All you need is a few colors and a simple mask, I used a scrap piece of paper. You start with one color at the bottom of your card and ink blend upwards with alternating colors and angles of the mask, creating a background full of impactful color and interest. I used some beautiful shades of autumn but I can't wait to use some cool blues and soft purples for a winter themed card. I added some water drops and white splatter for some additional interest.

To finish off the card I added a zig zag rectangle panel in white (to calm myself down from the non-CAS background) and a Bitty Bear with the most adorable little umbrella. A sentiment from the same MFT set finished it off inside an Essential Speech Bubble die cut.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend everyone!

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  1. Can I scraplift your card? My friend's son was in a motorcycle accident and I've been wanting to send something for her. This is an awesome card and I'm sure the warm hug will help her smile. I love your background technique too!

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  2. This is such an amazing technique! I gotta try it!!!

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  3. Very simple and so efficient !! Thanks for sharing.

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