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Old 01-05-2014, 08:13 AM
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Default January week 2 challenge due 1/11/14

Time for the week 2 challenge - this is a COLOR challenge; your project can be anything you choose - layout, card, ATC, fat page, inchie, etc. Please use primarily products avail from Paper Wishes, and remember to come here and post a picture of your project. To be eligible for the January gift certificate drawing, your finished project for this challenge must be posted not later than midnight US Eastern time on Saturday, Jan. 11.

The color challenge this time is to make using the OMBRE color technique; you may use ANY COLOR. OMBRE is defined as "n. A French term meaning "shaded." Usually a multicolored stripe, with colors graduating from light to dark."

Here are a couple of card examples for your color inspiration:
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Thanks for sharing the color inspirations, looking forward to trying this.
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Here's my interp of this week's OMBRE color challenge. I used watercolor paper and pencils for the backround color treatment from light pink to purple. I went back to a July webisode to try Gail's technique. I used the Botanicals stamps for the flowers and a fairy paper tole.
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That is such a pretty card Karen!
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Very pretty Karen. I love that paper tole too!
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That's a beautiful card, Karen. The fairy fits very well with the colors and the stamps.
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Lovely card. Love the fairy. I'm going to have to go back and find that webisode so I can learn that method. Judi
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Lovely, Karen! I have had so much company this week I haven't had a chance...but will try to get something done before the deadline.
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Really beautiful Karen! Love the colors.
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This probably doesn't qualify because I used pre-printed paper, but I wanted to share it anyway because I LOVE the new Janie's Girlfriends stamp set! The paper is from the Gypsy Jewel paper pack. I also used Spectrum Noir pens, Thinline silver border Dazzles and some pink heart and swirl Dazzles I got in a personal shopper kit.
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