This technique is very simple, but also very effective – especially when you don’t stick to one colour. Here’s how to make the most out of your circle blending tool or sponge dauber.
As I mentioned above, you can use your circle blending tool or a sponge dauber for this technique. Simply dab it onto your ink pad and then stamp on your card, then stamp again in a different place for a lighter circle (second generation stamping).
Change your pad when you change colour and overlap the two colours to help it transition on your card. I also used a clean pad on my Versamark Watermark ink pad and heat embossed it in gold. To finish, I used a Happy Birthday die cut from First Edition Craft (Trimcraft) and used some left over gold painted card that will be featured soon.
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Mini Ink Blending Tool – Ranger (or round sponge dauber)
Modern Sentiments dies – First Edition Craft (Trimcraft)
Tempting Turquoise, Pear Pizzazz & Smoky Slate ink pads – SU!
Versamark Watermark ink pad
Gold heat embossing powder
White Nuvo Crystal Drops – Tonic