Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Video: Torn Gradient

In today’s video, I'll show you how to create a cool, color-blocked look with some ink pads, torn paper and my Wild at Heart set. (Back in stock!  Shop now if you want it, sold out again in one day when we posted the last video) This technique is fast and easy and a new twist on the concepts of gradient and paper piecing in just one project.  Save the remaining torn pieces for layering onto another card!  

 So many gorgeous color combos for this technique, so try autumnal hues for upcoming fall projects. You can also use contrasting colors rather than different shades of one color (like the red to pink shown here.)  Mixing it up will be very striking and unexpected!  And, check out the super minimal supply list below!

Gina K. Designs Wild at Heart, Inspiration Mosaic stamp sets
Gina K. Innocent Pink, Dusty Rose, and Red Hot ink pads
Gina K. Pure Luxury Dusty Rose ( 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”) and White (2 mats-4” x 5 ¼”) cardstock

Thanks for watching!


  1. Love this card, Mel! I copied it and and gave it to a friend yesterday. She was blown away. This has been an extra busy year for me not much time to play. It's funny how the mojo goes south when you don't stay in practice. It seems like all the cards I've made this year are copies of your cards. Hope you don't mind :)I sure appreciate your sharing!


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