Monday, 9 July 2018

Bleach it Out!

There was a new release for Gina K. Designs last week, and Gina gave us a Release Party Challenge to make a card using bleach to lighten the colour of the cardstock. 

I started with a piece of Turquoise Sea cardstock, stamped my flower image, embossed with clear embossing powder and masked it. I repeated that for the other two flowers. I went over all the flowers with a paintbrush dipped in bleach. I was surprised to find that it didn't all bleach the same way. Some spots are lighter than others. I went over them again to make sure I hadn't missed any spots with the bleach but they didn't get any lighter.

I decided to try another colour and stamped the leaves on Jelly Bean Green cardstock. When I used the bleach on it, it turned a lovely yellow colour. I fussy cut around the leaves and glued them by the flowers.

I took another piece of Jelly Bean Green, stamped and embossed the sentiment and taped it onto the blue piece. I wrapped a piece of ribbon around the front and taped it in the back. I adhered this piece to a white card base and added two rhinestones to the front.

Gina K. Designs: Turquoise Sea and Jelly Bean Green cardstock
                             Key Lime ink
                             Birthday Blessings stamp set 
Memento Tuxedo Black ink 
white cardstock, bleach, clear embossing powder, double sided tape, ribbon, rhinestones from my stash


  1. Beautiful!!! Love how you masked the flowers and your color choices.

  2. Love the colour! The bleach method is so effective.


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