Hold on to your hats!  We're thrilled to be showcasing a new ombre building stamp set that you're just going to LOVE!  Use this by itself or with just about any stamp set you already have in your collection, to create amazingly stylish and colorful creations!


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This collection of 3-1/2" wide patterned borders allows you to stamp several in a row using a variety of colors to build an ombre look. You can even do some generational stamping with them for further looks. As always, you can use these for more than just ombre building as well.  They also work as borders, a sentiment accent or even as frame elements.

The Details: 

  • Ombre Builders will be available for purchase on June 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Ombre Builders contains a total of 13 images.  Each of the patterned strips measures 3-1/2" wide and between 1/2" to 1" tall.


Now that I've made the formal introduction, let's get started!

Rainbow Thank You Card

For my first project I used this banner looking border to create several rows that underline my sentiment.  


I used Limeade Ice, Orange Zest, Hawaiian Shores, Hibiscus Burst and Summer Sunrise to stamp the banners in a column. The dotted line border from No Strings Attached was just the perfect thing to add a little stitching detail to the top edge of each row.  I simply masked off either side with post-it notes and then stamped the stitching in one shade darker.


The banners give kind of a whimsical look, so I selected a sentiment from the new Thank You Kindly that complements that style.  It was stamped in True Black.  Super, super easy card that you could easily mass produce!

Ombre Just Because Card

This card uses a bold three-stripe border that is one of my favorites!  I wanted to show how you can fill nearly an entire cover with repeating borders and get a very dramatic look.

Ombre closeup

I used generation stamping with each color to help blend the rows and give it a softer look.  Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Winter Wisteria, Limeade Ice and Simply Chartreuse are the colors I selected for this.  Note that I slightly overlapped each color to help them blend even further.


This gorgeous sentiment from Friendly Flowers was the perfect things to accent the corner, stamped in True Black.

Wish Upon a Star Card

I wanted to do something completely different with my next project so I opted to use Classic Kraft as my card base and make a more masculine looking card.  This also shows how you can layer more than one of these pattern strips for even more design opportunities!

Stamped layers

I stamped the solid stripes first using Orange Zest, Ripe Avocado, Ocean Tides, Terracotta Tile, Melon Berry and Summer Sunrise.  I overlapped the stripes slightly and staggered them on the left side for a more random look.  I then used this beautifully detailed stitching stripe that has multiple rows of stitching all in one stamp.  This was added on top of each block of color in Fresh Snow.


The sentiment from Star Gazer Additions was added with VersaMark ink and heat embossed.  I then scattered a few of the small star images from the set across the card cover, adding a small dot with the white gel pen in the center of each.


I swiped the Fresh Snow ink pad around the edge of the card front and adhered it to a Classic Kraft card base.

Sending Sunshine Card

My last project shows how you don't necessarily have to line the patterned strips up in perfect rows, here I have created a bit of a basket weave look.


I stamped the strips in Harvest Gold, Limeade Ice and New Leaf, three horizontally and three vertically.  I was then able to add this sweet sentiment from Doodlie-do in True Black where the strips intersect.  I created my own glossy dots by punching New Leaf cardstock and coating th epieces with Glossy Accents.


Now that you have seen a few of my creations, here are some of the amazing things that the team has created!


CLICK HERE to see more from Ashley Cannon Newell.


CLICK HERE to see more from Betsy Veldman.


CLICK HERE to see more from Danielle Flanders.


CLICK HERE to see more from Dawn McVey.


CLICK HERE to see more from Erin Lincoln.


CLICK HERE to see more from Heather Nichols.


CLICK HERE to see more from Laura Bassen.


CLICK HERE to see more from Laurie Willison.


CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.


CLICK HERE to see more from Melissa Phillips.

I hope you have enjoyed all these amazing creations that both the team and I have shared with you today!  Are your creative wheels turning with ideas for how you plan to use this set yourself? Is there a certain pattern or technique you just can't wait to try out?  We would love to hear your initial thoughts on everything we introduced!  Please leave a comment on this post to tell us what you think of the new products and you will be eligible to win big!


$75 Papertrey Ink Gift Certificate 

to spend however you choose!  

You have until 7am EST, June 14th to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our June Release Winners Page before noon EST the same day.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!


CLICK HERE to see more from Lizzie Jones.Supplies


  • STAMPS: Ombre Builder, Thank You Kindly, No Strings Attached (available June 15th)
  • INK: True Black,Simply Chartreuse, Ripe Avocado, Summer Sunrise, Orange Zest, Canyon Clay, Hibiscus Burst, Raspberry Fizz, Hawaiian Shores, Tropical Teal
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"


  • STAMPS: Ombre Builder, Friendly Flowers (available June 15th)
  • INK: True Black, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Winter Wisteria, Limeade Ice, Simply Chartreuse
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"


  • STAMPS: Ombre Builder (available June 15th) Star Gazer Additions
  • INK: Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise, Ocean Tides, Ripe Avocado, Terracotta Tile, Melon Berry, Fresh Snow VersaMark
  • PAPER: Classic Kraft
  • OTHER: White Filigree Embossing Powder, White Gel PEn
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"


  • STAMPS: Ombre Builder (available June 15th) Doodlie-do
  • INK: True Black, Harvest Gold, Limeade Ice, New Leaf
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, New Leaf
  • OTHER: hole punch, Glossy Accents
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
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