The “Rock ‘n Roll’ technique works great with leaf stamps to give a blended multi colored look. For this card, clear embossing was added to give the leaf a little more drama.
For a lighter center with dark edges:
First ink the stamp with with the lighter shade. Then roll the edges of the inked stamp on the pad of a darker coordinating color, being careful not to ink the entire image. Finally stamp the image onto your paper to reveal the blending of the two colors.
For a darker center with light edges:
First ink the stamp with with the lighter shade. Stamp the entire image on your paper. Next ink the stamp with the darker shade, and roll the edges of the stamp on a scratch paper to remove some of the ink. Finally stamp the darker image over the ligher stamped image to add the darker center.
Featured Colors: Bamboo, Barn Red, Sunset, Olive