This technique is easy to do with the new(ish) firm foam ink pads from Stampin' Up! Because they are so juicy, you can stamp easily 3 times, like I did here, without re-inking your stamp. It gives the perfect reduction of color.
All products are Stampin' Up!
card base 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Perfect Plumb
layer 4 x 5 1/4 whisper white
banners in Crumb Cake and Perfect Plumb
Early Espresso bakers twine
stamped with Primrose Petals and Very Vanilla
Vintage Verses stamp set (sale a bration) and Inspired by Nature