Simplicity

Monday, June 28, 2021

Simplicity

 

Yield: 1- A7 Card

Wet Ingredients:

Ink – Alcohol Espresso, Sepia, Rust; Archival Black Soot

Dry Ingredients:

Paper –Kraft Stock 3 (metallic)

Embossing – Detail Black

Tools/Equipment:

Other – Foam Tape (Black), Heat Tool, Masking Sheet, Media Mat, Mini Mister, Paper Trimmer, Steel Wool, Tiny Attachers

Stamps – Floral Outlines, Observations


  

  

  

    

  

   
* make sure to remove the masking before melting the embossing powder  

it doesn't take a lot to remove the black metallic ink layer, think buff off not scrub. The embossing
 powder will lose all its shine and look fuzzy as you do this, a little re-heat later will bring it all back!

  

Using a mini-mister I added just a light spritz of water before painting the alcohol inks.  
The water gives more open time to paint and creates a very watery look on metallic papers
 (i use this trick a lot)  it does take longer to dry between layers but, I assure you it is worth the wait.




    


 

4 comments:

  1. So glad I found your blog on this technique. I have all the materials except, of course, the floral stamp. I'll have to see what else I can find in my stash to try it. Thank you.

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  2. Gorgeous card and no one but you woud see that potential for grungy floral beauty. You have me sold on the new stamps! Such a good live. You and all the makers were on top form. Thanks for sharing your work and techniques.

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  3. Wow. Amazing project and a great technique. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Thanks for sharing this super cool technique! What a great card.

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