|Swirly Birds is such a versatile stamp set!|
To do that, I cover the "why" with some washi tape before I ink up the stamp and then remove the washi tape before I stamp.
|I added sequins and Basic Rhinestones to the finished panel.|
I decided to leave the centre of the card a little lighter, so I used Tempting Turquoise ink , blending it into the Dapper Denim that I used over the rest of the panel. I added a light touch of Memento Tuxedo Black ink to the edges of the panel.
Card: Dapper Denim cut to 11 1/4" x 3 7/8" folded in half
Basic Black: 3 9/16" x 5 5/16"
Tempting Turquoise: 3 1/2" x 5 1/4"
Basic Black: 3 1/4" x 5"
Joseph's Coat panel: 3 1/8" x 4 3/4"
Joseph's Coat Variation Tutorial:
- Wipe the entire Whisper White panel with an Embossing Panel to remove oils and static.
- Using the striped sail shape, coat well with Versamark ink and then tap into Melon Mambo ink. Stamp horizontally at the bottom of the panel.
- Use a damp cloth to clean the stamp, dry it then repeat to create a border (always cleaning and drying the stamp before using the Versamark)
- Sprinkle with clear embossing powder.
- Repeat at the other end of the panel.
- Use a similar process with one of the swirls, versamark and Tempting Turquoise ink.
- Repeat with the little flower, Versamark and Daffodil Delight ink.
- Repeat with the ink splotch stamp, Versamark and Peakaboo Peach ink.
- Use your heat tool.
- Allow to cool for a minute or two.
- Sponge over the top with Tempting Turquoise, Dapper Denim and Tuxedo Black ink
- Use a tissue to remove the ink from the embossing.
- Keep to hand a damp cloth (to clean the stamps) and your clear embossing powder.
- When using coloured ink, always clean and dry the stamps between uses so that you don't transfer ink to your Versamark ink pad.
- I prefer to sprinkle the embossing powder soon after stamping the image, so I sprinkled the embossing powder before changing to a different stamp or colour.
- Photopolymer stamps are the best for this process because you can see exactly where you're stamping. The zig-zag stamp I used is rubber (one of the Clear stamp sets) so I used it first. I personally would only use a photopolymer greeting because I wouldn't have the courage to try to line up a rubber greeting stamp without the use of a Stamp-A-Ma-Jig - which would not be feasible.
- I didn't worry about overlapping the Peakaboo Ink Splotches over the Tempting Turquoise swirls.
'Til next time