Wednesday 25 January 2017

Hot Glue Silver Square

I have recently been experimenting with the Hot Glue Embossing technique with mixed results!  This, to be perfectly honest, is my least favourite so far.  I see too many worms and tadpoles!, Hot Glue Embossing technique, #thecraftythinker, #stampinup, Stampin Up Australia Demonstrator, Stephanie Fischer, Sydney NSW
Tadpoles?, worms? Fun with Hot Glue Embossing

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When colouring this one, I was interested to see what would happen if I added some Basic Black ink because it's an ink that doesn't react with water.... and that's exactly what happened!  It didn't react at all - it just sat where I put it, a bit like an oil slick.  At that point, I was convinced that the experiment had been a dismal failure but once dry, I rather liked the almost marble effect that it gave.  The other colours I used were Pear Pizzazz and Elegant Eggplant.

I still find this technique  intriguing and fun .... I just have to practice and get better at it!

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  1. There's nothing wrong with tadpoles and worms!...add a fishing pole and 60 degrees and it sounds like an amazing day! lol I just have to give this technique a try! Your samples are beautiful, Stephanie!