Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Doodle Flowers and ink resist

Wow! This summer has been a hot one for those of us here in Michigan that aren't used to 100 degree temperatures already in the beginning of July. But, all of that heat has meant that I can spend more time inside enjoying my central air and creating!

I'd like to share a layout I made using one of the new gelly jr.'s stamps and ink resist! I have noticed more and more companies offering pattern paper that has ink resist designs already applied to it, but I have yet to buy any. There are two reasons for that, I am thrifty when it comes to spending my scrappy money and I hate when I buy something and then I instantly use it up! That's one of my favorite things about stamps, you can't use them up.

My Girls

Supplies Used:
gelly jr.'s Doodle Flower
versamark ink
Stampin' Up embossing powder
Maya Road mist
Bo Bunny pattern paper and rub-ons
Jillybean alphas and journal spot
American Crafts thickers

To get the white stamped image on the blue paper I used a piece of white cardstock as my base. First I stamped the flower all over with versamark ink. I then added embossing powder and used my heat gun. At first glance the image did not really show up on the paper. After embossing, I sprayed the embossed cardstock with blue mist. I then rubbed the cardstock with a cloth to remove the ink from the embossed flowers, leaving behind white flowers. The ink does not stick to the embossed images, so you are left with the white cardstock showing through the embossed images and the ink on the rest of the cardstock!

I would love to see what you can do with the ink resist technique!


Kim F. said...

I like the effect you achieved with the resist technique. Very nice!

Jessica Pascarella said...

Love the resist technique! Great work!