This month Imagine is celebrating terrific shades of teal and there are quite a few beautiful inks to bring to this party. I love teal and some of my favorite inks include a bit of shimmery goodness in them too. Let’s take a look at how to use these amazing colors with some unique techniques that include plastic wrap, texture paste and sewing to create a fun floral themed card.
Time: 1 hour
Select three colors of Tsukineko Teal ink to be used on your project. I choose Encore, Brilliance and Kaleidacolor Inks. (You could also use StazOn, VersaMagic, Memento or Memento Luxe.) Note that my choices meant we will be blending dye and pigment inks together.
On a plastic sheet add a few drops of Teal dye ink. Mist the ink with water and then pick up some ink with wadded up cling wrap plastic.
Use the inked cling wrap and stamp onto your background. The plastic gives a beautifully textured effect while transferring the ink onto the paper.
Add metallic Teal ink directly onto the paper. Mist the ink with water and use your fingers to spread the ink over the paper.
Add Brilliance Pearlescent Jade onto the paper, mist with water and spread the ink around.
Keep on spreading out the ink and applying color to your paper until you are happy with the look.
Mix Brilliance inker into some texture paste and then apply through a flower stencil. Leave to dry and then add machine sewing, stamping, and embellishments. I stamped the sentiment “#wonderful” as a fun message that can be for a social media maven.
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- Craft Mat
- Palette Knife
- VersaFine – Smokey Gray
- Encore! Ultimate Metallic Inker – Teal
- Memento Dye Inker – Teal Zeal
- Brilliance Inker – Pearlescent Jade
- Jowilna Nolte – stencil
- Cardstock – white
- Anna Griffin – texture paste
- Sewing machine
- Sentiment stamp
- Cling wrap plastic