Monday, July 12, 2010
Poor Man's Spectrum Ink Pad
Anyway, here is the poor man's spectrum ink pad I made for this card:
Then I embossed the image using the Sixxiz polka dot embossing folder, matted it with Not Quite Navy, added a kraft-colored ribbon, and adhered it to a kraft base. The PTI Mega Mixed Messages sentiment is stamped in Not Quite Navy.
Has anyone seen this ink-up-the-acetate brayering before? I looked around and hadn't seen it mentioned. I feel I should mentioned that even though I inked the lighter colors first, my cameo coral ink spot did look a little dark on the edges, but I did try stamping a solid stamp with it and it came out fine. Same with the summer sun ink pad when I did the sunset. Speaking of which, here are some more examples that might inspire you to try it out:
Ugh--it's errand day today AND it just started raining. How badly do we need food in the house, really?