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KKS – Tutorial – ink smooshing

Welcome to a Monday with Tips and Tutes over at Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps.

Today I’m going to smoosh some ink, and I hope you’ll join in and have some fun.
Get ready, you don’t need much to play.

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You need: 3-4 Distress ink pads, spray bottle with water and some paper.
I have die cut a tag out of pretty cheap watercolor paper,
but I know this works on other kind of paper too, so try it out what you like best!
It’s good if it not get flimsy when it become a bit wet.

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Scribble your inkpads on a plastic surface. I’ve used my craft teflon sheet.

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Mist water until you see the ink pearl.

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Smoosh your paper (tag) into the colors.

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And have a look. Yum! I dried this with my heat gun.

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And smooshed again in the ink – and dried it.

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Smooshed and draged a few times more. You don’t have to dry it in between every time you smoosh, you can just try a variation. To get more “spots” try drying it and smoosh again.

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This is what it looked when I was satisfied after a bunch of smooshing in the ink.

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And I couldn’t hold back from my mist bottles so I splashed a few drops of Glimmer Mist over the colored part to add some shimmer. Unscrew the top and use the “straw” inside to drip or splash some ink randomly (Note – I don’t mist the color on).

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And this is the piece when I’m ready.

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Sheep – Ewe are amazing
Leaves – Buds & Blossoms
Sentense – Love Story Sentiments

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Sheep and leaves are mounted on 3D foam.

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Hope you want to give it a try – it’s nothing but FUN FUN FUN!

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Stamps:  Kraftin Kimmie Stamps
Papers: Cheap watercolor paper
Tools: Tag (Tim Holtz)
Medium: Distress Ink & Glimmer Mist. (Sheep is colored with Copics, Leaves colored with watercolor)

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  • Lena H. - Åh, så bra! Jag gör på annat vis men nästa gång ska jag göra som du. MYCKET smidigare! Snyggare blir det också :-)ReplyCancel