Monday, November 6, 2017

Inking Techniques with Susie!

Hello and welcome! 

Susie hosting the blog today and I am playing along with our challenge for the month of November:  "Fall Colors"!  I created this Clean And Simple (CAS) card by combining Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalking Ink with some leaf dies. 


I started with a piece of paper from the Anchors Aweigh Collection and 5 different colors of PowderPuff Chalking Inks: Terra Cotta, Clay, Lipstick, Barn Board, and Desert Sun. I used a piece of the same paper as the background for this picture so that you can see how much richer and varied the color is after I blended all the inks.


Next I die cut the leaves. 

These particular dies allow for embossing to add some detail...


...but you can really see the veins in the leaf after I lightly swiped the Clay ink across the surface!


I also inked the edges of the finished leaves and took a little time to bend and curve them...


...before adhering them to the card with dimensional adhesive.


I love how they turned out!  

I am definitely going to make more for another project later this month!

 

I hope you will play along with our Fall Colors Challenge this month. There is a yummy prize to be won! Check out all the details HERE.

Quick Quotes Supplies:
PowderPuff Chalking Ink: Lipstick, Clay, Terra Cotta, Desert Sun and Barn Board
Anchors Aweigh 103

Other Supplies:  
BoBunny Leaf Die 
Therm O Web 3D Zots 
Mason Row PEGZ Stamp 
Cardstock 

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you find some time to play today!
 ~ Susie
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