Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday Challenge 78

Hello and welcome! It's June hosting the blog today. It is the first Friday of the month and that means it is time to reveal the August Challenge.

This month it's Friday Challenge 78 and our theme is... Use Colored Inks! Be sure to stop back at the blog this weekend for the Winner Announcement for July's Friday Challenge 77 "Red, White and Blue."

I love my PowderPuff Chalking Inks. They come in so many beautiful colors and are so versatile. 

Here is my project featuring lots of ways to use these inks.

Technique #1: 

  • Using Bora Bora PowderPuff Chalking Ink, I tinted white glass bead texture gel and applied it to Anchors Aweigh 100 paper with a swirly stencil. 
  • I found this works best by stamping the ink onto a craft mat and then mixing the texture gel into it.

Technique #2: 

  • I used Bora Bora and Sky Blue PowderPuff Chalking Inks to color white ribbon. 
  • This was quite easy - just run the ink pad over the ribbon to color it. 
  • For more on this technique, check out this video tutorial, Customize Your Ribbon with PowderPuff Chalk Ink with Barb
  • There are lots of other great techniques in the Tutorial section here on the blog too, so be sure to check them out! There is even a new section just for Canon Printer and Software tutorials too.

Technique #3:

  • I colored my chipboard flowers with Bora Bora and Sunset PowderPuff Chalking Inks using a smooshing technique. 
  • Just "smoosh" the chipboard onto the ink pad for a beautiful and organic result!


Technique #4 -

  • Two-toned letters are all the rage right now. 
  • I used Sky Blue and Sunset PowderPuff Chalking Inks to create my own two-tone title in exactly the colors I wanted. 
  • I started with white Thickers, masked one half with washi tape, and applied the first color. 
  • After they dried, I moved the mask to the opposite side and colored the other half with the second color. 
  • Just for fun, I also added Glossy Accents. (The "2017" are unaltered numbers from the same set.)

Technique #5:

  • I used Bora Bora, Sky Blue, Sunset, and Slate PowerPuff Chalking Inks to edge the papers and embellishments for my page. It makes them really pop!

These are just a few of the many techniques you can do. PowderPuff Chalking Inks also work so great for stamping, blending, watercoloring, and so much more.

I used my Canon Selphy CP1200 to print the photo for this project. So easy and convenient!

Here are some close ups of the finished product.

Two toned title work...

Quick Quotes Products:
Anchors Aweigh: 100, 101, 102, 109
Anchors Aweigh: Chipboard Die Cuts
PowderPuff Chalking Inks: Bora Bora, Sky Blue, Sunset, and Slate

Canon Printer:
Cannon SELPHY CP1200

We hope you are inspired to join us this month for our challenge! We can't wait to see what you create!!!


The Rules:
  • This month's challenge theme is "Use Colored Inks!" any color other than black.
  • Create a layout, card, tag or off the page project that in any way that uses Colored Inks as a feature - be creative!
  • You can create any kind of project, just follow the challenge criteria above.
  • Of course we would LOVE to see Quick Quotes products used on your project, but it's not a requirement to play.
  • You may use any products to participate in the challenge.
  • No back posting allowed, projects must be newly created for this challenge.
  • One (1) entry per person, per challenge please.

We can't wait to see what you create this month!

Challenge begins today and is open until 11:55 pm PST on 8/25.

  • The 'Top 3,' as chosen by our Design Team, will have bragging rights with a 'Top 3 Fave' button to display on their own blogs. Everyone who participates will be entered to win the prize for this challenge.
  • Use the Link button at the bottom of this post to link up your project. 
  • Don't have a blog? You can also link to a photo in a gallery like Photobucket or
  • The Link Tool will ask you for the direct link to your project, not just your blog address.
  • Click on your projects specific url and copy/paste it to link up.


(*QQ Prize Disclaimer: Prize contest open to US residents only.
If you live outside the US and play, you are responsible for any shipping costs for prizes won.
The $25 gift certificate excludes shipping costs.) 

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SewPaperPaint said...

I am having trouble linking up:
I keep getting an error message.

Super Stick Chick said...

Hi Autumn. Sorry about the Linky glitch. I can see your beautiful card now, so hopefully it is working better.