Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Acrylic Paint Resist


Hello crafters, Kirsten here.
I hope you had a nice weekend.
I’ve got a quick card to show you today, using white acrylic paint as a resist, instead of embossing powder.


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Put some paint onto your craft sheet & spread it out with a  palette knife. Put your stamp - I used the Joy Craft Vintage Flourish Leaf 1 stamp - onto an acrylic block & tap it GENTLY into the paint, you want a fairly smooth, even coverage.
 

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 Stamp onto the paper, gently again. Putting too much pressure on the acrylic block will cause the paint to spread. I’ve used a piece of one of the patterned papers from the new
CWC collection ‘Opulence’. Dry the paint with a heat tool – that will take seconds.
 
Remember to clean your stamp immediately with water. Alternatively, cover it with a wet baby wipe until you have time to clean it properly.


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Next step, cover the entire piece with distress ink, I used Dried Marigold. ( You could also use Adirondack inks). Take a clean baby wipe & remove the DI from the painted image, dry the paper with a heat tool for a few seconds.


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I layered the paper onto another piece from the Opulence collection, added the birthday greeting, also from Opulence, (layered with a scalloped die cut) & embellished with gold diamond mesh & gold liquid pearls.
 

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Opulence Collection Pack     Clear Stamp - flower / leaf 1     Acrylic Dabber Lights Snow Cap   1/2 metre of gold Diamond Mesh     Liquid Pearls - Gold Pearl   
 
Thanks for looking, see you next time.
 
Kirsten

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