Tuesday, April 1, 2014

How To: Ink Spot Background

Here's a tutorial on how to make Ink Spot Backgrounds with Tim Holtz Distress Stains. I used Broken China, Tattered, Bundled Sage.

You must protect your work space not just the surface as you will see from my note. I had ink on the walls.
Select your colors that coordinate or work with your theme.  I think this paper will make nice baby cards. You must strike the paper quite firmly.  Do a test on a scrap first if you need to. Spread your spots around the paper randomly.  This for some will be the most challenging.  Have fun!!

This would be a great activity with kids. They can then make projects (cards) with their paper. The paper takes about 10 minutes to dry.  The ink goes a lot way.

2 comments:

  1. Looks great. Makes me wonder if bingo daubers would work as well....and you wouldn't have to hit them so hard.

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  2. These products are really fun to use, aren't they!! :)

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