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Friday 8 February 2013

Embossed Resist

Hi All!

Bombshell Jodi here! It's Fabulous Friday at Bombshell Stamps and I get to show you another cool tutorial. This one is a recent technique I came across - by the guru himself, Tim Holtz. Its an embossed resist, very simple but very cool results.

Here's what you'll need:
Distress Ink, an embossing folder ( I used one by Tim Holtz), a die cutting machine (I used a Cuttlebug), Paint Dauber by Ranger Ink, a craft sheet, and a foam blending tool - coffee drink optional.

First, take a piece of cardstock (I used white, but any lighter color stock will work) put it in an embossing folder and run it thru your machine.

Using the paint dauber, go over the top of the embossed image, you can daub it, swipe it, whichever works best, let dry.

For your last step, take the foam blending tool and some Distress Ink ( I used Barn Door and Fired Brick) and go over the entire image. You can use one color or a combination. The Dauber Paint will resist the ink. You can take a wet paper towel and wipe off more of the Distress ink from the paint to make it brighter if you like. I also spattered some water onto the whole thing to leave some water spots.

Let it all dry and tada! You have a groovy embossed, resist background! I used the Peek A Boo Geisha digi stamp, colored with Copics. You can get some really cool effects using this technique - give it a whirl!

Until Next Time,

1 comment:

  1. Great tutorial Jodi! This background is really cool.