October 9, 2012

Tuesday Tips or Techniques-Coloring Specialty Paper!

Glossy, raised patterns printed on heavy-weight Natural paper called "Natural Composition Specialty Designer Paper". 6 different patterns appear brown and glossy. But wait...what if you add ink? Keep reading and I'll show you how:

This is the card I created today. The Natural Composition Specialty Designer Paper with the embossing is a kraft color to begin with. I started out with a panel measuring 3 5/8" x 4 7/8". Using Gumball  Green Ink and a Sponge, I swirled the ink on the panel:

Notice how the embossing resists the ink color and still peeks through? I completed inking the whole panel and using a tissue, wiped off the residue from the embossing:

Here is a close-up of the completed inked panel:

The 2nd panel measures 4" x 5 /14"  and I used Marina Mist. The background color is Island Indigo cut at 4 1/4" x 11", scored and folded in half:

Card Supplies:
  • Stamps: Perfect Punches
  • Accessories: Rhinestone Jewels, Marina Mist 1/2" Scallop Dots Ribbon
  • Tools: Sponge, Decorative Label Punch, Wide Oval Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots
  • Inks: Gumball Green
  • Cardstock: Marina Mist, Island Indigo
  • DSP: Natural Composition Specialty Designer Paper

Natural Composition Specialty Designer Series Paper
Item #126917
Preferred Price-$12.95

Glossy, raised patterns printed on heavy-weight Natural paper. Patterns appear brown and glossy. 12 sheets: 2 ea. of 6 single-sided designs.

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  1. Fantastic technique with awesome results!

  2. Leave it to you Debbie to help us get more BANG for our buck! FABULOUS technique and the finished product is GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing yet another awesome Tuesday Technique Tip with us.

  3. Zowie!!!!! I have this paper and have yet to use it - now I will...TFS~


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