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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