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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Does Highlighting With Ink!


I came across a fun technique in blogland and I thought I would share it on today's spotlight project. It's called highlighting resist.




STEP 1
Start by stamping the poinsettia from Holiday Sketches: Christmas Flower with VersaMark and emboss with clear powder on a panel of glossy paper.


STEP 2
Using a jumbo dauber, sponge on pink ink. [I used Distress Worn Lipstick.]


STEP 3
Now comes the highlighting part. Using a darker ink [I used Distress Festive Berries], sponge only the actual poinsettia. Using a paper towel, wipe off any excess ink from the embossed portion of the flower.


STEP 4
To finish off card, cut panel to the size you want, stamp the sentiment and adhere to a card base.

Along with being a really pretty card, it is totally flat for easy mailing at a regular price. Try this for yourself. You can also use different colors: yellow and orange, green and blue...the potential is unlimited!

See you in a couple of weeks!



Stamps Vicki used in today's project:




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14 comments:

  1. Pretty card! Love the resist look and the two tone effect from using two colors!

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  2. Vicki, love the two-tone sponging. I love to play with distress inks, thanks for sharing this technique, will use it soon for sure. Sweet Kobylkin

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  3. Love that extra shading - adds so much interest! Thanks for sharing this.

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  4. That's a great technique. Beautiful card. Hugz

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  5. I love your Rich color combination, a cool idea! Love it!

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  6. Wow..this technique looks fab.Loved the card,Thanks for sharing !

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  7. Such a pretty card - love the results you achieved with this technique, Vicki!

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  8. love that technique, have to do it more times *lol
    Your Cards a very pretty
    CU hellerlittle

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  9. ooh woow Vicki..I love this technique I must try it...I was made today on a white paper and try to colored it with copic..stupid me..I cant see the area wich one is the flower which one is the leaves...also better I use the sponge and distress ink I will try it also on the glossy paper...thanks for the tutorial dear Vicki...I enjoy to read it...

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