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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Enjoys Ink Swiping


Hi, Cornelia here today, swiping ink pads. I love those flowers - this one is from the new stamp club set for August, Floral Bliss. But I am not so good at coloring, so I have to come up with other options.



This was my inspiration for this card. I found it in my email and thought it's quite a cool advertisement and needs to be transformed into a card.


And this is how I did it:

I stamped and masked the flower with Tuxedo Memento ink.



I pulled out my long neglected ColorBox ink pad dating back to the beginnings of my stamping, when I thought I only needed black ink and maybe some colors and those teeny tiny ink pads would do.



I took out the yellow first and swiped it across towards the right of the upper flower and continued with orange and purple.



I added some color to the cone centers.



I stamped the sentiment and added a snippet of PP to the main sentiment and then - you guessed it - can't do without splatters.... Used my beloved tattered angels oil slick glimmer glaze. Makes beautiful glossy black splatters.



Hope you liked this - see you next month!


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21 comments:

  1. Beautiful flowers.. Nice technique for adding color..

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  2. Holy cow! This looks amazing. Whadayamean your not a colorist. Could have fooled me. WOW!

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  3. Holy cow! This looks amazing. Whadayamean your not a colorist. Could have fooled me. WOW!

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  4. Cornelia-This is so effective! Fabulous card :)
    Nessa xxx

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  5. Really like this. Going in my CASE file.

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  6. Stunning use of colours on the flowers - wonderful inspirational post
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. AWESOME technique and so cool to take inspiration from something in everyday life!! It just looks so amazing and incredibly gorgeous!!

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  8. Loved the ink swiping...looks so cool!!! The card looks great...

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  9. Wonderful..I too have colorbox pigment ink in rainbow colors..your card is inspiring !

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  10. Fun technique. I have an old Colorbox petal pad set that would work, too.

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  11. so creative - love the easy way of adding so much color at one swipe:)

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  12. Swiping ink pads? That looks like the best idea...and card is definitely stunning Cornelia! :)
    Suchi xx

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  13. I read about your COLOR BOX long Ink
    I have it too
    and thinking the same too at that time some years ago hihi
    i thougt i want to save some money and only buy that ink
    and now it is dry I threw it away already
    Stunning technique will try it soon
    lovely card Cornelia
    hugs, Monika

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  14. Unique technique and inspiration for beginner like me.TFS

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  15. What a unique way to use your inks! Beautiful card!

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  16. I love all the techniques lately. Love the pops of color and the black and white.

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  17. Klasse Karte!!! Was du so aus Nichts machen kannst ist fantastisch!!!

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