Tuesday, October 14, 2014

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Makes a Card Using the Triple Brayering Technique

Today I am showing a fun way to brayer. Here is the finished card:

While my card layout does rather cover the brayered background, I do have steps to show you what is going on.

Start with a glossy card stock, brayer, stamp [I used SKETCHED: Simple Gift], 3 colors of ink (light medium and dark), and some masks. Oh yeah, Versamark too.

Start by random stamping the image using Versamark and emboss with clear embossing powder.

Starting with the lightest color, brayer over the entire panel. Lay down the larger masks, and brayer the medium ink all over the panel. 

Lastly, lay down the smaller dots, overlapping on the edges of the bigger masks, and brayer the dark color all over the panel.

Here is the end result:

Now, just find a sketch, or make a sketch and finish off your card.

While I used the SKETCHED: Simple Gift for my background stamping, I also stamped, colored, and cut out two additional gifts, and then used the gift image from Joyful for the front focal gift. I do love the way these sets work so well together!

I hope you try the triple brayering effect -- there is a ton of potential using this technique.

See you in a couple of weeks!

Stamps Vicki used in today's project:


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  1. Love the variation of colors! Pretty card! Awesome Simple Gift stamp too!

  2. great technique for making a unique background. Must try that x

  3. Great background technique. Love the embossed resist. Hugz

  4. Way out of my league, but a technique that I can aspire to for 'down the road.' Absolutely gorgeous...and your tutorial is utterly fabulous! User-friendly in every way!

  5. Very cool background! Thanks so much for tutorial!

  6. Love the variations of pink, awesome technique, Thanks for sharing the pictorial!!!

  7. Love this technique Vicki! Will have to give this a try.

  8. Can't wait to try this - I've only brayered one color before.

  9. Great technique Vicki....love the different effects/textures you've achieved. Thanks for sharing.


    Karen xxx

  10. wooooohooooooooo thats looking great !!! I have never done before a brayering... i think i have to do !!!
    CU hellerlittle

  11. Awesome technique !! Loved the bright colored card !! Thanks for sharing :)

  12. Amazingly cool and very well done background - thanks for showing how you did it!! This really rocks!!

  13. WONDERFUL technique Vicki.. I never try to put that circle like you did I must try it raeally this is a clever card Vicki..love this


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