3 Embossed Clothespins:
Attach Sticky Strip to front of mini clothespin, then cover with embossing powder and heat emboss. I used Pool Party, Gold and Silver EP for my 3 mini clothespins. It takes longer to emboss this way, so be patient. The results are worth the wait.
Sponge 3 colors of ink onto Shimmery White CS. Blend, using a circular motion. Stamp desired image over the sponged background.
Use a reinker/alcohol mixture to spritz paper doilies. Let dry and apply a second spritzing if you desire a deeper shade.
Soak mini clothespins in a reinker/water solution to color them. Allow to soak for at least 10 minutes. Place on paper towel to dry.
Cover a doily with Versamark ink. Then cover it with EP. Heat emboss. Here, I've used Early Espresso, Silver, and Gold EP. I love them all. They are gorgeous!
This page is NOT in the techniques album, but we used it at my class. The flowers, obviously, could not be smooshed into an album.
Use the reinker/alcohol mixture to spritz filter paper flowers. Let dry and apply a second spritzing if you desire a deeper shade.
Add more texture and shades of coloring by lightly brushing the tips of the flower petals with an ink pad. BE GENTLE WITH YOUR INK PAD, AS THE FOAM IS A LITTLE DELICATE.
Give added glitz by spritzing with a shimmer mist.
In an upcoming post, I'll show you how I used some gorgeous filter paper flowers in a bouquet.
Come back soon for part 7, as we wrap up our series.
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