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Stencil Stamping Technique with Pigment Ink

by | April 22nd, 2016 | 3

Hi everyone!  I’m so excited to share a layout with you today that I’ve created using some of my favorite techniques and of course with some of my favorite Clearsnap products-Pigment Ink and Art Screens!

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This layout was super easy to create!  The base of the layout was created using one of our new ColorBox® Art Screens  and ColorBox® Color Pop Pigment Ink for Susan Weckesser.

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I chose to do a reverse “stencil-stamping” technique that I’ve used before-quite often!  I began by applying the Pigment Ink directly to the Art Screen in a dabbing motion; only a small section needs to be inked for this technique.

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Once the Art Screen is sufficiently inked, I lightly spritzed the stencil with water (for movement).

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Next, I flipped the Art Screen over (do so over scrap paper in case water drips) and gently placed the inked side onto my cardstock; gently press the stencil only to avoid ink seeping through the negative portions.  I removed the stencil and had my design!  A little goes a long way, therefore, I was able to “stamp” in two additional areas with the original inking!

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I used a “few” die-cuts on this layout! I do this often because it gives me the opportunity to customize my embellishment colors; the leaves, flowers, butterflies, and tag were all customized to fit the page!

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I used Susan Weckesser’s Metallic Color Pop Pigment Ink in “Shimmer”  and ColorBox “Gold Shimmer” Embossing Powder to create the butterflies and to stamp the title of the page. Seriously folks, a white piece of paper and Clearsnap is all you’ll need in your scrappy lives! I hoped you’ve enjoyed this fun and easy project!  Please come back for more amazing National Scrapbooking Day projects that we have lined up for you!

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About Suzanne Austin

Hi!  My name is Suzanne Austin.  I’m a SAHM of 3 kiddos living on the Gulf Coast in Alabama.  I’ve been married to my wonderful husband for 17 years and counting!  I began scrapping shortly after the birth of our son, and like most haven’t looked back!  It wasn’t hard to become completely immersed in scrapbooking-the process, the art, the design-I am still in awe of the talent that’s showcased in this industry.  My style is pretty versatile (and still ever evolving), but I tend to lean toward the mixed-media and inky side of scrapping.  My motto: Just do it!  I love experimentation with new ideas and techniques. I tend jump in head first-no regrets. I love the enrichment (and therapy :D) this hobby has to lend.  I’m beyond excited to rub elbows with our talented Creative Team for yet another term! 

3 Responses to Stencil Stamping Technique with Pigment Ink

  1. jpscraps says:

    This is such a cool technique. Definitely going to try it! Beautiful layout!!

  2. Mary Holshouser says:

    Beautiful page.
    So many wonderful designs.
    thanks for sharing.

  3. Tracy Moloney says:

    EXCITING technique and fabulous layout Suzanne!!!
    LOVE your background and your leaves, flowers & butterflies, they add a pretty contrast and dimension.

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