For the past week, I’ve been working in my stamping area, tearing up grungy old carpet, moving around heavy stamp and craft storage units and generally making a mess. But in the process, I pulled everything out of several storage areas and found a box full of Rollagraph wheels, ink cartridges and handles.
It’s been a while since I’ve used them, mostly because I haven’t been storing them with the rest of my stamps so when I’m browsing my stamps for a project, I forget about them (something I have corrected in my reorganization.)
I also was straightening up some scrap paper and it occurred to me that the Rollagraph wheels would be handy for turning odds and ends of left-over papers into useable background papers.
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Here is another card from the upcoming “Powdered Pigment Techniques“ eArticle that will be posted this coming Thursday (6/20/13.) This one uses an Embossing Arts stamp, powdered pigments, glue, water and cardstock. I used one powdered pigments technique to color in the flower and another to create the background. Details coming in the eArticle.
I hope you are having a lovely relaxing weekend and have had a chance to get your fingers a bit inky. This is a simple card I made last week using one of the techniques in the “Powdered Pigment Techniques“ eArticle that will be posted this coming Thursday (6/20/13.) In the scan, you can see the copper color of the card, but not the metallic shimmer of the mica powder. It uses a oak leaf stamp from PSX, Pearl Ex (Super Copper) and VersaMark ink on white and black cardstocks.
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