Ink, Emboss, Sprinkle, Heat, Smear, Spray and Create!

Howdy friends! from the blog post title you can probably guess that we are going to get inky today! But first I want to announce the winner of stamps and a gift certificate to Art Neko (formally About art Accents) congrats to Kimberly E.!!! Check your email for details;) Don’t worry if you did not win, the Garden Friends set it is still on sale and I have another idea for using it in today’s video:

Feel free to adapt this technique to suit your project. You can even just do the inked emboss and call it a day, that is pretty on it’s own. Here is a recap of what we did:

First we did an inked emboss by inking an embossing folder with pigment ink and a brayer and embossing white cardstock. Then we added a little bit of copper, gold, rust and verdigris embossing powder to the embossed panel and heated it with a heat gun. We scribbled metallic green, gold and brown gel sticks to the panel and topped it off with a spritz of homemade shimmer spray ink.

Here is my tutorial on homemade spray ink.

Here is my tutorial on the firm foam blenders for gelatos.

Thanks again to Art Neko for sponsoring this contest, remember to use my coupon code Lindsay10% to save 10% on your non sale rubber! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

18 thoughts on “Ink, Emboss, Sprinkle, Heat, Smear, Spray and Create!

  1. Yay!! So excited to win!! Thanks Lindsay and Art Neko for sponsoring the giveaway!! Can’t wait to put them to good use. Hugs and thanks!!!


  2. Hi Lindsay beautiful card, I don’t have a die cutting or embossing machine but would love to get the embossed look. I just ordered an acrylic brayer as I didn’t have one is it possible to buy an embossing folder and brayer it to get a simaler effect? Thanks


    1. you can use an embossing pin with a heavy rolling pin if you do not have a machine, it is not as crisp but you can make it work;)


  3. I’ve done the inked embossing folder lots of times but never added the embossing powder! Love it! I still don’t have gelatos but some day!!


  4. I loved your card today but the thumb is gone dont know why
    Thank you so much I watch you all the time and I knew you will get 5000, watchers before 2015 take care.


  5. yet another great card and technique Lindsay!! thanks so much for always sharing your tips, tricks, ideas, inspirations, and even the failures (when they happen! 🙂 ) congrats to over 40K subbies, and here’s to another 40K by the end of the year!! you are so real and such a joy! thanks for all you do for us, always 🙂


  6. Love the beautiful background you made- and love the Gelato accent too! Thanks for sharing, and congrats on 40,000- Wahoo!


  7. I tried this with Distress ink and it didn’t work too well. I’ll have to try a different folder than the one I used.


  8. Love this! Never added the embossing powders like this-it’s marvelous. Gotta get me some gel sticks/gelatos-Yum.


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