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Sunday, 12 May 2013

Apothecary Accents, Aqua Painted

Being a Blue girl I have never parted with my Ballet Blue inkpad from my first Stampin Up purchases! It is a bit low now but still has enough juice for this type of effect. The Apothecary Art image stamp and sentiment stamp is stamped onto Naturals Vanilla cardstock and then I have used the Aqua Painter to simply fill in the main floral image and do a pale wash effect on the outside of the border. I dyed the Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon by scrunching it into the ink pad and using a little water to spread the colour. (gloves are essential to stop your hands getting too dyed also). 
Hope you try this fast and simple method. Thanks for Looking, Liz

2 comments:

  1. Thanks very much Elaine, it was fun to do- feels a bit like when you were a child painting with water!

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thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I really appreciate it, Liz