When I escape for a bit of scrapbooking
time, for me there's nothing more relaxing than coloring! I'm sure you'll agree
there are great new coloring products that are extra fun to use on layouts. Here
is an idea using colorful spray ink and paints on your scrapbook pages.
Color Using a
Combination of Spray Ink & Paint
You at 3 by Heidi Sonboul. Supplies: Cardstock:
Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper:
American Crafts, Cosmo Cricket, and October Afternoon; Spray ink: Tattered Angels.
To create a painted sky background, follow these steps:
1. Cut multiple sizes of a single image.
Place on patterned paper as masks.
2. Paint over the masks.
3. Spritz on spray ink for shine. Remove
Color Using a
I Do Know by Ann-Marie
Morris. Supplies: Cardstock: Die Cuts with a View; Patterned paper: American Crafts and
Cosmo Cricket; Letter stickers: American
Crafts and My Mind's Eye; Chipboard: Crate
Paper; Stamps: Autumn Leaves; Ink: Clearsnap and Tsukineko; Embossing powder and pen: American
Crafts; Die-cutting machine and
cartridge: Making Memories; Punch: Fiskars
Americas; Adhesive: Tombow; Other: Fabric, pin, staples, and
To create a soft, colorful background, follow these steps:
1. Repeatedly stamp and heat-emboss an image.
Note: For heat-embossing instructions,
2. Paint over embossed images, using
multiple colors of watercolor paints.
3. Wipe paint from embossed images.
For additional spectacular coloring ideas for your scrapbook layouts, check out the"Coloring for Grownups" article in Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks: Tools &
Techniques special issue by Creating Keepsakes. You can view the issue online instantly by becoming a premium member of Club CK for only $19.95 a year.
McGuire, Creating Keepsakes contributing
Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 9:42 AM
Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks Editors
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