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Monday, March 5, 2012

Technique Tuesday - Salty



Welcome once again the the Sparkle N Sprinkle Technique Tuesday! I always love the effect of the technique I am showing today. It is the salt technique.


Supplies:

  1. white glossy card stock
  2. multi-colored ink pad in blues and purples
  3. salt -- I used sea salt in a grinder
  4. brayer
  5. water spritzer
  6. heat gun 9 ( optional )
Brayer color on your glossy card stock.


Spritz the card well with water.


Sprinkle the wet card with salt.


Let dry or use a heat gun a little to speed up the drying.  Then wipe off the salt with your hand or paper towel.


You will end up with a sea looking effect. I tried this technique using matte card stock, but I like the effect better on the glossy card stock.
I hope you enjoyed the technique today. Please  check back next Tuesday to see a new one. Have a great day!

April

Sparkle N Sprinkle products used:
  1. Clarence T Crab
  2. Florida Beach glitter

7 comments:

  1. Another cool effect April - thanks for the inspiration!

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  2. Cute card. I love how you used the baker's twine to make your frame!

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  3. April, Snappy looks so cute holding the sand dollar! I may have to give him a new lease on life here at my home. Love the look you have achieved. I'm off to the SNS blog to check it out!

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  4. OMgoodness Miss April this is So Adorable! Love your Sweet little Crab and Starfish too! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  5. OMG! Love this little crab. Great job, April, I have good new for you. I re-open my Etsy store i most of my card on sale now. You can visit my Blog for detail information. Thank you. Have a Wonderful Weekend! Olena

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  6. Love your Technique Tuesdays posts! This is an adorable card!

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  7. Super card! What a great way to use baker's twine! I love the look of your salt technique, too. I've never seen that before.

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