Friday, May 6, 2016

Fun Stampers Journey Clear Pigment Ink to Create a Background

When you use Clear Pigment Ink on stamps that will be stamped on card stock, the stamped image takes on the color of the card stock and gives it a deeper shade for the stamped image.  In the photo above I used it with the Stuck on You Stamp Set and Limeade Splash and River Stone Card Stocks.

Experiment with the card stock you have on hand.   Fun to create your own background designs too.   Not all color will work with this technique.   Black Licorice would be too dark to show the stamped image clearly.   

The Simply Beautiful sentiment is part of the Stuck on You stamp and there is even a matching die set.   The die set is on back-order until May 20th.  Just an FYI.

I cut the square and the tag using dies.   The tag was sponged on the edges and over the top of the sentiment.

River Stone (gray) square is adhered flat to the card base.  The Whip Cream Tag piece was added on with Journey Foam Squares to add dimension to the card front.    Also added in Candy Dots to the tag.

Another use (not in the above sample) 
The Clear Pigment Ink Pad is also used with Embossing Powders.
  1.  Stamp your image using the Clear Pigment Ink Pad
  2.  Sprinkle with our embossing powder
  3.  Now heat set uing our Journey Heat Gun
This will give a really nice raised finish.   We have Journey Clear, Journey White, Journey Gold, and Journey Silver Embossing Powders.  Pg 209 of the current main catalog.

Fun Stampers Journey Products I Used:
Clear Pigment Ink Pad IP-0102         Re-inker   RI-0077
Limeade Splash Card Stock CS-0020
River Stone Card Stock CS-0094
Pineapple Smoothie Ink Pad IP-0014
Fusion Ink Sponges (3 to a pack)  JM-0014
Easy Glide Adhesive AD-0081    Easy Glide Refill AD-0082
Journey Foam Squares 1/4"  AD-0084       1/2"   AD-0085
Candy Dots (6mm, 8mm, 11mm)  AC-0134
Stuck on You Stamp Set set of 7    SS-0201
Stuck on You Die Set  set of 4    DI-0126
Stuck on You Bundle BD-0062   (stamp set & die set together)
    NOTE:  Bundle will save you 10% on coordinating products.
Journey Platinum Machine TO-0090
Journey Squares set of 10    DI-0038
Tag Elements  set of 6      DI-0094

Mary Director
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