Different Methods of Ink Blending

Different Methods of Ink Blending

Happy Craftersday, Crafty Peeps! It’s getting close to Christmas and I still need to wrap gifts! And what do those gifts need once they are all wrapped up? TAGS!

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Today, I am focused on making tags for the special people in my life and I will be doing ink blending for each one. I start out by cutting my tags down to 3-1/2 inches tall and 2-1/8 inches wide. This will give me 12 tags from one standard sized sheet of paper.

Now I am going to freestyle each tag. I’ll show you a picture and tell you what I did under each one.

I did some very light ink application with a beauty blender contouring brush. What I like most about this brush is that if you are heavy handed (like me) it gives you a light touch. I wanted my tag a little darker at the bottom so I always started off the paper at the bottom to get the heavier application of ink down there.

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For this tag, I am still using the make up blending brush and I am blending Broken China in to Peacock Feathers. Note that you can see the texture of the surface of the paper using the make up brush.

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This is what that looks like using the Ranger foam ink blender. The coverage is a little more even and you don’t see the texture of the applicator as much. I like both looks but it’s really up to you which one you like more. You can also build up layers of ink which will even the ink out more with each layer.

Lastly, I decorated my tags using stickers and embellishments from my stash. Thanks for reading. If you haven’t already subscribe to my blog using the form at the bottom of the page. You’ll receive the latest updates of posts and news from my site. Merry Christmas!

Materials

Altenew Deep Iris Crisp Dye Ink Altenew Deep Iris Crisp Dye Ink Altenew.com Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink ScrapbookPal.com Scrapbook.com Broken China Distress Oxide Ink Broken China Distress Oxide Ink ScrapbookPal.com Scrapbook.com Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool ScrapbookPal.com Scrapbook.com WRMK Trim and Score Board WRMK Trim and Score Board Scrapbook.com Fiskars Paper Trimmer Fiskars Paper Trimmer Scrapbook.com Fiskars Replacement Blades Fiskars Replacement Blades ScrapbookPal.com Scrapbook.com Fiskars Bypass Trimmer Fiskars Bypass Trimmer Scrapbook.com

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