Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Inking with Masking Tape

This fun technique has been making the rounds on the internet lately so of course, I had to try it out!
I don't know if it has an "official" name, but I call it Inking with Masking Tape. 
Pretty self-explanatory, eh?

Ok, so here's my card:


To create the background, I just used three strips of masking tape - one for each color - and rubbed them sticky side down on the surface of an ink pad to pick up the color, one at a time.
Then I just rubbed the inked tape onto the cardstock piece to transfer the color - easy peasy, really. 

My color combo here is Pink Pirouette, Rose Red and Pear Pizazz with Smoky Slate and Whisper White as the neutrals. I stamped my greeting from the Yippee-Skippee stamp set in Black Staz-On ink and added a Large Rhinestone for an accent.
Love the clean and simple look of this card and it's a good one to switch out the colors and/or greeting for ANY type of card you may need. 
Give this technique a try and tell me how you like it, ok? 

As always, thanks for choosing me as your Stampin' Up! demonstrator and for shopping in my Online Store. 
Here's the link for your convenience:
Robin's Online Stampin' Store

Happy creating!
~~Robin

1 comment:

  1. Oh, yeah! I've been seeing this look around but didn't know how to achieve it. Now I know! Thank you!

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