Friday, 26 December 2014

Inkadinks and Wax Technique

Good Morning Crafters

Well we hope you all had a lovely Christmas.

Today we are sharing a YouTube from Samantha K showing a technique using inkadinks and wax.

First of all here is a picture of her creation and a brief description as described by Samantha.

Clematis Decoupage Stamp Set

I was feeling very summery when i made this, plus the Inkadinks are very spring/summer colours that I used 

I have used the Inkadinks as a watercolour paint to very roughly paint the flower and leaves, I purposely didn't stay in the lines, as the whole effect is meant to look quite artsy and bleed into each other. The idea is also to demonstrate a way of colouring the stamped images without having to be a great painter or great with markers. 

I then dried everything off, added wax over the coloured areas, again not being to fussy and then used a different colour wash all over, dabbing any excess ink of the wax areas that had acted like a resist. 

The effect left is one where the over colour has in places seeped into the initial colour, leaving a gorgeous colour blend, that some people may find difficult to do if they were just using paint on paint as everything can just become a little muddy. 

Enjoy the rest of the festive season!

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Merry Christmas

Good Morning Crafters

We at Imagination Crafts wish all our followers and customers
A very Merry Christmas!

We hope you all have a wonderful day!

Monday, 22 December 2014

Sparkly Christmas Tree Ornaments

Good Morning Crafters

Only 4 days until Santa pays us all a visit.

We at Imagination Crafts wish you all a Merry Christmas and hope you all have a good one!

Today our tutorial is from another of our new DT members Amy.
She has really gotten into the festive season with her tutorial!

Masking Tape
Pallet Knife
Snowflakes, The Clearing Stencils
Christmas Tree Panel Stencil
Diamond, Periwinkle, Candy Floss, Amethyst Sparkle Medium

Other Items
3 Clear Class Ovals
Crystal Stickles Glitter Glue
Silver Stickles Glitter Glue
Lime Green Stickles Glitter Glue
Lilac and Blue Ribbon

All Ornaments are made using flat glass ovals which have been pre-drilled 

Position the snowflake stencil over the oval and tape down. Stencil using Diamond Sparkle Medium.

Remove stencil and leave to dry

On the second oval using the clearing stencil mask part of the stencil.
Using Periwinkle for the tree and diamond sparkle medium for the deer spread evenly to cover the parts of the stencil you require.

Carefully removed stencil and put to one side to dry.

Taking the Panel Stencil Christmas Tree place over the 3rd oval and then using Candy Floss, Periwinkle and Amethyst over the top half of the tree.

Remove stencil and leave to dry.

To finish off add some sequins, diamantes, extra sparkle medium, stickles glitter glues and finish them off with some pretty ribbons ready to hang on the tree. 
They look beautiful when the lights are on as they twinkle.

Thank you for visiting today.