Welcome to the Totally Techniques Blog Hop! I’m Lynsay Mahon, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Each month our team chooses a technique to feature and each of the artists showcases their version of the technique. Its a fun way to see different interpretations and projects from around the world!
This month’s technique features the Sponge Brayer. This foam roller is perfect for layering ink onto projects and can be used in a multitude of ways.
I wanted to create a “mixed media” style of background for my project. I used the Sponge Brayer to add Pacific Point Classic Ink to the Pacific Point Cardstock. I then added Craft White Ink to specific areas of the card front and used Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder to make the white areas really stand out. Once embossed, I added some stamped images to the background in Pacific Point and finished it up by splattering Craft White Ink over top.
To make the focal point of this card, I used 2 circles from the Layering Circles Dies and created a form to add my blueberry wreath to.
The circle makes a perfect form for layering the blueberry images that were fussy cut from the Designer Series Paper.
Here’s how the project came together.
The textured background is subtle but really adds to the finished look.
Be sure to hop along to see the rest of the team’s projects using the Sponge Brayer! You can see the full list of blogs by clicking the link below:
Have fun crafting!
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