Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Tips & Techniques Tuesday: Fireworks Stickles


Hi. It's Angeline from ScrappyScrappy. Today I have a "fiery" tip for you for the upcoming New Year or any celebrations at all. :) Get those Stickles out and Stickle away!

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1. Get your favorite Distress Paint out {Mustard Seed / Picked Raspberry / Salty Ocean}. 
Grab your water mister out and spritz some onto the top of the Distress Paint dauber.


2. Splat onto your cardstock to create a splat effect!


3. Then get your favorite Stickles out. {Glam Pink / Broken China / Yellow}


4. Stickle along the splat lines.


5. Ta-daaa!! And you have fireworks Stickles. :) 
I've stamped the sentiment below using some Unity Stamps.


Here's a close up on how pretty the fireworks is with some Stickles.


Hope you enjoy the tutorial. Go try it out and have fun Stickle-ing!

-Angeline

7 comments:

  1. very cool idea....will be filing this one for future use

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  2. Super cool, Angeline. Trying this - for sure.

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  3. What a cool technique! I was wondering what cardstock should be used? In the photo, yours looks a little textured, like it might be watercolor cardstock. Could you use smooth? Or would it curl & soak up too much water?

    Thanks! :)

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    1. Hi Kim, Yes, I used watercolor cardstock in this. You can use normal cardstock too but you may want to dry in between splats to avoid warping or water seeping thru :)

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