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Wednesday, 11 April 2018

April beginners card class

Monday was the beginners card class at Scrapbook Magic that I teach once a month.

We were working with reinkers and baby wipes this month.  

The idea was to show them how to create multi coloured images and backgrounds.  Now to do this you just get a baby wipe and drop some ink onto the wipes in a couple of colours and then ink up your stamp image to either use as a focal point or make your background.  Use a clean baby wipe for each colour combination to avoid getting muddy colours.  Here are a couple of the cards I made on the day to add to my collection.

Now what do you do with all those inky baby wipes?  Now I know there are some people that would say just bin them.  I couldn't do that so I let them dry out first and then glued them to some printer paper with gel medium.  I left them to dry overnight and then stamped images onto them, cut them out and made more cards but this time the images had some added texture.


Chris said...

Really ! There is no hope for you

Justine said...

Waste not want not!

Julie said...

WOW ... fabulous, beautiful and very pretty.
What a great way to re-cycle the used baby wipe again after using it, you are clever.

Karen K said...

These are beautiful Linda xx

Darnell said...

These are all really gorgeous, Linda! I'll bet you are a fantastic teacher! You are certainly an innovative one with what you've done with the inky baby wipes - good job!! Hugs, Darnell

Brigitte said...

Wow, such nice, creative cards. And a wonderful idea to reuse the wipes instead of throwing them out.