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Private Mottled Paper

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Swap Coordinator:123Poggy123 (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:2
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:May 25, 2017
Date items must be sent by:June 24, 2017
Number of swap partners:1

Use a brayer or cotton ball to apply dye based ink (I used Adirondack ink) to light colored or white cardstock. Hold a spray bottle of water about 8 inches from the cardstock & spritz once or twice. Blot with a paper towel. This is important....blot, do not rub with the paper towel. Allow the paper to dry for just a few moments but, do NOT let it dry. I let it dry just long enough to open a drawer that holds my Perfect Pearls & open the jar. With a paint brush, apply a light coating of Perfect Pearls. For the last step, I sprayed the finished ATC with hair spray to seal it so the Perfect Pearls doesn't rub off. I can not find my can of sealant. The sample on the right was done with white cardstock. The ink is Rust, Butterscotch & Terra Cotta. I used Gold Perfect Pearls. For the sample on the left, I used light yellow cardstock & the same colors of ink. This time I used Bronze Perfect Pearls. This may read that it is complicated but it was easy & a lot of fun. This will be your background. Finish the ATC any way you want but be sure that some of the background shows. Add a sturdy backing to your finished product.


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