Color on the Edge

By Rebecca Keppel

October 10, 2015

Sometimes I like to add some color to the edge of my layout. In the past, I used Cat’s Eye Chalk Edgers to do this, but my current way of adding color to the edge is so fun and creates a nice blended effect.

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I use Tim Holtz Distress Inks and his Mini Ink Blending tool. I lay a piece of scratch paper or a craft mat underneath my project and move in a circular motion from the scratch paper towards the edge of my project.

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You can see when I move my patterned paper that I really do lay a lot of ink down on the scratch paper as I am moving towards my patterned paper.rk sc october-17I think this results in a nice blended look.

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I really like the way the orange ink coordinated with the orange in my photo!

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Thanks for stopping by!

🙂 Rebecca

 

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