How To: Bleach Stamping (single or layered)

How To: Bleach Stamping (single or layered)

If you’re kinda bored with your layering stamps and their predictable look, let’s spice things up a bit with a classic stamping technique – stamping with bleach!

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supplies for bleach stamping & layer stamping

You don’t need much to achieve great results. In fact, you don’t need anything special! Of course, if you need to do some shopping, I always have supplies linked below and at the end of the post. But, before you shop, be sure to check out my Crafty Sales page for any deals you can take advantage of at your favorite crafting haunts.

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steps to stamp and layer stamp with bleach

  1. Sample scraps of colored cardstock to determine how bleach will react.
  2. Fold paper towel to create a makeshift stamp pad.
  3. Place paper towel on painting palette, plate, or plastic container.
  4. Carefully pour, or use a pipette to add bleach to the paper towel making sure it’s thoroughly soaked.
  5. Stamp outline image and allow bleach to react to the paper, using a heat tool to dry if desired.
  6. Stamp detail layers as desired, omitting any full-fill layers.
  7. Clean stamps and supplies with soap & water.


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watch the technique tutorial

My How To tutorial videos are filmed with real-time narration. You can pull out your supplies and follow along because there’s no editing, except for drying time. Pause when you need to, but otherwise, get ready and create right along with me!

How to: Stamp & Layer Stamp with Bleach | Card Making, Mixed Media & Craft Techniques

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