There’s no NC-17 rating here! This technique is totally Rated C – for crafty! ? (Ok, ok… totally lame!) It’s a classic technique, but one that can really extend the solid and patterned stamps in your collection. By combining them with the Stamp Kissing technique, you can create some real unique looks! Beware – combining dye inks will create color shifts, so be ready for that and plan your colors accordingly!
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supplies for stamp kissing
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 kissing
- Apply a lighter color ink to the solid stamp.
- Apply a darker ink or coordinating color to a patterned or background stamp.
- Kiss the solid stamp to the pattern/background stamp to pick up some of the darker color.
- Stamp the solid stamp.
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