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Did you know? Glossy card stock can be used to make faux flannel blankets for your papercraft projects? It really is quite an amazing technique to try. It's a great way to use your reinkers as well. You really don't need many supplies to try this technique either.
Scroll down for a list of the supplies you will need and to find the instructions for making a little flannel blanket of your own.
This technique is also called the Baby Wipe Technique.
HINT: I show you a tip at the bottom of the page for how to get this effect using plain cardstock instead of glossy cardstock.
You will need the following supplies:
Here's how to make your faux blanket:
You can find out about other types of card stock and see a table listing some of their suggested uses here.
TIP: You could try this technique with plain card cardstock as well. It just won't be as shiny at the end, unless you also heat emboss your finished piece with clear embossing powder after you dry emboss it through the Die Cutting and Embossing Machine. So go ahead and
TIP: Another way to get a plaid effect is to try using the Stampin' Up! masks. The Artistic Mix set of masks has endless possibilites for creating plaid patterns with ink, the masks and some blending tools.You can use glossy cardstock or plain cardstock with masks, too.
If you enjoyed this technique, you may also like to try some more. Here are some suggestions for you:
Enjoy playing with your craft supplies in a new way so you keep the spark of creativity going! And do share your ideas with others to increase your joy.