Friday, October 31, 2008

Reverse Soot Stamping and Boo to you!!!!!!!!

Good Morning Everyone!
As promised here are the Directions for my "Happiness is a Journey" card. the technique is called "Reverse Soot Stamping".
1-Stamp your image with Versamark onto glossy Cardstock.
2-Hold image over lit candle (I use a taper candle as the wick is longer) touch flame to paper and move constantly to not burn it but to well soot it.
3-Take a paper towel or soft rag/cloth and wipe off. That's it!
Then just trim your image and mat as you like.

Here are two cards I made for my two grandchildren, Chase and Kayla. I know these have been around but I couldn't resist not making them.

Have a Happy Halloween everyone.....and as always,
Have a Stampinglee Good Day!
Lee


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5 comments:

Draygonflies said...

Great cards! I have used the sooting technique before but for something different. This method looks sooooo much faster and easier than what I did all those years ago!

Thanks!

Tee

Ret said...

Hi Lee, I love the sooting tech for this train. It looks so awesome, like a train would of really looked like!!! I'm sure your grandkids will love the cute cards you made for them. Happy
Halloween!!!!
Ret

Wanda in NC said...

Oh Lee, this card is so beautiful! I love the soot stamping; never did the reverse kind though - may have to try it. But it sure looks great with this train set. I'm guessing you used a spray to seal it. TFS Wanda

Lee said...

The wonderful part about this technique is you don't have to seal it as you have already wiped the soot away. No praying necessarey.

Kelly said...

Wow - what a cool technique - and perfect for the train! Thanks for sharing, Lee.