Try it Today – Embossed Splatters

I went to my last scrapbook retreat with a list of techniques I wanted to try; embossed splatters topped that list. I love the look of ink and paint splatters but wanted to mix up the texture a little.

I used my VersaMark re-inker to drop dots of embossing ink along the right side of the page. I also dipped a paint brush into the ink and flicked it to get smaller spots. The ink is a little thick for that, but this is the kind of page that is all about experimenting. No perfection needed! I used Stampendous Fran•tage powder in several colours. (Oh, don’t forget to use a powder bag, embossing buddy, or even a dryer sheet, first!)

I quite like how it turned out, so this is a do-over technique. I added plenty of gold, glittery touches all over to repeat the metallic colours and used the same powder to cover the chipboard arrows.


Supplies: Echo Park/Glitz paper and stickers, Pink Paislee chipboard, Studio Calico badge, VersaMark ink, Stampendous Embossing Powder, Ranger Stickles, unknown wooden heart

Here are a few close-ups:




So, what do you think? Is this something you would try?

One comment

  1. […] layout you lifted? Show us! (Maybe Brande inspired you to create a title page? Maybe you tried some embossed splatters? We want to see!) Is there an idea you think one of us should try? Tell us! Is there a past […]

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