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Baby Wipe Technique / Embossing a Dye-Based ink Image Tutorial

Fabulous Flowers Stampin' Up! Card

In order to create the flower for this card I used the Baby Wipe technique. Although Splitcoaststampers has a tutorial for this technique I decided to create one as well because I added a little twist which involves embossing a dye-based ink image.  When you do the baby wipe technique, as far as I know, you have to use dye inks because they are thinner and spread better.

Step 1:  Choose at least 3 different colors of  re-inkers – a light, a medium and a darker shade.  For this card I used Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, Rose Red and Purely Pomegranate.  Lay out two sheets of baby wipes (one on top of the other) on a plastic plate or other non-permeable surface.

Baby Wipe Technique Stampin' Up!

 

 Step 2:  Starting with your darkest color, place a few drops randomly spaced out onto the baby wipe.

Baby Wipe Technique Stampin' Up!

 

Step 3:  Repeat with the next ligher color (Rose Red), then the Regal Rose, and finally, fill in all the white space with the lightest color (Pretty in Pink).

Baby Wipe Technique Stampin' Up!

 

Step 4:  Ink up your stamp on the baby wipe "palette" you created – just like you would on a normal ink pad.  I like to tap the stamp several times on the baby wipe to make sure that the stamp is inked all over.

Baby Wipe Technique

 

Step 5:  Stamp the flower onto Whisper White CS – leave the stamp in place, then position the stamp-a-ma-jig with the corner of the stamp as shown.

Baby Wipe Technique

 

Step 6:  Holding the stamp-a-ma-jig in place so that it doesn’t shift, remove the stamp and clean it – this is what your image will look like.  

Baby Wipe Technique

 

Step 7:  Ink up your cleaned stamp with Versamark ink.   

 

Step 8:  Carefully holding your stamp-a-ma-jig in place, align the wood block in the corner of the stamp-a-ma-jig as shown, and stamp.

 

Step 9:  Sprinkle on clear embossing powder and heat emboss.

Baby Wipe Technique

 

Step 10:  This is what your image will look like embossed.  Using the same baby wipe palette you created, repeat this entire process two more times.

 

Step 11:  Cut out each of the flowers as shown – for one of them, just the center, for the second cut away the outer layer of petals, and for the third, cut out the entire flower. 

Baby Wipe Technique Stampin' Up!

 

Step 12:  Place a Stampin’ Dimensional on the back of the smallest flower and attach to the medium sized flower (being sure to align the petals). Take your 1/8" handheld punch, punch a hole through the center of the two sandwiched flowers.  Place a rhinestone brad through the hole, then mount to the largest flower using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  You’re done!

 

 

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