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Baby Swipe Technique-Serene Silhouettes

I held a fall-themed card class for the ladies of Wetmore this past weekend.  This is one of the cards we created using the Baby Swipe Technique:

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I couldn't believe that I had not already shared the baby swipe technique with the Wetmore ladies since it is one of my top ten favorite stamping techniques.  It's a great landscape technique, and all you need are baby wipes and reinkers!

Really any brand/type of baby wipe will work.  We used an inexpensive brand that I purchased at ***mart.

For the baby swipe technique, simply fold a baby wipe into 4ths and apply a line of reinker along a folded edge. 

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Swipe the color onto a piece of glossy card stock.  (Regular matte card stock can be used as well.  The colors will be bolder.  You will have more muted colors using glossy card stock).

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Fold the baby wipe again so you have another clean folded edge and add a line of another reinker along the edge.  Swipe on the card stock. Continue folding the baby wipe to get a clean edge, add colors and swipe onto card stock.  When you are done, you can blend the colors together by swiping a clean baby wipe over the surface. 

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Let the card stock dry completely before stamping an image over it.

 

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This can be a messy technique with ink getting on your fingers. Use a clean baby wipe to clean the ink off.

Supplies Used:

Stamp Sets: Serene Silhouettes, Kind Thanks

Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Black Stazon, Reinkers: Pear Pizzazz, Crisp Cantaloupe, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight, Perfect Plum and Marina Mist reinkers

Paper: Sahara Sand, Elegant Eggplant, glossy white

Accessories: baby wipe

Happy Stampin'!

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