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Acetates or Transparencies:

Posted by taunia1 (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 21, 03 at 22:55

Acetates or Transparencies:

Tips:
1- Use ONLY permanent ink on them.
2- Color you images in with permanent markers on the OPPOSITE side.
3- Color your images in with permanent ink PAINTS.
4- Alcohol can be used to fix mistakes when stamping or coloring in use
a sponge, paper towel or qtip.
5- Use for WINDOW cards
6- Use in SHAKER cards
7- If there is a smooth vs a rough side stamp your image on the smooth
side and color them in on the rough side.
8- ACETATE IMAGE LAYER: Stamp a Fish bowl or other container in perm. Ink
on your acetate/transp. And then LAYER it over top of a card. Stamp the
card with your images that you want to be IN the container.
9- Stamp a WORD stamp onto your acetate and lay it over a card that has a
background stamped. (Images, rainbow of colored inks, etc)
10- TEABAG FOLDED STAR/DRIED FLOWER PROTECTION: Use acetate to cover over
and protect your teabag folding or dried flowers! (you can spray it with
spray adhesive first to hold your items in place )
11- DRIED FLOWER BACKGROUND LAYER: spray adhesive on backside of acetate,
lay dried flowers over spray and adhere this layer to card!
12- GOLD LEAF ON ACETATE: Stamp an image in perm ink.. turn it over
spray some adhesive on the back side and cover with glitter, tissue
paper, gold leaf, etc layer it onto a card when done.
13- MASKED ACETATE IMAGES: Mask sections of the stamped image prior to
spraying the adhesive if you want to use more than one color glitter or
if you want to mix some textures
14- WINDOW CARD: Make your self a window card and then line it with a
stamped image on acetate. Great for a faux STAINED GLASS look.
15- GLASS LOOK: Cut it to fit over any glass stamped image to make it
look like REAL GLASS. Ex: fishbowl, vase, window, etc
16- ACETATE OVER WALLPAPER: Apply spray adhesive and stick it to a piece
of pretty wallpaper then layer it onto your card for a neat shiny pretty
background.
17- 3D LOOK LAYERING PAPER: Stamp images on the front and back side of
the acetate then layer over gloss CS
18- GLITTER LAYERING PAPER: Spray glitter and use as background layer
19- GLITTER/TISSUE LAYERING PAPER: Spray glitter and layer tissue over
then layer on card
20- PERM INK IMAGE LAYERING PAPER: Stamp background in perm ink then
layer on card
21- SCRAP PAPER LAYERING PAPER: Spray with adhesive spray or glitter
spray then layer on small paper scraps.
22- PEARL EX BACKGROUND: spray adhesive. Rub PE over adhesive. Layer on
card
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Have you found something that will work just as well but less expensive?
1- Macaroni box windows or other food boxes.
2- Windows from envelopes
3- Page/report protectors work great!
4- Plastic covering on packages
5- Plastic microwave popcorn bags
6- Transparency sheets
7- Plastic from toys or other store bought items.
8- Clear envies that stampers use! Just recycle them!
9- Holiday clear/decorated plastic wrapping paper
10- the freebie stuff you can use from anything you buy that has a clear
plastic covering. Holly
11- Clear vinyl book covers! From paper supply store.
Sent to me by Barbie Boop.


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RE: Acetates or Transparencies:

I have a whole pack of red tht I got at a thrift store.Thanks for the list.


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