CK Shows You How To Color with Spray Ink

by Lori Fairbanks

While the kids are dying their Easter Eggs, do some coloring of your own (hey, we can't let the kids have all the fun!). You can use spray ink to carefully color paper, chipboard and other accents for your scrapbook layouts, or to create cool artistic looks on your page background. This technique is easy to do and yields appealing results. Gather your materials and follow along with us!

Mask and stamp with spray ink

scrapbook layout

How-to: Use a template two ways with spray ink

Let your plastic template or stencil pull double duty with this easy technique-it only takes three steps!

scrapbook step-by-step


1. Arrange a template on a piece of cardstock. Choose two colors of spray ink.

scrapbook step-by-step

2. Spritz the cardstock and templates with both inks. Notice how the colors mix.


scrapbook step-by-step

3. While the spray ink on the templates is still wet, carefully flip the template over and gently press on it, transferring the ink to the cardstock. Remove the template and allow the ink to dry.


-more tips for coloring with spray ink on page 2-


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Resist Ink
You can accomplish this technique using a resist ink and a stamp pad.
cool technique.
Can I make my own spray by using alcohol inks and a little alcohol in a small spray bottle? Could I use re-inkers and water or alcohol?
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