Monday, 20 August 2012

Playing with highlighter pens

I've finally got round to having a play with highlighter pens as featured by Paula Whittaker in Craft Stamper last month and also on her own blog here. I used an orange highlighter, walnut stain distress ink and Inkylicious stamps on the first.
The second was done with a yellow highlighter, walnut stain distress ink and stamps from Hero Arts and Chocolate Baroque. I sprayed the second with a water mist to get the speckled effect. I will definitely be doing some more of these. Now what did I do with the blue and pink highlighters?!
Thanks, Paula, for sharing such a fab idea with us.
Thanks for looking!


  1. These are both striking - love the crisp white background with the black script/music & the foliage - especially those teasels.
    Paula (PEP)

  2. Interesting techniques Sally and very effective results.

    B x

  3. Gorgeous! Love the teasels, but they're both really beautiful. A simple technique but so effective.x

  4. Oh, I've been dying to have a go at this technique since I saw it in Craft Stamper. You've done a brilliant job here Sally - they're both fantastic!

  5. You've got excellent results with this technique Sally. I love both your cards. Teasels make such a beautiful stamped image don't they! I haven't had chance to try this out yet but I bought some new highlighters ready for when I get time as mine had all dried up.

    Lesley Xx

  6. Both amazing cards Sally great to see the results of experimenting xx

  7. I haven't had a go at this technique yet Sally but you have produced two fabulous cards, love that teazel stamp:)
    Val x

  8. lovely take on the technique....and fab stamp choice.
    Thanks for giving it a go and showing us your wonderful results x

  9. Fabulous results with this technique - it's on my 'to do ' list as well!

  10. Great cards, love the stamps you used.
    Lynn x

  11. The technique works a treat. These are gorgeous. Just got my Craft Stamper copy out and read the instructions. Will definitely be trying this out. Found a green, blue and a yellow marker in my bottom drawer! Hugs Mrs A.


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