Kissing with a Twist

by Beate Johns

This basic technique adds texture to solid stamps.


  • Solid image stamp

  • Two coordinating colors of dye ink

  • Cardstock

  • Small stamp

  • Darker color ink marker (optional)


  1. Step 1

    Ink a solid stamp with the lightest color ink.

  2. Step 2

    Ink a small stamp with the darkest color ink.

  3. Step 3

    Stamp the small stamp on the solid image. Before lifting, twist the image on the solid stamp.

  4. Repeat if neccessary.

  5. Step 4

    Stamp solid image on cardstock.

  6. Step 5

    Finish your card.

Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Kissing with a Twist. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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I love these tutorials you make available to us! But I was wondering if I would be allowed to share with my SU Customers by posting the links to my Blog? I did have a few from before but I just want to make sure it's permitted?
Joanne  |  Wed Jul 23, 2008 at 11:16 AM

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