Stamp-a-faire 2013: Sprinkle of Salt

By August 24, 2013Stamp-a-faire


Proper seasoning is something that is essential to baking, so today we are taking it a step further and bringing that seasoning to your paper crafting!  Experience two techniques that use salt to*spice* up your projects!

Your challenge is to try your hand at one of two techniques using salt to create some amazing watercolor effects!

Here is the video I put together to show you how easy and FUN it can be!  This is the perfect craft to have your kids help out!


And here are some closeup of my projects showing you the details a bit better.



Flowers side



  • STAMPS: Daydreamer, Sweet Life
  • INK: Simply Chartreuse, Spring Rain, VersaFine Black, Lavender Moon, Spring Rain, Limeade Ice refills
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Simply Chartreuse
  • OTHER: small brush, Elmer's School Glue, table salt
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"



  • STAMPS: Side By Side Sentiments
  • INK: VersaFine Black, Summer Sunrise, Berry Sorbet and Raspberry Fizz refills
  • PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Raspberry Fizz
  • OTHER: sea salt, watercolor brush
  • FINISHED SIZE: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"

Now take a look at what a couple of the team members created!

CLICK HERE to read more from Danielle Flanders.

CLICK HERE to read more from Dawn McVey.

CLICK HERE to read more from Melissa Phillips.


–Try your hand at one of the two salt techniques demonstrated today.  You can choose to re-create an exact project from one of the team members or design something of your very own. Your project must also incorporate at least one Papertrey product.

–Post your project on your blog, in your gallery or on any other photo-hosting site (such as photobucket or flickr).

-Add your project to the InLinkz list below.

–You will have until noon EST, Monday, August 26th, to add your link to the list to be eligible to win. And you can enter as many times as you like.

–One randomly selected winner will be chosen from ALL the entries on Monday,  August 26th, after noon EST. The winner will be posted on our Monday night Stamp-a-faire winners page at 10pm EST.  The randomly selected winner will get a $25 PTI gift certificate to spend however they like!

Good luck to everyone and we look forward to seeing your projects!

Nichole Heady

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