A Beautiful Ride Salt Technique


I've got a lovely card to show you today, using a fun technique and A Beautiful Ride– from the 2016 Occasions catalogue! 

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This is such an easy tecnique, but it really makes a WOW background!

How to Make It: 

  1. Using stamp pads, apply Bermuda Bay & Pool Party inks onto a Clear Block E (1 color on each half of the block)
  2. Spritz block with water then stamp onto watercolor paper and hold for 5 seconds
  3. Remove block and sprinkle salt onto the watercolor paper
  4. Dry the paper with a heat tool and brush off the salt
  5. Stamp the Car image with Black ink onto watercolor paper (Tip: use an unused pierce mat underneath to help get a good stamped image)
  6. Stamp hearts onto car and paint hearts with Wink of Stella, adhere to black layer
  7. Stamp greeting in center of watercolor strip, add black piece to the end and tie the ribbon around it.
  8. Banner cut the end of the greeting strip and adhere to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals
  9. Add a few Sequins to the card using the Fine-Tip Glue Pen
  10. Adhere to Pool Party cardbase


Pool Party 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Black 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 plus 1/2 x 1/2

Watercolor 4 5/8 x 3 5/8 plus 1/2 x 3 3/4



  • Stamp Sets: Beautiful Ride-140738
  • Inks: Archival Black-140931, Bermuda Bay -131171, Pool Party -126982
  • Paper: Watercolor-122959, Pool Party-122924 & Basic Black-121045
  • Other: Clear Block E -118484, Spritzer-126185 (filled with water), Heat Tool-129053, Bermuda Bay Sequins-137910, Bermuda Bay Stitched Ribbon-140569, Pierce Mat-126199, Stampin' Dimensionals-104430, Wink of Stella (clear) -141897, Fine Tip Glue Pen-138309, Table Salt

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