Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique

Today’s project features the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique and the Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set.

I just love the watercolor look that the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing technique provides. There are so many ways to do it as well!

Today's project features the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique and the Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set. Get it before it retires on 5/2/22!

For my background here I’ve used an “E” size acrylic block and applied the ink directly to the block with my ink pads. I started at the bottom with my lightest color which was Soft Sea Foam. Then Mint Macaron ink was applied to the middle and Balmy Blue ink to the top of the block. Next, you’ll just spray the block with some water and stamp the block onto a piece of watercolor paper.

It’s important that you allow the piece to dry and then stamp the image with Jet Black StazOn. This is a permanent ink so you can then color in the images and the black will not bleed.

Today's project features the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique and the Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set. Get it before it retires on 5/2/22!

After coloring the image, you’ll then use a Clear Wink of Stella brush to add some shimmer to select images. A small sentiment was stamped and attached to the bottom of the card and the Mint Macaron layer was attached to the card body with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique is quick and easy to do plus it produces gorgeous results. This card came together very fast and yet it’s so pretty!

Today's project features the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique and the Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set. Get it before it retires on 5/2/22!

You should also know that this stamp set and coordinating dies will be retiring on 5/2/22! Plus they are on sale too!

The Hand-Drawn Blooms stamp set is on sale for 20% off and the coordinating Banner Blooms Dies are 40% off! Make sure to get these items NOW before it’s too late!

Today's project features the Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing Technique and the Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set. Get it before it retires on 5/2/22!

To learn more about Acrylic Block Ink Smooshing check out my previous post which includes a video for multiple ways to do this technique.

Scroll to the bottom of this post for project dimensions, and a complete supply list with links to my online store.

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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Project Dimensions:

  • Soft Sea Foam Card Body: 4-¼″ x 11″
  • Mint Macaron Layer: 3-⅞″ x 5-⅛”″
  • Watercolor Paper: 3-⅝”″ x 4-⅞″
  • Colored Layer: 2-¾” x 2-¾”
  • Basic White Inside Piece: 4″ x 5-¼”
  • Soft Sea Foam Sentiment Piece: ½″ x 1-¾”

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