How To Use Metallic Ink in Paper Crafts
Everyone loves to add that extra little bit of magic to their paper crafting hobbies so what else is more perfect than using metallic inks? From messy splatter-style patterns to beautiful and sleek calligraphy, discover some of the ways to introduce metallics into your crafty lifestyle.
Go Splatter Crazy.
Take the stress away from the working week and go crazy with the shiny inks! Why not get yourself a big blank canvas and a variety of metallic paints and start splattering.
Layer up a range of different colours and styles until you have reached your desired design and there you have it, a beautiful abstract piece of wall art perfect for any blank space.
As well as this, why not use this same technique with a large roll of simple brown paper and produce some gorgeous and unique wrapping paper. Ideal for adding that little something extra to any gift.
For some ideal metallic paints for a great price, these DecoArt Metallic Finish Paints are only £1.50 from The Works.
Add a perfect finishing touch to any paper craft project that you’ve been working on with a simple, yet elegant, metallic sheen. Ideal for use on birthday cards, Christmas decorations or creating beautiful wall art pieces, just by using stamps dipped into a metallic paint, you can produce a wonderful effect.
You can buy this excellent wooden stamp set from The Works for only £4.
As well as this, why don’t take it an extra step further and get even more creative by using feathers!
What better way to add a sleek sense of elegance to any gift, invitation or card than to be creative with metallic inks. Adding a simple bit of lettering or even just a little doodle here and there adds an ideal personalised twist. This would work extra well when it comes to creating wedding or Christmas decor.
If you aren’t really into creating paper crafts, there are also many other ways that you can use metallic inks to add a little something extra to your projects. From spray painting wooden objects, jars and plant pots to add a unique piece of home decor to intricately painting mugs and glasses to give as a cute little gift.