DIY Basics ~ Rubber Stamping: Patina & Sealing

This technique was perfect to incorporate into some of our “Field Journal” inspired designs. It not only adds color, but also a beautiful graphic image or decorative text which can look handwritten like field notes. Betsy & I stamped with Ranger’s Jet Black Archival Ink over a blend of marine & jade patina, using different shaped altered blanks but similar stamps, the results each reflect a unique feel…


Nesting Bird necklace {click image for product links}


Field Journal necklace {click image for product links}

Watch this quick tip video explaining this process and see how easy it is to seal ink & patina with our Glaze…

This Vintaj DIY Basic features this technique to create more of a distressed effect with metallic patina over Arte Metal blanks…

With our large variety of altered blanks, all the different patina color combinations you can create, and with the never ending collection of rubber stamps on the market, your design possibilities are truly endless! What would you create?

Happy Designing! ~ Jess

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One Response to DIY Basics ~ Rubber Stamping: Patina & Sealing

  1. Tara Leitermann says:

    Oh my…I just love the stamped text on the patina blanks! That is an awesome idea. I’m glad I will be ordering more patina colors. May need to add some blanks as well ;)

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