QC: Stamped Pinball Games for Dad
- Pinball Game
- Inkssentials Gloss Paper*
- Inkssentials Non-Stick Craft Sheet*
- Awl or hole punch
- Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks*
- Metallic Mixatives*
- Alcohol Blending Solution*
- Jet Black Archival* ink
- Vintage Golfer stamps by Stampabilities (Vintage Golfer, Golf) and Hero Arts (Tiny Backgrounds)
- Kiss the Cook stamps by Stampabilities (Kiss the Cook, Apron, Chef’s Hat)
- Rubber Stampede (Ant)
- 1. In our high-tech world, these simple, inexpensive toys continue to capture the attention of the young and young at heart. Purchase a dollar-store game and remove the cardboard backing. Trace backing onto Inkssentials Gloss Paper* and cut out. Mark holes and punch with awl or hole punch. For larger games, first adhere cardstock to back of gloss paper.
- 2. Apply drops of Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks* and Metallic Mixatives* to an Inkssentials Non-Stick Craft Sheet*. Drip Alcohol Blending Solution* over colors; use more for lighter background effects. Place gloss paper facedown into ink mixture, twist and slide paper off craft sheet. Repeat to cover surface. Shake Blending Solution* over surface for mottled effect. Use pen to add numbers for points. Tip: To ensure background matches plastic overlay, photocopy overlay and cut slits for point template.
- 3. Use Jet Black Archival* ink to stamp images onto background. Vintage Golfer stamps by Stampabilities (Vintage Golfer, Golf) and Hero Arts (Tiny Backgrounds); Kiss the Cook stamps by Stampabilities (Kiss the Cook, Apron, Chef’s Hat) and Rubber Stampede (Ant).
- 4. All * products by Ranger.
by Lynn Roberts