QC: Stamped Pinball Games for Dad

Materials

  • Pinball Game
  • Inkssentials Gloss Paper*
  • Cardstock
  • Inkssentials Non-Stick Craft Sheet*

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Awl or hole punch
  • Adhesive
  • Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks*
  • Metallic Mixatives*
  • Alcohol Blending Solution*
  • Pen
  • 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)

Directions

STEP 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.

STEP 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.

STEP 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).

STEP 4

  • All * products by Ranger.
by Lynn Roberts
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