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No Artful CPR was Going to Save It

inka gold 3d stamp paint stencil gelli printing carolyn dube videoSo it turns out when a product comes with a lid on it, you should put said lid back on when finished using it. You guessed it…I did not do that and shockingly it dried out! So dried out that absolutely no artful CPR in the world was going to save it.

Did I freak out? Nope but you probably knew that. It was just an O.O.P.S. Check out the video and my guest post over at CreateMixedMedia showing how I used it while making an art journal page on a Gelli print®.

And be prepared for a shock too…the first thing I did was cover up color with a big white spot!

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  • Kathy Gledsdale August 28, 2015, 3:46 pm

    Wonderful as always.

  • Bea Savellano August 28, 2015, 4:56 pm

    mine is dry too and I did not leave the lid off. I wet my finger and rub on the cake and then on to the paper. It works…b

  • Denise Spillane August 28, 2015, 6:02 pm

    Cool, I may even dry some out on purpose! What was the glitter Paine you used?

    • Carolyn Dube August 28, 2015, 6:54 pm

      It is Viva’s 3D Stamp Paint Dee- so dang sparkly!

  • Cheryl Donohew August 28, 2015, 11:24 pm

    Mine too has dried out on its own. A little water added helps some for small applications. I even had one get moldy while properly stored. Love Inca Gold’s look and effects but doesn’t seem to last long. Guess I need to spend more time creating art!

  • Corrine August 30, 2015, 10:31 am

    That is one big white spot for you, that’s for sure. xox

  • Suzanne Rowe August 30, 2015, 8:18 pm

    What a great giveaway!!!!! I so would love to win this!

  • barb macaskill August 30, 2015, 8:41 pm

    Oh my!! Thank you so much for posting this video!! Someone sent me 12 mini jars of inka gold and they arrived all dried up! I was heartbroken but set them aside thinking “one day I will find a use for their sparklisciousness”. That day is TODAY thanks to you!!! I am going to use them up quickly using your oops method!!! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

  • Josie Webb August 31, 2015, 9:44 pm

    I posted your contest on my Facebook page

  • Josie Webb August 31, 2015, 9:46 pm

    Winning this contest would put me in creation heaven and thrillsville!

  • Candy grisham September 1, 2015, 9:48 am

    Wow what a giveaway. Thanks.

  • Dot Ramsey-Patterson September 2, 2015, 9:53 pm

    Love the new use for Inka Gold…I may have to deliberately let mine dry out.

  • Stacy Evans September 5, 2015, 11:17 pm

    I love this and I love your videos! Thank you for sharing you art and talent! I love all the color you use! Its so inspiring!