Distress Oxide Inks – Stencil Use

I have really taken to the Distress Oxide Inks, and have been playing with them again.

I used four different colours and blended them onto watercolour paper. They are: Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Cracked Pistachio, and Worn Lipstick.

There was no plan to my blending, I just added the colours here and there, and blended them together. I then took my Hero Arts feather stencil, sprayed it with water, then laid it over the blended inks. I let it sit for about a minute after gently pushing paper towel onto it to ensure the water soaked in.

I added a greeting (from Gina K Designs) onto vellum, then blended the same colours onto another piece of watercolour paper. After that I then stamped with the feather image (from Hot Off the Press), and die cut with the matching die.

Last of all I added some sequins and a bow.

I am entering this card in the Just Us Girls Ink Blending Challenge, and the Double D Pastel Party challenge.

Thanks for looking, and as always, if you want to comment and the comment box isn’t showing, click the title of this post and it will magically appear!

cheryl

11 thoughts on “Distress Oxide Inks – Stencil Use

  1. BEAUTIFUL background! Your colors and the resist technique look amazing! I adore sentiments on Vellum and that stamped and die cut feather is outstanding! WOW! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Pastel Party. Donna, DT Member.
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  2. Cheryl, Aren’t the Oxide inks amazing! I still am a bit heavy handed when I use them but I guess practice makes perfect. This card is so pretty! Love the colors you chose to blend and the vellum sentiment! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Just Us Girls!
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  3. Thanks so much, Nancy, Verna, and Joyce. I was a skeptic at first, as I couldn’t see how oxide distress inks could be very different from regular distress inks. But they are worlds apart!

    I appreciate all your lovely comments. Thanks for stopping by.

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