Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Try Something New with Distress Inks

I decided to play around with my Tim Holtz Distress Inks. I tend to have a love/hate relationship with them, so I wanted to embrace them and try to love them more. LOL!

I taped a stencil on top of a piece of watercolor paper and then used a fluffy paint brush to spread three colors of Distress Ink randomly all over the stencil. To make it even more mottled, I sprayed water on the piece after I'd removed the stencil.

This technique gave the paper a dirty smudgy look, which i thought worked well for this card.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Stamps: Recollections Anchor, Stampendous Better Travel, and Travel the World from an unknown vendor

Inks: Gina K Onyx Black and Tim Holtz Distress Antique Linen, Barn Door, Peeled Paint, and Salty Ocean

Papers: Recollections Black, Kraft, and White CS and Watercolor Paper from an unknown vendor

Stencil: Tim Holtz

Embellishments: Brads from an unknown vendor


kiwimeskreations said...

Love it Jeanette - that grungy background is perfect for the anchor

Lynn McAuley said...

Absolutely fabulous, Jeanette!! What a wonderful card!!