Sunday, 9 March 2014

More Greens and OLCs

These cards use a technique using distressing inks.
The technique was recently demonstrated by Zoe on the fb group Mad Crafters Giggles.

 I was looking for greens
according to this colour combo:


Probably the distress inks are a little more muddy...


The idea is to tape down the card blank with masking tape, tear a piece of scrap paper down the middle and tape the pieces over the base leaving a gap.

Distress ink is then applied to this gap.
 I used 'forest moss', 'shabby shutters' and 'evergreen bough'.

I then overprinted with this lovely stamp - Star Flowers from darkroom door in Australia.
  
 Here's one of my green cards:



I am linking this card to Colour Q Challenge 231

Star Flowers - reliably flower all year round in Australia.

Having seen the above picture I decided to do a pink version.

This time I used a cream card base rather than white
 and 'Victorian velvet', 'spun sugar' and 'worn lipstick'.



Happy Crafting!


8 comments:

  1. Wow!! CAS...I like the way you have used the distress inks..

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  2. Very cool effect! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the colourQ!

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  3. Super creations, fun technique!
    Thanks for taking part in the one layer challenge at LIM this week
    Anne (Guest LIM commenter)

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  4. great effect

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    Less Is More

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  5. What a cool technique! It's perfect for a one layer card and adds such interest! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

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  6. Fabulous, terrifically cool cards

    Thank you for supporting LIM
    Mandi
    LIM

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  7. Fab card, love your technique, thanks for joining us at ColourQ, hugs, Sarah x

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