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March 27, 2012

Distress Inks and Stamping

Hi ya everyone, Melissa here from Melissa Made sharing with you a brief tutorial on using Distress Inks to paint an image.  Thank you Pam for allowing me to share at The Bug Bytes today.  I've made a video tutorial to share with you, but first I will share with you the supplied I used to create this fun card.  All supplies were purchased/supplied at iCopic and from Sheila a Close to My Heart representative.
Distress Inks - Broken China, Mustard Seed, Peeled Paint and Spiced Marmalade
Paper - Ranger Inkssentials and My Mind's Eye - Stella Rose
Water filled brush
Stamps - Close to My Heart - A Garden
This paper from Ranger worked amazingly with the Distress Inks.  The paper didn't pucker or change at all!  This is amazing really as even watercolor paper changes a bit.
 This is a very easy technique and can be fun and add a unique twist to your artwork!
For more fun projects please visit me at Melissa Made!


papillon digital design said...

Beautiful work. And I am glad you posted your experience of the paper as I saw the video and wanted to find out how the paper works. TFS

Michelle said...

Very pretty - thanks for the video tutorial.

Kimberli said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for the great video!

Anonymous said...

Melissa this is super pretty!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a beautiful card. Love the colors and I always wondered about watercolor and the type of papers you use for it. TFS this beatiful card and technique.

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

Cool trick using distress inks! Wonder if this will work with digi stamps too, with inkjet inks on the printer......Thanks for sharing the very informative video too. Love your color selection!

Unknown said...

Very pretty!!!

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