Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Thinking Happy Thoughts of You - Rain Background Idea

Hello from design team member, Heidi!  

I created a fun background depicting a warm summer rain.  This was done by first smooshing blue Distress Oxide inks onto my craft mat and spritzing it with water.  I then took a piece of acetate packaging and dipped the edge into the pool of ink.  I was able to apply the ink across just one portion of my cardstock.  Repeat until you get the look you like.


I stamped the Girl with Umbrella Silhouette right over my “rain” with black Distress Oxide ink.  This stamp is so cute, I just like the whimsical look of the whole card.

Hope you have a wonderful day!

10 comments:

  1. Gosh that black DO ink gives great coverage. Love the effect of your smooshing technique Heidi!

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    1. Thanks, Wendy. They really are great stamping inks in addition for use with backgrounds.

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  2. Great technique to add the ink where you want. Cute card.

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  3. I love this, Heidi! The rain is perfect with 'thus stamp!

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  4. A timely card with all of the rain we've been having! Very cute too! What a clever way to make "rain".

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