Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Distressed background card

Hi everyone!

Pi here, I have had a card in mind for some time now as my DT-project, but never gotten around to actually pull out my distress inks. I must get the new colors, I truly still am in love with them.

However, lately I have seen a few cards using the technique I had in mind and they are absolutely stunning. Mine is nowhere near as beautiful, so I'm glad I waited. Otherwise I would probably have abandon the idea.


I used two colors of distress ink. I had three in mind, but I just loved the evergreen bough and tumbled glass so well together, I just stuck with those. I aslo used watercolor cardstock, as I planned to spray the paper with shimmer mist. In the end it would probably have worked fine with regular cardstock as well, as I didn't need that much mist as I thought.

I embossed the sentiment with white superfine detail and I'm amazed with how crisp the small words came out.


Products used from The Rubber Buggy store:
Wplus9 design studio Handlettered thanks
Distress ink Evergreen bough
Distress ink Tumbled glass
Ranger embossing powder white superfine
Stitched rectangle die
Craft medley cup sequins go green
Blue Fern Studios mist winter mint
Stamping supplies (Neenah cardstock white and black, watercolor paper, acrylic block, scor tape)


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