Saturday, December 13, 2014

More on All Things Distressed

Hello friends! I am sharing two more cards with Distressing.

 The first card's coloring is entirely stamped and sponged with Tim Holtz Distress Inks. 
Stamps: Penny Black (Sparkler)
Inks: TH Distress Ink ( Barn Door, Festive Berrie, Mowed Lawn, Peel Paint, Antique Linen, Vintage Photo, Mustard Seed))
Paper: Lawn Fawn (Snow Day Collection)
Accessories: Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Markers (Faber-Castell, Marvey)

For my 2nd card, I took a water coloring approach with Distress Inks. I find it easy to add a touch of vintage feel by adding some Distress Inks and a bit of water. The inking for this card plays a huge role in this design.
Merry Christmas
Stamps: Clearly Besotted (Christmas Sparkle)
Inks: Versafine, Distress Ink
Paper: Bazzille Basics
Accessories:Watercolor paper (Strathmore), gold embossing powder (Michael's)
I hope that you try distressing techniques if you have not done so before. Mind you, you do not have to have Distress Inks to get the distressed look on your card. You can use any dye ink to add colors to your designs!

We still have a few days left if you haven't got inky yet! 


Lisa Lara said...

Wow your results are so beautiful and striking Virginia. Thank you for the inspiration!

Barb said...

Love that beautiful, musical flower, V! And your tree is gorgeous with those wonderful colors!

I made a card for the challenge - yay! Been missing playing along with you and really wanted to get one finished this time! Will link it up soon! ♥

Kim M said...

Fabulous cards, Virginia! Finally got a chance to play along! :-)

rcwidow (Linda) said...

That poinsettia card is to die for!

Cindy C. said...

I {heart} the poinsettia card, it's stunning!!!! And tree is really fun, great distressing technique!!

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Laura B. said...

Stunning first card! WOWZA! Love that gorgeous ombre inking...really makes that poinsettia pop pop pop! So beautiful!

donna mikasa said...

Oh, I love how you sponged the music background for your poinsettia! Must remember to do that!

Shelly said...

Both are beautiful!!! Love!