Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Distress ink bookmarks.

I think this is my favourite thing to do with Distress Inks... make backgrounds for cards and bookmarks.
Have you tried this before? You just dab 3-4 colours of ink right onto the craft mat, spritz with any liquid, I used glimmer mist and then swish your paper in it. Instant colour splashes. The Tin Man thought a little wine would help while I was creating that night. Well it didn't seem to hurt!
I then used my ink dabbers and stencils to add some more colour and designs here and there.  The most difficult part is choosing which stamps to use to finish it off. I used  black Versafine for the stamping. Once dried I mounted them on coloured card stock for a little extra support and to hide the mess I usually make on the back of them. 

What's your favourite thing to do with Distress Inks?

Happy Creating



Createology said...

Your backgrounds are stunning. The addition of the silvery stenciling is stunning. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

Jennifer Pearson Vanier said...

Your backgrounds are always fabulous! You ought to do a workshop just on that! Wonderful bookmarks.

Shannon said...

Your bookmarks are fabulous! I love how you put your distress inks to creative work. You have me inspired to get playing!

I like how you have your inks labelled too.. how do you store them?


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