Sunday, 11 February 2018

Ink Blending

Hello again,

With our recent cooler weather I headed out to my computer and craft space did a little online shopping spending my Christmas gift voucher on some Distress Oxide ink pads, they arrived and I got them and the ink blender out to have my first go with both, deciding to make a card for my neighbours birthday inspired by an article in Australian Simply Cards, well they used brushos but never mind. I chose pickled raspberry, wilted wisteria and peacock feathers and blended them onto a piece of regular cardstock spraying with a mini mister once finished. My first ink blending experience, not the last one for sure.

On the weather front, summer is not quite done with us yet, heading for another week of 30-35C temperatures, with afternoon or evening storms. Some one should tell the flowering cherry trees and some of the maple trees in the area, some already have leaves on the turn, bright orange nestled in amongst the green.

Late last year when I first discovered that Darkroom Door was a little Aussie company I bought a Rubber stamp assortment pack direct from the store and received a variety of their stamps, cling foam to mount them on and this stamp is one from the pack. I got almost a complete set with African animals in the pack along with some sentiments, fish, flowers, stars and half an alphabet/numeral set they fill two and a half of the clear DVD cases that they also sell. 

Here is my card:-

What I used:-

White 5x7” card blank 12.6 x17.8cm

White card stock

White embossed card stock

Silver glitter deco tape

Silver paper from stash

Flower stamp from Darkroom Door

Pickled raspberry, wilted wisteria and peacock feathers Distress oxide inks

Mini Mister

Kaisercraft 2mm silver rhinestones

MFT happy die

MFT Label maker sentiment stamp

Sea foam White embossing powder

Adhesives:- Double-Sided Tape, Adhesive sheet, foam tape

I would like to enter this card in:-
613 Avenue Create Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore Anything goes
Bizzy Bec's Store Blog Challenge
Love to Craft Challenge blog Anything goes
Seize the Birthday Anything goes with Optional topping Candles

Many thanks for looking in...
Have a wonderful week...

P.S. A huge thank you to all the lovely visitors and friends who take the time to leave me a a comment, I truly appreciate them all!

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