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Friday, August 5, 2011

Just Because Card - First Time Distressing



So, last weekend I bought my very first Distress Ink, the Tim Holtz Wild Honey. I have never been very into Distressing, but after watching my friend Janice use her inks in so many ways I decided to take the plunge and give it a try. I also picked up the Victoria Cuttlebug folder while it was 40 percent off since I did not have that one. So I ran a cream paper through with it and then used the ink pad directly to ink over the embossed areas. It makes those areas darker and the rest lighter. It was such a rich golden color that I took some Colorbok gold paper to use with it. I kept the design very simple with the ovals and the sentiments are from dollar stamps from M's. I also added one gold leaf brad to each. Of course I tried to distress the edges too. What do you think?

4 comments:

The Scrapping Seahorse said...

Love it, it came out beautiful. Can't wait to see more distressing from you.

Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Love your distressing! Great job. I love mine to pieces. I use them on every layout. LOVE that embossing folder too. Such a gorgeous card, as always. x

L.B. said...

love the color effect with the distressing great

Candy said...

Great card! I think it turned out great.
Candy
http://candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

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