How apt that this is the set that I chose to play with, I had previously made a set of backgrounds with Distress inks, spritzers and paints, and this was one of my least favourites, as I felt it was less than perfect, the ink hadn’t spread evenly across the sheet, making a mottled effect botttom left. However….
when I stamped the two scripty flowers onto separate pieces of coloured card, and cut them out, it all seemed to work. And I thought that the effect actually seemed….right!
I used the bubble circle outlines and stamped and embossed with white, making it super easy to roughly fill them in with watercoloured distress ink. I used the same colour to stamp the other full circles, to tie them together, and stamped random patterns round the edge of my design to add interest and highlights.
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We love this card ♡ Gorgeous background.. Thanks Nicky!
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Are you loving the new packaging on the Visible Image stamps?? Not only is it bright and colourful, it is bigger too so you get more amazing stamps in each set!! This card has all of the awesome new flowers from the Imperfection Is Beauty set and I love them!!
I stamped the flowers with Versamark ink and embossed with WOW Powders Superfine Opaque Bright White EP. The sentiment is embossed with Bluetiful and Pink Lady EPs (also from WOW Powders).
I used Cosmo Crickets Swatch Sticks water colours to wash over the embossed flowers. The EP acts as a resist. I love the soft dreamy feel of the watercolour paint.
Love this new flower with the text detail on it!!
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