Your Next Stamp Guest Designer | Favorite Technique

Hello! I am sharing another guest post for Your Next Stamp! Yay. In this post, I talk about one of my favorite techniques – which is ink blending. Distress inks were the first things that drew me to cardmaking. For this card below, I created a night sky background using a few Distress Inks: Black Soot, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire, and Broken China.  I used painter’s tape so that I could mask off some white space instead of creating a background on the whole card front.  After blending, I added some water splatters and white pigment ink spray. I used my heat tool to dry it before I stamped the house silhouettes and heat embossed the sentiment with VersaMark and white embossing powder. 🙂

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7 Comments

  1. Lisaerica

    October 24, 2016 at 1:14 am

    Great card, I love the black against that beautiful background. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

  2. Shelly

    October 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

    This is beautiful, Ruby!

  3. Thanh Vo

    October 22, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    YA! Some of my favourite cards you’ve made are ink blended. <3

  4. Thanh Vo

    October 22, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    YA! Some of my favourite cards you’ve made are ink blending, love. <3

  5. Teresa Doyle

    October 22, 2016 at 10:37 am

    This is beautiful Ruby. I do love a pretty Distressed scene.

  6. Helen Gullett

    October 22, 2016 at 9:15 am

    LOVE that background you created, Ruby! So beautiful!

  7. raggiodiluce82

    October 22, 2016 at 6:36 am

    Another amazing card Ruby! <3

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