86 posts categorized "Distress Oxide Inks"

Big Hedgehog
by Candice Crawford


Hi there crafty friends, hope you are all having a good week. Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. Have you started on your Valentine's Day cards? If  not, today's project share may be the perfect inspiration to get you in the craft room to make a card or two. 


To create this card, I began with creating my background image. I stenciled red hearts onto a piece of 5 x 7 inch white cardstock with the Memory Box Drifting Hearts Stencil and some Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink. 


Next I cut the stenciled background with the Double Stitch Rectangle Frames die. Then adhered both the frame and the inside piece to a 4.25 x 5.5 top folding black note card with some liquid adhesive. 


Then I die cut the Big Hedgehog Left and Big Hedgehog Right images from both a kraft and dark chocolate colored cardstock. I removed the hedgehog's main from the kraft die cut piece by fussy cutting the image with my paper snips. Then adhered the fussy cut kraft image onto the dark chocolate image with some liquid adhesive. 

Next I die cut a large heart image from some vellum cardstock, then adhered the heart and both paper pieced hedgehogs onto the stenciled heart background with some foam tape. Lastly I stamped and heat embossed the Happy Valentine's Day sentiment onto a strip of black cardstock with some white embossing powder. I then attached the sentiment strip to card with some foam tape. 


And there you have it, your card is done! I hope you enjoyed today's project share and found inspiration to make your own Valentine's Day cards. Until next time, happy crafting! 

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Merry Christmas layout!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!! Patty Tanúz  here with a reminder about the monthly challenge going on at Poppystamps!!!!!

Remember: Anything but a card!!!!

I made a beautiful layout! That's what I like to do the most!!!!

I love Christmas, and  Challenge It's a great way to see how others are using their Poppystamps Dies, and you might just win a $20 gift certificate to the store for linking your design. 

Poppy Christmas dies are so beautiful!!!!!!!!!


I  love the christmas scene I created!!!

New Christmas Poppy stamps are super fab!!!!!!

Mod Poinsettias craft die is really beautiful!!!!


I love colors!!!!  Holiday Gliter Pad is wonderful, I love it!!!!! I don't want it to end jiji

Christmas kisses!!!

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Welcome Christmas
by Nancy Penir


Christmas Greetings, all! Hoping you're enjoying the holiday season, even with all that's plagued us this past year. I have a card to share that hopefully brings some cheer along with inspiration, using some dies that can be used any time or season.


The Townhouses trio is a fun set of 3 townhomes with separate roofs, allowing you to change up the colors. My card today uses them on a shaker. 


After I folded my 4 1/4 x 11" cardstock I positioned my square frame where I wanted the shaker to be. Then drew within the square window.


I kept the pencil mark faint, but you can see where it's drawn (if you look carefully). Then I used post it notes to create a barrier for sponging.


The sponging was done rather randomly, slightly heavier on top, sort of like a snowy flurry.


Here's a closeup of the townhomes. I decided to add 'snow' to the rooftops (embossing) and doubled the homes so the windows would have a bit of contrast.

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Snowflake sequins are the sweetest shaker elements, don't you think? 

Despite a year of chaos and turmoil, it's still the most wonderful time of year. And my prayer is that you find peace and joy in the beauty of the holidays. Blessings!

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Christmas Card & Envelope
by Nancy Penir


December 2020, and Christmas is around the corner. Are your cards in the mail? I have a simple card and matching envelope for you today, in case you are short a few. Our sister company, Memory Box has some gorgeous Christmas paper pads that pack a wow. 

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My card features the new Simple Lantern Oval die set. The holiday plaid paper pack is a double sided print with gold on one side. Just gorgeous! I used my gold mirror paper to cut the oval lantern, and backed it with white. Then sponge inked where the lantern would shine. The Holiday Mistletoe was also cut from white cardstock and copic colored. Added a bit of glitz to it with some chunky glitter. And I also want to show you it's envelope and an easy way to use Poppy's stencils to decorate them.


I love personalizing my envelopes, and it's really easy to do with a stencil. You'll notice I angled the stencil to allow room for addressing. First applied red, a bit darker in the center, fanning outward to the petals. 


Next the green, where I wanted the leaves. 


I'll write on top of part of the image, as I kept it light along the edge of the design.


There are lots of great stencils in the store, and here's hoping you already have a few in your stash!

Have a wonderful crafty weekend. 

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Autumn Leaves
by Candice Crawford



Hello crafty friends, Candice here with a quick and easy autumn card for you today. The Autumn Leaves Sidekick frame was released last fall and is the perfect die for creating quick and easy fall themed cards. To get started, simply die cut the leaves frame from a piece of 4.25 inch x 5.5 inch white card stock.


Next with your ink blending tools, I am using some ink daubers, sponge some distress oxide inks onto the frame. I am using the Mustard Seed, Mowed Lawn, Candied Apple and Carved Pumpkin for the frame and the leaves. The background of the card is colored with Chipped Sapphire, Faded Jeans and Black Soot Oxide inks and made from a 4.25 inch x 5.5 inch white card stock. 


When die cutting the leave frame from the white card stock, a 2 x 3.25 inch piece will be left over from the die cut.  Stamp the sentiment "The air is crisp and filled with the wild Colors of Autumn" from the Autumn Leaves stamp set in some black onyx Versafine ink.


Next adhere the inked leave frame onto the blue colored card front piece with your choice of adhesive. Then adhere these two pieces to your card base. I think liquid adhesive is best when making my cards as it provides a stronger hold.  Next inlay the stamped sentiment onto the inked leaf frame with some liquid adhesive. And your card is complete. Quick, easy and stunning. 


I hoped you've enjoyed today's card share and found some inspiration. Until next time, happy crafting. 

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You Are Wonderful:
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, today I made a card with Memory Box "Peony Garden" clear stamps.

This is a beautiful Floral Image, there is a matching die in the set, I wanted a flat image.


I have used Distress Oxide Ink "speckled egg" to stamp onto white card, clear embossing powder, I wanted a tone on tone colour.



I have trimmed this white card and painted using Distress oxide Speckled Egg & Ground Espresso, using water and ink on a glass matt, paint brush.




I used same ink on these beautiful Poppystamps "Intricate Cut Butterflies" layered up for dimension. Sentiment is from the stamp set...finished with white seam binding bow and clear dewdrops.

Finished card size 6 inches x 8 inches matts of egg blue and brown onto white card base.

Thank you for stopping by Pam x.

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