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Water Colouring With Distress Oxides and MFT Images

bumbleberry papercrafts Cards distress oxide Distress Oxides Jo Summers MFT My Favorite Things Stamping stamps

Hello There Crafty Friends,

I love water colouring, but i'm not great at it. I found the best way for me is to stamp an image, and use my oxide ink pads as a paint pallet.

I loved the images in My Favorite Things, Let's Stick Together.




MFT Lets Stick Together Stamp Set

Water Colour Card Stock

Distress Oxide Inks, Twisted Citron,Mowed Lawn,Abandoned Coral,Carved Pumpkin, Gathered Twigs.

Nuvo Jewel Drops in Cocoa Blush

Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss Dark Walnut

Masking Sheets

Versafine in Grey and Black Onyx

Clear Embossing Powder

White Gel Pen

C6 Card Blank



Firstly I cut a piece of water colour card stock, just smaller than my card blank.


I then stamped my flower pot image in versafine grey, on to the cardstock.

I then used a strip of masking tape over the image and stamped my cactus's.



I then removed the making tape to reveal, my complete image.



To make a palette of colours I stamped my ink pads on to a glass mat.

I used these to painted in my image,and let it dry.

I then masked completely over this.

I started painting the ground.



 Brown to look like soil.



I had great fun in splatting paint over my work to add a gardening theme.


Lastly I removed my masking tape. Stamp a sentiment  directly on to my work with versafine black onyx.

I poured clear embossing powder over this and heat set. 


Finally I add some nuvo drops and high lights with a white gel pen to finish my card.



Happy Stamping



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