By Patsy Collins. Ink fish stamp (Stampabilities "White Bass") with blue, green & brown inks. Stamp on small white cardstock panel. Adhere to black mat. Make background on card front by "stamping" Distress ink pads direct-to-paper, overlapping the squares. Pop up image on card.
Something new! Trying galaxy and scattered water droplets background with my new set of distress inks and Bielo cardstock. After distress ink paper, this is the best so far for making backgrounds with distress inks. Thanks @nehabhatt for introducing me to these! Next try will be stamping on this card stock. #bielo #distressinks #cardmaking #handmadecards #backgrounds #galaxy
By Patsy Collins. Watercolor Wash. Dry emboss background panel using "Lattice" folder. Swipe dye ink pads on craft sheet and spritz lightly with water. Use paintbrush or water brush to pick up ink and paint over embossed panel. Cut glossy cardstock squares; paint with spritzed ink; stamp with black VersaFine and heat emboss with clear powder. Add black mats under squares; pop them up onto embossed panel layered onto a black card base. Flowers from "Pocket Silhouettes" by Stampin' Up.
By Patsy Collins. Background: Swipe ink pad on acrylic block. Stamp paper with the block & swipe the ink across the paper. Add as many colors & layers as you like. Use matte, textured, or glossy cardstock or watercolor paper.
By Patsy Collins. Background: Swipe ink pads onto acrylic block, spritz, & stamp on watercolor paper & save for another card. Spritz block again without re-inking & stamp on watercolor paper. Let dry. Mask bottom of inked area. Stamp floral images. Stamp sentiment. Mat on dark brown cardstock. Attach to kraft card base. [Try using matte, textured, or glossy cardstock too!]
By Patsy Collins. Background panel: Swipe direct-to-paper with Distress ink pads in a curved motion. Attach to a white card base. Attach a stamped image mounted on black cardstock. Stamp a decorative border in black around the image panel.
By Patsy Collins. Background: Use scrap paper to mask above & below each line of color. Color by swiping ink pad direct-to-paper between the masks, lifting near the end of the line. (Top blue swiped left to right & lower blue right to left. Same for other colors.) Stamp foliage & sentiment in VersaFine & heat emboss if you wish. Mat panel on black cardstock. Stamp different foliage at right on yellow card base. Attach image panel at left. Foliage stamps from "Delicate Branches" by…