Inspired once again by the marvellous Pinterest, I have made these three cards. I couldn’t find my sheet music papers anywhere (argh!) so l used my music stamp. Aged it up with Tim Holtz Distress ‘Vintage Paper’ inks and added the silhouettes. On the card without music, I used the Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks to age the paper. It worked quite well.
Now I have to decide which of our friends would like these style of cards!
These two cards were made by heat embossing the word Hello in silver, and the flowers in white, before ink smooshing the background water colour paper. A simple backing layer finishes them off.
For the longest time now I have been making my own backgrounds, which means all my papers mostly just sit in my drawer! Here’s another using water colour paper and distress inks. I inked an acrylic surface (I used a plastic die case cover) and sprayed with water. Then, to coin a popular phrase, ‘smooched’ the acrylic over the watercolour paper. Picking it up and replacing in different areas. I dried each layer using a heat gun, and then I finished it by wet stamping some water spots stamps on one of the cards. I just inked up the stamp and sprayed a little water onto the stamp. I made two cards this way. Hope you like them.
I had this lovely starry sky paper which goes well with my oxide inked waves, and little sea creatures. I added acetate to the front porthole shape.