After placing the stamp in the MISTI, I used Distress markers to ink the design and stamped.
Using a damp waterbrush, I moved the ink a bit and added color to the stamp,
re-stamping as needed.
When finished with the flowers, I wet the background bringing
the water in to the flowers and just touching to get the color to run.
One last stamping without re-inking the stamp, adds the definition back in.
I used vellum to add the heat embossed sentiment.
I'll enter this at this month's
Craft Stamper Magazine Take It Make It Challenge
My talented friend Heather Telford is hosting a new challenge at
The Foiled Fox Blog
She asks for cards using three main colors
(a little black or white in addition is okay)
I've used Tattered Rose, Abandoned Coral and Peeled Paint
along with a little black and white.
Penny Black Saturday Challenge
ANYTHING GOES/OPTIONAL CREATE YOUR OWN BACKGROUND.
My favorite way of creating a background is to do a color wash.
ANYTHING GOES with Option of
Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.
Stamps: First Waltz, Special Wishes (PB)
Ink: Peeled Paint, Tattered Rose, Abandoned Coral, (DM), Whisper White (SU)
Paper: Mixed Media (Strathmore 400 series), Neenah (110 lb. Solar White), Light Weight Vellum
Other: Stitched Rectangles (SSS), White EP (SU)