Hello friends and thanks for dropping in. Yesterday my new colours of Oxides arrived, and I just really wanted to play, so here you go, my first exploration with some of the new (and some of the old) Doxides
At first I thought I would use these as bookmarks, but as size 8 tags are the perfect size to fit inside the Eileen Hull journal die journals, I think I will add them to the next insert of my nature journal, - that way I have the chance to make loads more as they were so much fun to do.
Below a few more detdails.
This one was actually the last one I made, but as I discovered a new (for me anyway) technique, I thought I would share it first. The colours I used were Wild Honey, Antique Linen and Twisted Citron from the new colours, and Peeled Paint, Iced Spruce and Walnut Staian from the old colours. I did a mix of spritzing and dipping and blending and spritzing etc (just playing in other words), and then I used a stencil and wet baby wipe to see what would happen, and tada, pure magic (well I think so anyway)...
I'll definitely be using that technique again. Anyway, below the finished tag:
Tim Holtz Wild Flower stamp was stamped in Walnut Stain Doxide and then clear embossed.
The other two tags were done in a very similar way but minus the baby wipe stencilling, below a few close ups:
This one started as a mop up tag, again using a mix of the old and new colours. This time the stamp was stamped on a torn bit of watercolour paper, clear embossed and coloured with Tombow markers and a small brush.
And finally, the one below, again, done in a similar way but this time using an old stamp from my stash (sorry can't remember who made it).
Stencilled with two colurs of Distress Crayons, I always love the 3 D effect of that.
Sentiment cut from a very old Tim Holtz ticket, love going through my old stash.... :o)
Anyway, hope you like my little exploration into the world of Oxide Distress Inks, - the more I play with them the more I love them.....
Just got a whole lot of new stamps from a brilliant place called the Stamp Smith. This is the image that I first saw on Docraft and really liked. I asked the friend who has used it in an ATC, where she got it. Well she borrowed it from a friend who got it from ebay as a one off. But.... it had a title. I googled the title, and hey presto found the site. They have great stamps and offer a really friendly fast service. I highly recommend them!
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