Happy Mother’s Day, a Batch of Inky Cards & Faux Distress Oxide Technique!

Hi friends! Today I am going to share a fun techniques that gives you the look of distress oxide using the inks you probably already have, in fact it will work with any distress inks. I will also show you how the effect differ depending on the ink pads you use. After you try these fun techniques you will have lots of cool backgrounds so I will show you have to turn them into note cards as well. Boy, we have a lot to do today, don’t we?

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Mmmmm inky goodness…..

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Grab your die inkpads and let’s get to work! (or play!)

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Supplies:

Faux distress oxide technique:
1. Wipe dye inks onto craft mat and spritz with water.
2. Drag white sulphite paper through ink and dry.
3. Smoosh white pigment ink pad on craft mat and spritz with water.
4. Use a paintbrush to flick white ink on the inky paper and sop up the remaining white ink with the same paper.

To make the cards:
5. Cut cardstock to desired card size and score/fold in half.
6. Glue die cuts to paper.
7. Stamp sentiments and accents.
8. You can emboss the paper after if you like!

This project was super fun and I ended up with a bunch of cards, I hope you try it today! Happy mother’s day to all of the moms out there and til next time happy crafting!

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10 Responses

  1. Just love all the ideas you share with us. Happy Mothers Day to you as welll.

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  2. Love the idea of using the inky backgrounds for die cutting! I make lots of inky backgrounds and just use them for backgrounds! Duh! I have some I’ve already made that I will be die cutting thanks to your creative ideas!!!! Thanks & Happy Mother’s Day to you!

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  3. Lindsay I love the cards. Hope you have a wonderful Mothers Day.

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  4. Hi Lindsay 🙂
    WISHING YOU A HAPPY AND WONDERFUL MOTHER’S DAY.

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  5. Just a note to wish you a Happy Mothers Day and thank you for your sharing of your wonderful art talks. Have a great day!!!:)

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  6. I think housecleaning is going on the back burner. I need to make some background papers. You make it look so fun! Your cards turned out great!!!

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