SDC 111: purple, orange and yellow

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Last week’s challenge on the Stampotique Designers blog was a colour one – to use shades of purple, orange and yellow. I thought I would have a go at a technique featured in the latest edition of Craft Stamper magazine and to use a new Inkylicious stamp of poppies. I stamped the poppies onto white card using Memento ink and coloured the centres with Copic pens. Then I blended three Distress Inks – squeezed lemonade, spiced marmalade and dusty concord –  onto the card, then spritzed with water. While the card was wet I stamped a curly flourish stamp onto the background using Milled Lavender DI which had been tapped onto a craft sheet and spritzed with water. This created a lovely ‘wet in wet’ effect. When the card was dry I stamped the Inkylicious grasses along the bottom and the Hero Arts butterfly. finished off with a Tim Holtz chitchat sticker.

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  1. Angela, this is just priceless (as well as timeless)! Love the combination of distress inks you used, and, of course, its just perfect for the challenge at Stampotique! Thanks for sharing the process with us…just may have a go at this technique!

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