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Distress Inks and Stampscapes stamps

A Bouquet of Good Wishes


Penny Black’s Daffodil Dance stamp on a fun watercolour background

Hummingbirds By Ryn


I started by stamping one of the beautiful hummingbird stamps by Designs By Ryn http://designsbyryn.com with Versamark and heat embossing with gold, on Strathmore coal black Artagain drawing paper and colouring it with metallic pencil crayons.

Inlaid die cut with a watercolour frame

Two more…

Penny Black’s Intertwined Stencil


Multi coloured Distress inked background then Black Soot Distress ink through the Penny Black Intertwined stencil. I then sprayed it with Sheer Shimmer Spritz in Frost by Imagine Crafts, put a piece of foam under it, tied a piece of twine , stamped greeting from Phill Martin’s Sentimentally Yours set and it’s done!

Field of Dreams Sympathy card


Distress Inks on watercolour paper, and used Designs by Ryn’s Hibiscus stencil and used a baby wipe to give the panel some depth by fading the colors in the stencilled pattern.  Penny Black’s Field of Dreams die and With Deepest Sympathy stamp in Suzanne’s elegant calligraphy from Quietfire Design

You’re The Best


Distress Inks on watercolour paper and a baby wipe swiped across a stencil to give a fun pattern. Greeting by Fiskars sentiments

Hibiscus Stencil card


Distress inks through the Hibiscus stencil from Designs By Ryn

Happy Birthday die cut by Quietfire Designs from Distress inked panel in the same colors

Simple Happy Birthday


I am not having a lot of crafty time lately with the onset of spring, warmer weather, yard work and camping! Today I used a panel I had made last month with alcohol inks on Yupo. Added a two layer oval with Happy Birthday greeting by Rubbernecker stamps. Simple

With Sympathy


Distress inks through a stencil. With Sympathy die cut from Quietfire Designs cut on multi coloured alcohol inked Yupo