Monday, April 24, 2017

Distress Oxides and Gelli Printing Plate

I’m sure by now most of you have heard about (if not not bought and experimented with) the NEW Tim Holtz Distress Oxides.  If you haven’t used them yet, you’re missing out! They are wonderful cross between pigment and dye ink that reacts with water to create fun effects!
I'm sharing a tutorial today (over on the Cropstop blog) for making the fun backgrounds you see on these cards - swing by for all the details. 

Supplies and Tools:  Broken China Distress Oxide, a Gelli Printing plate, and bubble wrap,  Cracked Pistachio reinker, Tonic Studios paper distresser, Dina Wakely Little Birdies Set (from Ranger), Black Soot Distress Ink. , prismacolor pencils,  paintbrush., Hello Doily (Sizzix Thinlits), Candi Dots (Nightingale Square), Petaloo lace  All Things Are Possible stamp set (Heartfelt Creations),scalloped circle nestabilities Spellbinders. 
Supplies and Tools: 
 Lace Stencil (Tim Holtz), Fired Brick Distress Oxide ink , Vintage Photo Distress oxide re-inker paintbrush, Tonic Studios paper distresser, Kraft cardstock,Victoria embossing folder (Cuttlebug).Tim Holtz Ink Applicator, Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Petaloo lace, Labels Four (Spellbinders), All Things Are Possible stamp set (Heartfelt Creations), Petaloo blooms, Sentiment from Wordsworth, (Hello Doily —Sizzix Thinlits)
I’d love to see how you use the NEW Distress Oxides or the Gelli printing plate so stop by the CURRENT CHALLENGE and link up you projects.

This post linked to:
Ooh-La-La - Get Well Wishes
Allsorts Challenge - I Spy something that begins with "B" ( I chose birdies)
Repeat Impressions - Inspiration Palette (I chose the colors)


brenda said...

The new oxides are fun aren't they, all that Tim promised they would be and tour birdies are a perfect 'B', thanks so much for joining in with our 'I spy' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

Lori said...

Both cards are lovely and you created some gorgeous backgrounds with the oxide inks! Those birds are adorable and I love their color. By the way, I just got the prettiest card in the mail on Saturday! Thank you so much for the darling thank you card - it made my day!

Ellibelle said...

Such pretty cards, the first one is perfect for our I spy challenge theme at Allsorts, thanks so much for joining us!

meg said...

Two beautiful cards, the distress oxides are receiving great reports and you've shown them to huge advantage, thanks for joining in at the OLLCB

Cheri said...

Fabulous cards! Love those DOI and have had such fun using them. The first card is adorable and a perfect addition to our challenge this week at The House That Stamps Built. Thanks so much for joining in.

Patti J said...

Your cards are beautiful! I don't have any of the distress oxides yet, but they are on my wish list! Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built!

Donna said...

What a fabulous set of cards, I plan to get into my new Oxide Inks today. So glad you joined us at The House That Stamps Built. Donna DT

Heather said...

Beautiful cards! I really like that first one with the cute little birds and that gorgeous aqua lace! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

Conniecrafter said...

Great backgrounds, I love the birds they are so sweet and the round sentiment, pretty lace and flowers to frame the sentiment!

julie_woolston said...

Beautiful card and image.
Thank you for joining us at OLLCB
Hugs Julie xxx