Mitten State Monday – Framed Poinsettia with Distress Oxide Inks

Mitten State Monday – Framed Poinsettia with Distress Oxide Inks

Welcome to Mitten State Monday, the new feature where you’ll see me using my stamps from Mitten State Stamps, licensed exclusively through Technique Junkies. Today, I decided to create from a Distress Oxide background to use with Framed Poinsettia, which is one of the uses I envisioned for this stamp. The nice thing about it is that you can stamp it on backgrounds, and the hatching on the images takes care of all the shading. The thing about Distress Oxide, though, is that you can’t create just ONE. I just kept going and made THREE. And then I decided to make them ALL into cards, because, WHY NOT? Lookie:

Mitten State Stamps Poinsettia Frame

These backgrounds were all done with the same colors of Distress Oxide ink, Worn Lipstick, Candied Apple, Barn Door, Seedless Preserves, and Wild Honey. All the backgrounds were stamped using InkOn3’s Blackout ink, an ink that is totally waterproof and works really great with Distress Oxide.

Mitten State Stamps Poinsettia Frame

This one I did by using blending tools to create that specific yellow area where the center of the flower is, then added the other colors the same way, and then I starting picking up colors.

Mitten State Stamps Poinsettia Frame

This one I did just picking the colors up off the craft sheet.

Mitten State Stamps Poinsettia Frame

And after I had finished the other one, there was still so much ink left on the sheet that I decided to do another. This one has a little more Worn Lipstick than the others. I spritzed them all with a Perfect Pearls spray I made with water, and the black ink did not run, which made me very happy!  I added sequins to all of them and stamped the greeting from Technique Junkies on some Bazzill Banana Split card stock and die cut with the Essential Fishtail Banners dies from My Favorite Things. I

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