Creative Chemistry 102: Colored Crackle

Similar to a project we did in the Creative Chemistry 101 series in Online Card Classes, we used the amazing Rock Candy Distress Crackle Paint but instead of staining it we colored it. I cut some leaf shapes using Grungeboard (you can also use chipboard) and put a thick layer of the crackle paint on the leaves allowing them to dry overnight to achieve the best crackle. I then used Distress Paint over the leaves, heated them dry, and repeated with additional an additional layer of color. I heated that to dry and then added some Distress Stain to really bring out the crackle. I then dried them again and adhered them to a tag that I inked with Distress.


Unlike the previous project where we stained over the crackle only to create a glass-like surface, this had a matte finish.