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Love Mixed Media


I took some photo paper and applied some Copic ink and Ranger metallic mixative together with some Copic Colorless Blender. When it was completely dry, I used it with the new Simon Says Stamp Hearts Mingle Die. After hand lettering in chalk, I placed hearts around the Love – a good place for hearts to be.

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I pounced alcohol inks in green and metallic gold on to Yupo paper.  I found the die cut leaves at Target and colored some of them with Distress. Putting some foam under the Yupo, I adhered it to some Neenah Desert Storm card stock. For the “thanks” sentiment from Simon Says Stamp, I used Ranger Carnation Red Archival Ink and experimented stamping it directly onto a piece of foam. The card is finished with an acorn accent from Little B.

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Creative Chemistry 102: Tarnished Silver

One more to share from Creative Chemistry 102.  Distress Embossing Ink, silver embossing powder, ultra thick embossing powder and some Distress paint.


The hearts were die cut out of grungeboard and it amazes me that I am able to get this wonderful metallic effect on paper.

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Creative Chemistry 101: Perfect Distress

Here is another project using Perfect Pearls Powder in the Creative Chemistry series from Online Card Classes. For this technique, we lightly covered our tag with Distress Ink and then stamped an image using a darker Distress Ink. I chose a wood grain image. I then dusted the stamped image with copper Perfect Pearls Powder. We gently misted with water, quickly dried it, and then added Distress Ink around the edges.


Can you see that copper shimmer?

See YOU in the studio,