Distress Oxide Stamping + Watercoloring

Hello everyone! Today I am excited to be bringing you a new tutorial, featuring some fun, Distress Oxide watercoloring and stamping, as well as inspiration using a few of the newest products from Simon Says Stamp!

This post first appeared on Simon Says Stamp’s blog.

This technique would be perfect for coloring a variety of backgrounds, but my favorite backgrounds for this are geometric ones, such as the Round and Round Background from Simon Says Stamp.

I stamped the background with a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks. Then – using the same Oxide colors I stamped with – I watercolored the background. Mixing those colors together in spots created new colors, which adds some great variation to the pattern!

After coloring the background, I used the Simon Says Stamp Say It All Friend set to stamp a greeting; I paired that black stamped sentiment with another one, embossed in white on Guava cardstock. Finally, I embellished the card with a few Ice Crystal sequins.

This colorful, abstract design was so much fun to create, and I hope you will try this technique out for yourself; watch the video at the top of this post to see exactly how I did it!

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3 Responses

  1. Avatar Teresa Doyle says:

    I love this card AND stamp, what a fun way to water colour it. Well done as always.

  2. Avatar Barbara Smith says:

    What an interesting technique! Striking card!

  3. Avatar Christine says:

    Your coloured background is awesome!

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