Thursday, June 5, 2014

Playing with Tim Holtz Distress Inks

I just love Tim Holtz distress inks and especially to create backgrounds for cards.  I made these two!

Image is from Make It Craty

Copics Used:

Hair: YR24, YR23, YR21
Skin: E04, E21, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hat: E44, E43, E41
Ribbon and Dress: YG63, YG03, YG00
Shoes: E44, E43, E41
Eyes: B00

Distress Inks: Sky: Tumbled Glass
Water: Tumbled Glass and Broken China
Sand: Vintage Photo

Fun Card I wanted to try.  I wanted to try this technique that Vickie Papiaonnau did on YouTube and I loved it!!

Its simple but I like the end result.  I used Distress Inks for the water and sky and the island.

I printed out a generic boat and palm trees and colored with Copics:

Copics Used:

Boat: R17, R14, R12
Palm Tree: G94, G93 I think :P

Distress Ink: Tumbled Glass and Broken China
Island: Vintage Photo and Green Moss


  1. Gorgeous card! I love the coloring and the Distress Ink technique!

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