I saw this image from the current Runway Inspired Challenge:
and I immediately had an idea pop into my brain. I love it when that happens!
I'm also eking into the STAMPlorations current challenge, which is Designer's Choice (you have to choose one of their past challenges and bring it back to life). I chose the challenge from April 2014, which was "Stamps and Favorite Technique".
This morning my hands started shaking, and my eye started twitching, and I had the sudden urge to tear up papers, which could only mean one thing: I was going into Distress Ink withdrawal. The only cure was to ink up my mat and show off my favorite technique: Distress Ink dipping.
I inked my mat with Wild Honey, Scattered Straw, and Spiced Marmalade and then spritzed with water until all of my colors began to bleed together.
I liked how the Escada frock used a burst of color in the center, but still left some white space, so I went for that look when I dipped.
Over the top, I used the STAMPlorations Trendy Leaves set and stamped in varying shades of colors, switching up my leaf placement. I layered and layered and then used Vintage Photo to add a hint of brown. Last but not least, I used the Thank you Sentiment Builder and the Bloom Sketches from STAMPlorations to build my own sentiment, which I embossed in Rusty Hinge powder.
So, yeah. One layer. Me. *Pat, pat, pat*
This is off to my Grandma Carol, who just lost her mother-in-law.
I'm also going to support the following challenges:
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