Jul 22, 2017

PaperArtsy Topic 9 Distress Oxide Wildflowers Cards


Happy Saturday!  Today I FINALLY had a chance to play along with the current topic at PaperArtsy, though I'm pushing the deadline.  I decided to use some of my favorite Distress Ink and Distress Oxides with embossing to make some simple birthday cards.


I dipped my panel in Evergreen Bough DI, then in Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio DOX puddles.  I have been getting a lot of questions when I say this.   I tap my pads onto my kraft mat and then spritz with water to make ink puddles, thus the "dipping" process.


For the first card I stamped the main image in Evergreen Bough, then did my smaller surrounding images in white embossing.


For the second card I did the reverse, and embossed my main image and stamped the smaller images in ink.  I used my inks to watercolor the petals.  I am slowly building a collection of PA stamps and won these two floral sets recently, but don't have many sentiments.  So I pulled a stamp from my stash and stamped it on my clean up paper and stapled it down.  The little numbers stamp is a single image stamp and makes the coolest filler!  These were really fun and will help me with my birthday card stash.  I hope you like them!


53 comments:

  1. So pretty. Love these colours together.

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  2. Love the oxide colours and the technique. Glorious cards and loving the filler stamp and the stamping with the darker green and the white (embossing) x

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  3. These are absolutely stunning!! The backgrounds look so amazing!! I love the colors and the stamps you used!! These are gorgeous, my friend!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. I loved the bgs ! wonderful cards :)

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  5. Two gorgeous cards, love the colours of the backgrounds and the different
    Stamping techniques you have used

    Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month
    Joan

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  6. they're beautiful Autumn! I'm guessing you have the whole collection of DOX inks:):) Beautiful flower stamps too-congrats on winning them. Happy weekend!

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    1. I got paid for some design work and bought the first set at stamp convention this February. I will have to save up for the next batch, but really want frayed burlap and antique linen!!!

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  7. Love what you have done with the Distress Oxide inks! The colors are wonderful. These cards are gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Making Memories Crafting this month. Hugs, Cathy

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  8. Swoooooon, love the way these turned out! I didn't think I needed many more oxide inks, but you may be changing my mind!

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  9. Very beautiful, indeed!

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  10. These are beautiful! Love the color combo.

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  11. These cards are deliciously gorgeous, I do love the blue/green combo. That background looks fabulous. The pretty florals go so perfectly and the little numbers stamp is just adorable xx

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  12. Hi, Autumn! Two gorgeous monochromatic creations using the oxides. They are really beautifully stamped and colored. I want to learn to make cards similar to these. The artwork is intriguing and wonderful. Hugs, de

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  13. These are just divine Autumn. I so love the complementary background and flowers together using the doxides xxx

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  14. I'm always in awe when I visit your blog, Autumn! These are just stunning--beautiful colors & images! Made my day that the bell shaker card inspired you--thanks for the sweet comment!

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  15. Gorgeous cards, love the backgrounds X

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  16. Two beautiful cards Autumn. I love your choice of colour and the backgrounds are just fabulous, great stamping too. Thank you for sharing these with us at Stamping Sensations and good luck. Sandra x

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  17. Oh, be still my beating heart.... this are just gorgeous Autumn, beautiful colours, fabulous flowers... love these! Hugs, Anne xx

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  18. These are gorgeous, i love the watercolour aqua colours with the pop from the white embossing,

    Lucy x

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  19. Absolutely beautiful!!!

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  20. These are beautiful Autumn, it's hard to imagine life without the DOX's now isn't it xx

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  21. Such lovely soft colour tones - beautiful Oxide work - and the flowers are all so pretty.
    Alison x

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  22. Such beautiful cards Autumn, and the white embossing sets them off a treat! Xx

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  23. Pretty color combo. You have a good eye for color and design.

    I'm on a DOX/Alcohol Inks kick right now. I'm having more fun making backgrounds than cards LOL!


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  24. I love, love, love these! Colors are gorgeous!

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  25. WOW!!! Such gorgeous creation! Thank you for sharing your card with ATSM!

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  26. Oh wow these are gorgeous cards!!! Thanks for palying along in our challenge! Love how those oxides inks turned out! Leandra (PaperArtsy)

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  27. Stunning cards in beautiful colors. I love them both.
    Greetings Miranda

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  28. Beautiful cards, I love the colours. I still haven't bought the Oxides yet, I guess not having much craft space is saving me money :) Take care, Shirleyxx

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  29. Love your backgrounds, Autumn! Your stamped/embossed flowers are perfect with these backgrounds, too. Nice and simple, but gorgeous! Hugs :-)

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  30. These are so beautiful...love your incredible inking. Thank you so much for playing along with us at ATSM!

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  31. I love the colors you blended on these two beauties Autumn! So pretty with the added white embossings and hand painting of larger blooms! Julia xx

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  32. Gorgeous cards Autumn, the background effects are super and I just love the colours you used, - beautifully put together!! xxx

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  33. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, Claire DT x

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  34. What a beautiful pair of cards Autumn - love your colours in the backgrounds, and how you have stamped over them
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  35. Autumn, these are just absolutely spectacular!
    sending hugs,Jackie xx

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  36. Wow, absolutely showstoppers. Fabulous work.
    Julie x

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  37. Wonderful techniques in these two lovely cards. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafting with an Attitude Challenge 'Anything Goes' July 2017.
    Nicola, CWAA DT (Amethyst Lily Designs )

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  38. Stunning cards and those oxides are fab.

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  39. My favourite colours and my newest obsession with the DOX products. They both combine to create these knockout projects. Just stunning.

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  40. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  41. A really glorious floral creation and perfect for our Floral theme at Stamping Sensations challenge, many thanks for joining in. Sorry to be so late arriving, under the weather again.

    B x

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  42. Fabulous backgrounds-love the colours and beautiful stamps
    Carol x

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  43. Beautiful cards, such pretty coloured backgrounds and flowers.
    Thanks for joining us at Making Memories Crafting Challenge.
    Hope to see

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  44. Hi Autumn just popping back to say---Thank you for joining us at Craft Rocket
    Carol GDT x

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  45. These are beautiful. TFS.

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  46. Just simply BEAUTIFUL, Autumn! I am loving those DOX backgrounds and the embossed stamping and coloring in with DOX is a lovely focal point! I agree, the numbers stamp is a perfect background filler! Well done, again! Your work is incredibly inspiring! Can't wait to craft with you! Hugs!

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  47. Such gorgeous watercolour textures in these! Loving the delicate colour way too! You have certainly elevated crafting to an art form, Autumn!

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  48. Beautiful cards, Autumn!!!!!!!

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  49. Wow!! These cards are simply stunning Autumn. Loooveee the backgrounds and the colours are awesome! Beautifully created!! hugs x

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  50. Wow, these are gorgeous, such beautiful colours! What stamps did you use for the 2nd card? Love those flowers!!

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    1. The second card features PaperArtsy Eclectica³ {Kay Carley} 01. The first card features PA Eclectica³ {Lin Brown} 22. I mixed the sets together for both cards. :)

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