Studio Monday with Nina-Marie: Distress Oxide Watercoloring
Hello crafters, its Nina-Marie Trapani here, bringing a new Studio Monday video to you that features some fun, Distress Oxide watercoloring and stamping!
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 below to see exactly how I did it!
WATCH THE VIDEO
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Such a beautiful card and I love the background stamp!!
Unique & beautiful!
Love the beautiful colors. The card looks really amazing.
love how colorful this card is!!
Love your card–the background is so awesome! Love all the bright colors.
Wow!!! Really Beautiful!!! Love the bright colors!!
Beautiful card! I love the white panel with the sentiment!
Awesome card- I love the background and the stamp! I really like the sentiment, too!
Fabulous background and like the sparkle! TFS
Great background – love your creation!
So pretty! Love Distress Oxides! ?
Love those colors and your brilliant use of them! What a great background stamp, and those new sentiments are wonderful!
CONGRATS to the winners! I love the bright vivid colors!
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Such a beautiful card! I love the colour!
Love the colors
I love to learn different ways to use my distress inks. Love your colorful card!
Stunning background – love that sentiment typo too!!
Great background stamp!
Such a beautiful card.
what a beautiful card! I’m going to have to try and recreate this thanks for sharing!
This is so cool! Love that background
Amazing card – the background is beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration and idea for using large stamps such as this.
What a great, colorful background. Nice job.
love the background!!!! ;.))))
Love distress oxides! It is so helpful to have the list of colors for those of us just learning how to blend. Always love your designs as well! Thanks so much Nina!
Cool technique. I will have to give this a try.
Carla from Utah
Beautiful card, great video!
Wow, beautiful coloring. I just purchased one of the distress oxide ink pads recently, but I definitely will get some more.
So brilliant and beautiful. Great video too! Thank you so much Nina!
This is a great card! What a lovely background. :)
Wow! Another colorful and amazing creation! I love these colors. I love Distress Oxide inks.
Thank you for sharing your rainbow of INKY AWESOMENESS :)
Wow! I always love your cards, but this is my fave!
This is so pretty! I always enjoy seeing these types of painted backgrounds but have never dared to try. Love this!!
Absolutely gorgeous. Hugz
Gorgeous card and colouring!
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Awesome Nina-Marie, I have Oxide inks but still not done any watercolour with them. This background stamp is stunning and from what I see by different designers very versatile. Thank you so much for you great video tutorial and inspiration.
Thank yo so much! ☺️☺️☺️I am in love with the vibrancy of this card!
WOWZERS! this is GORGEOUS! The video really helps to explain your process!
Love your videos! This card is beautiful. You always inspire me to try new techniques. Thanks for sharing!!
Love this geometric background!
Nina this is awesome, you’ve reminded me so much of being younger & drawing lots of overlapping circles then colouring them in. Brilliant colouring idea, thank you for the blast from the past x
Lovely card. Thank you for the beautiful inspiration.