Rainbow Paint Drip Background with Laura

by Laura

 

Hi everyone! It’s Laura here, and today I am back to share with you a cute card and a very simple technique with Distress Inks, that you can use to create rainbow paint drip effect! There is also a video tutorial at the end of this post – make sure to check it out to see the step by step process for the creation of this bright and cheerful card!

 

I started from the background, for which I used Distress Inks in Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed, Twisted Citron and Mermaid Lagoon. The cardstock I used is watercolor cardstock by Crafters Companion, and you will also need a Distress Sprayer and a paintbrush. Again, I included a detailed explanation of this fun Distress Ink technique in the video at the end of this post, so make sure to check it out!

Once I was done creating the background, I die cut it with the Scallop Honeycomb Cover Dies. The card base is an A2 sized panel that I cut out of some black cardstock with the Darling Ribbon&Frames Dies.

Next, I stamped one of the images from the Artsy Trimmings stamp set right on top of my background. I used Scrapbook.com Premium Hybrid Black Ink and my Mini MISTI and then colored over the background with Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers. I chose markers that would match as closely as possible the colors I have on my background.

On a separate piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock, I stamped and colored two more images. I chose one of the bees from the Studio Katia Honey Bees stamp set and the paintbrush from the Kobi Loves School stamp set.

I also have a color chart for you, listing all the markers I used on today’s card!

For the sentiment I used one of the dies in the Artsy Trimmings coordinating dies and I cut some black cardstock. I completed the greeting with one of the sayings in the Peony Trimmings stamps set.

Next, I added some embellishments and some finishing touches (you will know by now that I love those!). I used the Studio Katia Iridescent Bubbles and the new Tiny Iridescent Bubbles around my greeting…

 

…and coated the images at the top of my card with a Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay pen. I added more glitter to the Bee’s wings, antennas and to the tip of the paintbrush with some Crystal Stickles. To finish off the card, I added some Glossy Accents to the word Crafty and left everything aside to dry.

As promised, here is the video tutorial for you, sharing how to use this very easy Distress Ink Technique to create a rainbow background!
Let me know what your favorite Distress Ink Technique is and make sure to subscribe for more video tutorials!

Thank you all so much for stopping by and have a great day!

Laura

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Affiliated links used

ARTSY TRIMMINGS
ARTSY TRIMMINGS DIES
HONEY BEES
HONEY BEES DIES
KOBI LOVES SCHOOL
KOBI LOVES SCHOOL DIES
PEONY TRIMMINGS
Darling Ribbon & Dotted Frames – Creative Dies
SCALLOP HONEYCOMB COVER
IRIDESCENT BUBBLES – TINY
IRIDESCENT BUBBLES
REPLACEMENT WAND TIP – BLACK
EMBELLISHMENT WAND

 

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4 comments

Shar Zar January 30, 2020 - 6:26 pm

I like the way you used the little bee in the design.

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Denise Bryant January 31, 2020 - 12:19 am

I just love this card!

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Henriëtte January 31, 2020 - 1:53 pm

Gorgeous card, I love this beautiful crafty stamp set.
Great to see that you also combined two sets to make the lovely painting bee.
Thank you so much for sharing and have a great day.

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Annette Reed February 1, 2020 - 8:27 am

This looks fantastic. Thanks for the video. It’s a great technique that is perfect for the images. The bee is adorable and I love all the glitter. I bought the wand not too long ago. I’m so thankful that Studio Katia came out with it! It’s prettier and cheaper than the katana. I had wanted a katana for a long time but couldn’t justify spending that much money. Needless to say when this wand came out I was quick to buy it.

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