You know how it is… you’re idly scrolling through your Facebook timeline and up pops one of these videos. Five Minute Crafts. Crafty Mom. Tasty. I got drawn in by one on marbling (always something I have been fascinated by) using nail varnish on water. It looked so simple. So I had a go at doing some enamelled mugs.
I’m still catching up with my CC101 homework – today I’m publishing Day 5 on Day 7 🙂
Day 5 was all about playing with Distress Stains – the first tag showing their effects on kraft resist with distress inks over and stamped with jet black archival ink. The second builds up the colours on a wet tag with distress stains before drying off and overprinting with Picket Fence Distress Stain applied to a stamp and dried off quickly before overstamping with archival black. Finally is my attempt (the first one) at doing the distress stain marbling using the Picket Fence Distress Stain – it turned out ok, but I think I’ll have to try different colours and surfaces to get a more marbled effect.