Here's a quick little how to, for all those who are interested.........firstly using a That Special Touch Mask as a guide add some distress ink direct to card front with a bit of cut 'n' dry. I've used Peacock Feathers and Mowed Lawn, a combination I discovered the other week and I love it!!
Leaving the mask in place, drop a little water onto the ink and blot to do a spot of faux bleaching and then add a little stamping. I've used a couple of Kaisercraft stamps......Grid and Script
IndigoBlu's 'Live, Laugh, Love' set direct to the card front...
Then stamp some of the flowers and leaves from the same set and colour them with a little distress ink, I used a bit of cut 'n' dry to do it with and then a damp paintbrush with some more of the ink to add a little more depth of colour.
I also stamped the dragonfly and added colour in the same way before arranging and sticking all the component parts together.....
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