Feeling Distressed?

Feeling Distressed?

When I used to work at JoAnn Etc. as an instructor, I frequently had to buy supplies to make samples and to use in class for corporate designed classes. I still have bits and pieces of leftover supplies that really need to get used up.

Today’s card is made with a few left over sheets of paper and a stamp from a class on distressing. We made a carousel mini-album in class, and learned a bit about various distressing techniques. It made sense to use a few of those techniques today.

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The dress form was stamped with archival ink, and then crumpled into a ball, and smoothed out, twice. You may find it hard to crumple up a perfectly good stamped image of piece of paper, but sometimes the results are worth it. I then used a distressing tool to rough up the edges of the stamped piece, as well as the patterned paper behind it. A little distress ink applied to the edges and creases of all the papers, a sticker and chipboard embellishment from the same paper line, and the card was done.

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