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Saturday, 7 July 2018

Distressed Effect Cacti (by Julie)

Hello, today I have a card made with the fantastic newly released Captivating Cacti

This image was simply inked up with Onyx Black Versafine and stamped onto white stamping card. I added colour with polychromus, coloured pencils and then polished the finished design with a soft cloth. The polishing helps to blend the colours and creates the light background that surrounds the cactus. I then dry-brushed black gesso around the edges and when dry added white paint pen to create the scratched look.
The finished image was mounted onto green card-stock before adding to an A5 card blank.

Thanks for stopping by and please call back for daily Design Team inspiration.

Julie xx


  1. Lovely, your colouring is fab :)

  2. Wow!! Such amazing soft feel!! Thanks so much to explain how you made it! Fabulous technique!

  3. Stunning design Julie, I love this stamp and you've coloured it brilliantly, Kate x

  4. Fabulous design Julie, love the image.
    Linda xxx

  5. Really beautiful Julie and love the distressed look with the black gesso and white pen. x


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