Gather all supplies. I decided to use summery colors and the fun Hello Summer Itty Bitty. You'll also need a water sprayer and some salt.
Spray colors throughout the card base.
I like layering a few colors, making sure not to let them muddy up.
Holding my base down, I added some water to make a nice watery pool. Keeping the center from pooching up keeps the colors from running tougher and off the paper.
Sprinkle with salt. The salt begins to soak up the extra fluid, so don't worry about having too much liquid when you add the water. Different kinds of salt give different looks. The chunkier the salt, the larger the spaces left in the ink. This needs to be air dried, no short cuts, to get the best look.
Once dried, brush away the salt, scrubbing a little with a paper towel, if needed.
Doesn't it give a great textured look? This technique also works well with watercolors.
I added my painted stamped image, a colored doily, my sentiment, and some jewels. Doesn't it just make you want to sit by the pool with a frosty drink?
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