Today's quick card was on the high end of my 20 minutes or less, but I did fussy cut those fish, at 19:03. This card was for the husband's birthday and quite fitting as he's getting up there in years. I, on the other hand, am still in my twenties.
I used Sea Life, a Tim Holtz stamp set and created a fun oxide smooshed, watery background. It's one of my favorite techniques. I used the midnight Versafine Clair ink instead of black, to go with the under the sea theme.
And let's begin!
I didn't want to completely overpower the lighter color, so I used less ink the darker I got.
After popping up my fish, on my watery base and adding a sentiment, I added bubbles with Nuvo Drops and added distress ink around the edges. I like the definition this step adds.
The ink smooshing makes for a wow background in no time and a technique I pull out often. I even had time to do that fussy cutting!
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