Video: Distress Marker Video + Giveaway

Welcome to the Simon Says Stamp May 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop!

Today I have a video for you showing how I used the goodies in this kit along with Tim Holtz Distress Markers for some soft watercoloring…

Distress Markers are so incredibly easy to watercolor with. SO easy. And by ironing off the embossing when you are done, you end up with a “how-did-she-do-that” look. These stamp images? Perfect for this technique. (For any coloring, for that matter!)

It is also simple to do a soft glow of a color around a stamp image with Distress Markers. For this card I used the Tumbled Glass blue marker.

Here is the stamp set in the kit – so classy – and a peek at the May kit. The kits are very reasonable – only $19.95 for subscribers. (Heck – a stamp set is only a bit less than that and you get one of those in it plus a lot more.) These kits have been selling out so you may want to subscribe to ensure you get one each month. (You can also get the stamp set separate, but it is definitely a better deal to get the kit! Oh, and I am dying to cross stitch on those grid images.)

Next be sure to head over to the next blog on the hop – the home of my fabulous friend Kristina Werner. I am sure she will rock this card kit. (If you want to start at the beginning, you can head to the Simon Says Stamp blog.)

Talk about AWESOME giveaways. Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $50 gift certificate on each of the blogs on this hop! (That’s $450 in total!) So leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 4/25/13 for your chance to win a $50 shopping spree. Good luck!

 

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  1. DarlaN

    Thanks for your beautiful inspiration (as always)!

  2. Joan VanCourt

    Oh my, thanks you for this great tutorial. I wish I had that stamp set right now, to work along. Hmmmm….. really must consider signing up for the kits.

  3. So pretty….Love your work!

  4. Kate C

    A beautiful card, as always! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  5. I really do love the card that you made with this kit! It is so perfect for Mother’s Day.

  6. Susan

    Love this card! My mother would love it too!

  7. Holly Sater

    Awesome giveaway and I always love seeing what you guys do with the kit!

  8. Love your card… and the ironing tip! Can’t wait to try it!

  9. Jan

    Inspiring as always Jennifer, thanks.

  10. I tried this technique and it turned out so beautiful. Thank you.

  11. JoAnn K Delery

    love your card. i just got my card kit today and i am going to use your technique!

  12. Robin Hill

    I love this kit and Jennifer I adore you card as usual!! Tried your technique and it came out fabulous!!

  13. RedGem

    just stunning! I love all your creations. Tks for the inspiration.

  14. Charlotte C

    I have these distress markers and now I can do something really terrific with them following your tutorial. Thank you so much.

  15. Lisa Stacey

    I am just getting started card making and paper crafts…late bloomer! I need all the help I can get! You are a great teacher!

  16. Thanks for sharing such a good idea, piece of writing is
    good, thats why i have read it fully

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