Video: Distress Markers + Shine


Today I have a technique using Distress Markers and a Wink of Stella Marker for a fun twist on the resist technique…

I used some fun new stamps by the adorable Suzy Plantamura for My Favorite Things. They are perfect for any coloring technique.

Getting a watercolor look is so easy with Distress Markers and water. And isn’t it awesome that you can also use the Distress Markers with the Wink of Stella pen? Yay! A shimmery watercolor look is even better.

Clear embossing is a great way to do a resist… allowing you to add a “cloud” of color over a stamped image with Distress Ink and an Ink Blending Tool.

This sucker is bright… but I felt like the greeting needed it to be. (And for the record – it isn’t as bright in real life. lol)

Here is a closer look at the Sunny Days Doodles Celebrate Life stamp set. Adorable. You can get it at My Favorite Things, Simon Says Stamp or Ellen Hutson

Oh, and in the video I show the new Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper. IT IS AMAZING. (Yes, it is worth all capitals.) This is my new favorite watercolor paper. Love it. It is thick and white… smooth on one side and textured on the other…

By the way, be sure to check THIS post at My Favorite Things. They have some fun ways to save. You can also see all of the September release HERE – lots of good stuff!

See you soon.


Below are the products featured above. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH and for My Favorite Things, click MFT…

MFT Celebrate Life Stamp Set (SSS|EH|MFT)


MFT Textile Backgrounds Stamp Set (SSS|EH|MFT)


Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Paper (SSS|EH)


Distress Markers (SSS|EH)


Zig Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Marker (SSS|EH)


Hero Arts Milwaukee Heat Gun (SSS|EH)


White Embossing Powder (SSS|EH)


Versamark (SSS|EH)



Ink Blending Tool (SSS|EH)


Wild Honey Distress Ink (SSS|EH)


Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink (SSS|EH)


Broken China Distress Ink (SSS|EH)


Tumbled Glass Distress Ink (SSS|EH)