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DISTRESS OXIDE SPRAYS Rainbow Background + Die Cuts

NOTE: This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. Thanks, Simon!

Hi all! Today I have a fun card made using the new Distress Oxides Sprays from Tim Holtz and Ranger, plus some die cutting using dies from Simon Says Stamp.

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

I started out by placing a piece of Strathmore cold press watercolor paper inside an open box. I use sprays inside a box to help keep my work area clean. To create a colorful background, I used three Distress Oxide Sprays in Fossilized Amber, Picked Raspberry, and Mermaid Lagoon. I worked in layers and then dried the piece with a heat tool (you could also let it air dry).

To add even more interesting areas to the background, I lightly sprinkled water and sprayed water onto the background. Then I sopped up the water using a paper towel. This left behind “water spots.”

For the main design of the card, I used the Outline Floral Frame die and the You’re Doing Awesome die. I cut both out of white cardstock. The large die cut frame was adhered to the watercolor piece using Gina K Connect Glue.

I also cut out a large vellum heart using the Nested Hearts dies. I adhered the greeting die cut to the vellum heart, and then onto the card using thin foam adhesive that I cut into tiny pieces to fit behind the greeting die cut.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you enjoy the card video. :)

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.

*Simon Says Stamp Outline Floral…
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*Simon Says Stamp You’re Doing…
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*Simon Says Stamp Nested Hearts dies
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Strathmore Cold Press Watercolor…
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*Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Spray in…
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Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
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Precision Heat Embossing Gun
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White…
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 110…
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*Gina K Designs Connect Glue
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Bazzill Heavyweight Vellum, 40 lb.
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EK Success Tweezers
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Darice Thin Foam Strips Adhesive
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EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
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T-Square Ruler
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We R Memory Keepers Craft Knife
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Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy scoring board
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Simon Says Stamp Teflon Bone Folder
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Tombow Xtreme Permanent Adhesive
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Tombow Xtreme Adhesive Refill
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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