simply saturday…simply stained

Sometimes all you need is a simply beautiful stamp. Isn’t this lace circle absolutely stunning?

I’ve used the simplest of techniques with it. Some dabs of Distress Stains on it and then stamp adds a beautiful watercolor look and subtle blending of colors.

Quick Tip: Have your heat gun ready when stamping with Distress Stains. Drying the stain quickly after stamping will cut down on the bleeding of the stain. I do like a little bleeding though. It makes it look hand watercolored.










Notes: the bird embellishment is Chic Resin Small Sparrows by Prima Marketing
Have a simply beautiful weekend!

7 responses to “simply saturday…simply stained

  1. This card may use a simple stamp and simple techniques, but it is SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL!

  2. Beautiful!!! Simple but stunning!

  3. This is just lovely – wonderful card!

  4. Wow, it is stunning! Thank you for the inspiration. 🙂

  5. Bessie Segal

    Delicate, stylish and beautiful!

  6. barbara lassiter

    Wow! I have that stamp and I love it and this is just fantastic. Thanks for sharing!

  7. This is one lovely card! That background behind the bird and flowers is lovely! ;o)

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