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How to create watercolor blocks with distress ink

Create Watercolor Blocks With Distress Ink

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Apply ink to acrylic block.  Lightly spray with water.  Make sure it is wet, but not dripping.

Apply ink to acrylic block. Lightly spray with water. Make sure it is wet, but not dripping.

Stamp block onto card. (It is easiest to start with the middle block.)  Repeat three times for the word JOY.  Smooth out color using a paint brush.  Allow time to dry.

Stamp block onto card. (It is easiest to start with the middle block.) Repeat three times for the word JOY. Smooth out color using a paint brush. Allow time to dry.

Stamp letters onto each block.  I recommend a waterproof ink so the color does not bleed.

Stamp letters onto each block. I recommend a waterproof ink so the color does not bleed.

Sketch around each block with a black pen.

Sketch around each block with a black pen.

Sketch around the entire card front with a black pen.  Add small pearls to each letter.

Sketch around the entire card front with a black pen. Add small pearls to each letter.

Finish card by adhering card front to base card.  Learn more and see more examples on my blog: http://everydaymoodlings.blogspot.com/

Finish card by adhering card front to base card. Learn more and see more examples on my blog: http://everydaymoodlings.blogspot.com/

  • Watercolor Paper-140 lb Cold Press
  • Red Card Stock
  • Black Ink-Stazon
  • Black Pen-Faber Castell
  • Small Pearls
  • Letter Stamps-Inkadinkado
  • Distress Ink-Abandoned Corral
  • Acrylic Stamp Block
  • Water
  • Paint Brush