I took a class at a local scrapbook store this week and learned how to use Distress Ink. I've seen them around for years but didn't know what the difference was between this and regular dye based ink.
I was curious and loved the preview pictures for the class so I decided it give it a try - I'm so glad I did because I absolutely loved it. So much that I placed an order through Scrapbook.com yesterday for a few of the mini kits and some stencils that were on sale.
Here are the finished cards that we made in class using different techniques including blending, dry embossing, heat embossing and stenciling:
I added a bit of shimmer to the butterfly wings after I got home using the new
CTMH Shimmer Brush - I love that extra bit of sparkle.