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Stamping with Distress Oxide Inks

Written by Holly Endress. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects), Tutorials, Videos

Happy Tuesday everyone.. It’s Holly here today with a new video and a card using some of the new released Distress Oxide inks and the Concord & 9th Flower Turnabout stamp set.

I started by stamping the Flower Turnabout stamp onto some Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor paper using Picked Raspberry, Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Inks. This inks are a Pigment hybrid and can be used to stamp images unlike the regular Distress Inks were you don’t get a clear impression.

After I stamped all the images I added some water with the Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer. I used my heat tool to dry the ink and then I added some water splatter with a paint brush and dabbed the excess off with a paper towel. Once everything was dry I added some leaves, dots and flower centers with some Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink. Then I adhered the panel to a card base. I die cut a stitched circle from the MFT Tag Builders 6 die-maics set. I stamped the sentiment using the Black Soot Distress Ink as well and heat set it. Then I adhered it to the card front with some foam tape.

I stamped and fussy cut two additional flowers and added them along the sentiment circle. For a touch of bling I added some Mixed Cupped Sparkling Clear Sequins from Pretty Pink Posh. You can find more details on how I created these cards in the video below.


Creative Giveaway!!!

Written by Holly Endress. Posted in Giveaway

Come join the Fun with our Creative Giveaway featuring a Full set of the new Distress Oxide inks!!

We will pick 3 Winners on August 3rd…

The Lucky Winners will have a chance to win one of the Following:

A Misti Creative Corner,  Tim Holtz Summer 2017 Distress Oxide set of 12 or an Artiste Watercolor Dula Top Pen Set of 12.

Winners will be chosen Randomly*

*International Winners will be responsible for postage.

There are three ways to Enter to Win you:

 1. Be a subscriber to our Blog, Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

2. Share our Giveaway on IG and Facebook using the hashtag #mpdistressoxidegiveaway.

3. Leave a Comment below letting us know “What’s your must have tools/dies/stamps this Summer?”

Good Luck everyone and Thank you for making us your #1 Marker Destination!!

Summer Fun Challenge #125

Written by Holly Endress. Posted in Challenges, Uncategorized

Happy Sunday everyone..Are you ready for our second challenge for July’s Summer of Fun contest?

This week’s Challenge is a theme… “We’re going to the Fair”. Create a project using images that remind you of the fair. This can be fair food, animals, rides, tickets etc. You are welcome to use any brand of products you have in your stash but we ask that you use a coloring medium that we carry in the store.

This month’s Summer of Fun Prize Pack features: 

The Mama Elephant Summer Days Stamp Set, Avery Elle’s Beside the Beach Stamp Set, Photo Play’s Summer Bucket List Paper Pad and Lawn Fawn’s Aloha Set.

The Challenges will be open until July 28th at 11pm est. One Winner will be chosen for the Prize Pack. Enter each challenge as often as you liked for more chances to Win. The winner will be announced on July 31st.

To enter to Win: 

 Play along with each Bi-Weekly Challenge during the Month of July, Like our FB & IG Pages, Share the contest info with your project on your Social Media accounts using the hashtag #mpsummerfun

Our Team has created some Inspiration to help get you Started!!

Our Guest Designers

Houston McGuirk

Houston pulled inspiration from the farm animals and baking contest at her local fair. She used the MFT Hog HeavenLawn Fawn Best Pun EverMFT Die-namics Blueprints 29, Copics and Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid paper.  Pretty Pink Posh and Craft Medley Princess  sequins. 

June Swart

June used the rides at the fair for her inspiration. She used Altenew stamps: Ferris Wheel, To The Moon and Celebrate, Zig Clean Color markers, Inks: Hero Arts Dandelion, Altenew mini pads – tropical forest, Versafine pigment – onyx black, WOW Clear Gloss embossing powder, Pretty Pink Posh sparking clear 6mm sequins,  Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White cardstock

Our Design Team


Lisa’s little pups are having fun at the fair!!! She used Mama Elephant Dog Agenda, Winnie and Walter Sentimental Birthday, MFT Rectangle Word Window Frame Die, and MFT Double Stitched Square Dies.


Jessica was inspired by the rides and the fun Foods at the fair. She used the Pink and Main So Cool Stamp Set, Echo Park Summer Dreams 6×6 Paper Pad and Chameleon Markers.

We can’t wait to see what inspires you!!!

Furr-Ever Friends

Written by Holly Endress. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects), Uncategorized

Happy Friday everyone, it’s Holly here today… Have you checked out the July Release from Newton’s Nook Designs? They are celebrating their Four year Anniversary this month with 6 new Stamp sets, a border die set and 4 Stencils. Today I’m using one of the new stencils from the July Release and the Furr-Ever Friends Set from the June Release.

I started with a piece of Bristol cardstock, using the Paw Print stencil form Newton’s Nook. I smooshed some Salty Ocean Distress Oxide onto the back of the stencil. Then I spritzed it with some water and flipped it over and laid it down on the Bristol. I let it sit for a few minutes then I used a paper towel to dab up any excess that may of come through the openings. I heat set the panel with a heat tool. The I die cut the panel using the MFT Blue Prints 15 Die-namics. You can see how I created the background and more ways to use these stencils in the video below.

I stamped the halo image from the Forever Friends set onto the panel with some Gold embossing powder , then I adhered the panel to a White top folding card base. I die cut the stitched cloud from the MFT End of the Rainbow die-namic and stamped the sentiment in the center. I adhered the Cloud with some foam tape leaving enough area to add the cat silhouette. I stamped the cat silhouette in Black ink and I heat embossed the Wings onto some Vellum in Gold. I cut the images out and adhered them to the cloud. For an extra touch of sparkle I added some Mixed Sequins from Neat & Tangled.

We’re also having a sale on all things Newton, so stop by the store and grab your Favorites today!!




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