Speckled Egg Distress Monochromatic Card

Hello crafty friends! I hope your week is off to a good start. I'm sure many of you are already aware that a new Distress color has joined the family. If not, let me introduce you to Speckled Egg! This is the first of 12 new colors that will be joining the Distress Family over the next year and half. I was blessed to have the entire Speckled Egg Bundle sent to me by Tim Holtz and lovingly packed by Mario!


Of course, as soon as it arrived I had to sit down and play. The result was a rather monochromatic card with nearly all of the new Distress products used. I made this card with my niece in mind, as she just graduated from 8th grade and this color is one of her favorites!

To begin, I created the base to my background on watercolor paper. I first sprayed it with Speckled Egg Distress Spray Stain, spritzed it with my Distress Sprayer and dried it with my heat tool. I then smooshed the Speckled Egg Distress Ink pad onto my non stick craft mat, spritzed the ink with water and then dragged and dipped my paper into the ink to create all the little speckles. Once the inking was completed, I made sure to dry everything completely with my heat tool.

The next step involved adding a little texture. I applied Translucent Distress Grit Paste through the Flourish Stencil.

While the paste was still wet, I sprinkled Speckled Egg Embossing Glaze over the area and then tapped off the excess. I then heat embossed the Glaze with my heat gun.

For a bit more interest, I decided to do some stamping. Here, I stamped one of the images from the Ledger Script using the Speckled Egg Distress Ink. I didn't stop there though. I also stamped the splatter stamp from the Spring Shadows stamp set with embossing ink and embossed it with Speckled Egg Embossing Glaze. 

I also spritzed the entire background with my Distress Sprayer and dabbed the water droplets dry.

Once the background was completed, I turned my attention to the focal point. Here I used the Bigz Tattered Butterfly. I die cut it from watercolor paper and then stamped it embossing ink using one of the images from the Baroque Stamp Set. Next, I sprinkled it with Speckled Egg Embossing Glaze and heat embossed it.

I then inked the edges with Speckled Egg Distress Ink and a touch of Old Paper Distress Ink. I also added this color to the very edges of the background paper and sentiment strip. Speaking of the sentiment, it is from the Tiny Text Stamp Set and is stamped in...you guessed it...Speckled Egg Distress Ink!

The design felt like it needed a little something more, so I added a bit of interest with a die cut strip of watercolor paper cut using the Crochet 2 Thinlits Die. This was lightly inked with Old Paper and then adhered to the card.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed this monochromatic card featuring the beautiful new Speckled Egg Distress products.


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