In this new series we will be teaching you everything you need to know about Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink and Distress Oxide Ink. Learn which colours work well together and boost your blending skills to create unique designer backgrounds with ease!

For part two of the series, I have selected Old Paper, Black Soot and and Evergreen Bough Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink - do you have these inks in your stash?

You may think it's odd that I've brought black ink into the mix, but it's perfect for making other colours darker! This also works really well to create a dramatic background for my die-cut silhouette on top. Another top tip I share, working from the centre with the focal colour - then draw the focal colour to each edge