In our Zoom card making meeting this past week we did a technique where you use your ink cubes with many colors (I used 3 colors on every background) to make the background, and then swipe off the ink with a paper towel. Direct from ink cube to the glossy card stock.
Artistic Outpost - The Outpost stamp, stamped w/Archval - Watering can ink
Background inking with Distress ink cubes on glossy card stock 3 colors
Spellbinders - A2 Distressed Edges die
Artistic Outpost - The outpost stamp, Archival watering can ink
Distress inks - 3 colors on glossy card stock
Spellbinders - A2 matting basics A & B dies
Cheery Lynn Designs - Alison's Ribbons dies (layered 2)