I used the ink-to-mat technique we used in Tim's class to create a Cracked Pistachio background, stamping in Wilted Violet over the top. Here's quick video of the process:
I also followed the same steps with original Distress inks to compare (original Distress on the left and Oxide on the right)...
P.S. Make sure you stop by tomorrow for the awesome new Essentials By Ellen release hop!