Tim Holtz Distress? Blending Brushes are firm bristled brushes designed to create soft blends for backgrounds. Use to easily apply Distress Inks and Distress Oxides directly to surface or apply through stencils for shaded effects. Distress? Blending Brushes are made with natural fibers. The compact retractable design is ideal for convenient storage. Up to 12 brushes fit in the Mini Distress? Ink Storage Tin. Available in a 2 pack.