Thursday, June 7, 2018

Striking Background with Alcohol Inks

Hello friends!
I am popping in with a quick post on using alcohol ink on vellum. 
 This stamp set Nature's Art from Penny Black seems like the prefect example for this.

Penny Black - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Nature's Art
Penny Black - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Nature's Art


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This time I made a really colorful backdrop with alcohol inks.

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I find myself gravitating the usual alcohol ink color....this one is no exception. I need to use OTHER color more. However, I still like how this turned out.
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You may be wondering which side I did first.....
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In this card, I made the die cut with Stitched Stackers Frame first and then I did the white-embossing.
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Next, I simply inked up the other side with alcohol ink.  Let dry. Done.
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That's what today's card is--- artsy, organic and colorful.

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12 comments:

Amy Brown said...

This is stunning Virginia! I love the colors you chose. This card looks like it was a ton of fun to craft!

Dawn Turley said...

Stunning Virginia. The bright background with the white embossing is incredible.

Sue D said...

Wow--so pretty. Love your choice of colors. I will have to try this.

Debra Rumpza said...

I love this!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Beautiful cards, love this alcohol ink on vellum for gorgeous backgrounds.

Patt H. said...

Simply stunning, Virginia! Love those colors!

Purple Princess said...

Wow! Just amazing!!

Harriet said...

You said your card is artsy, organic and colorful. I agree 100%. I must add colorfully gorgeous! You use of alcohol ink always amazes me. This example is simply lovely!

Angela said...

Soooo beautiful!!!

Teresa Doyle said...

Oooooooh, I L♥VE this, so beautiful! I definitely need some alcohol inks in my stash! Gorgeous!

conil said...

I don't know...you seem to be having such great success with these colors, it would be hard to change. This is another gorgeous card by Virginia. Just beautiful.

Linda BL said...

This is such a beautiful card. I love the colors and feel if you like them, use them! I love greens and pinks and reach for them most of the time. I love how the color spreads out on the vellum. I do use alcohol inks with vellum but have not tried this.