Thursday, August 25, 2022

Altenew Get Inky with Alcohol Inks Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)

Hello friends! 

Welcome to Altenew Get Inky with Alcohol Inks Blog Hop + Giveaway Blog Hop! 
 I am super excited to share an inky project with you.
If you arrive from the blog of Annemarie Caister, you are in the right place!
 
All the details about this blog hop, please visit Altenew Card Blog 

  I do not profess to be an alcohol ink expert. However, playing with Alcohol ink for nearly 10 years does help me to know this art medium intimately.  If you like TIPS, this post will definitely help you look at alcohol ink in a more creative and thoughtful way. 
 
Featured products: Alcohol Artist Markers, Edged Wildflower Die Set, Bold Sentiment Stamp, Well Read Stamp Set (linked at the end of this post)
 
Altenew-Alcohol Artist Markers-Edged Wildflower Die Set-Bold Sentiment Stamp-Well Read Stamp Set 
 
So, Ok... you watched numerous You Tube video on how to create the most BEAUTIFUL and DRAMATIC background.... and you did it.... Now what!!? 

Altenew-Alcohol Artist Markers-Edged Wildflower Die Set-Bold Sentiment Stamp-Well Read Stamp Set-002 
 
For people who love creating the most dramatic and beautiful background, you now have a super inky and coloring marbleized paper.  Your next step is to make good use of your alcohol ink paper.

Altenew-Alcohol Artist Markers-Edged Wildflower Die Set-Bold Sentiment Stamp-Well Read Stamp Set-003

 This proves to be the trickiest part (in my view). Do not rush out and purchase the latest inks, stamps, stencils and dies.... look at your stash and see what you can come up with. 

Altenew-Alcohol Artist Markers-Edged Wildflower Die Set-Bold Sentiment Stamp-Well Read Stamp Set-001 

 When I saw my alcohol ink paper, I thought this Edged Wildflower Die is perfect for this. I made a card with pattern paper (alcohol ink).

Altenew-Edged Wildflower Die-Here For you Stamp Set-Alcohol Ink Paper-Gel Pen Set 0.1 Fine tip

 The key to success of  using Alcohol Ink paper is to pay attention to the colors, textures and placement of the colors. Once you have figured all that out, you can proceed to create your art piece.

 Altenew-Alcohol Artist Markers-Edged Wildflower Die Set-Bold Sentiment Stamp-Well Read Stamp Set-004
 
 55% off Paint-A-Flower: African Daisy & Watercolor Essential 12 Pan Set Bundle
 (linked below)

Prizes: $300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/06/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/08/2022.

 
Your next stop is the blog of Rosie Neustaedter
Have fun hopping! Thanks for stopping by!   

45 comments:

mel h said...

These are so pretty. I love this technique.

Cindy C. said...

Wonderful combination of alcohol inked panel and die, both look stunning!!

Denise Bryant said...

I don't use my alcohol inks enough, so I am loving all the inspiration on the hop! Beautiful cards!

Angel Heart said...

Fantastic examples

Linda Fillds said...

I love your use of the inks. Such pretty cards. Will have to try .. tyfs :)

sharon g said...

Your gorgeous inking and flowers really stand out on this card. The white space was a nice idea.

Mom-Mom Gail said...

I love the red and blue card and background!

Jan said...

These Cards are beautiful. Great Idea. I am always looking for ideas that I have not tried yet.

Donna Walls said...

Lovely card designs and the color combos are lovely. I usually have trouble with mixing alcohol inks turning muddy if I mix too many...your mixes came out lovely.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your colorful inky designs are wonderful!

Jeanne Rice said...

Thanks for the tips, color, texture, placement. I want to try this out. Your cards are gorgeous!!!!

Ann said...

Love your idea. At first I could not figure out how you made this- after I read your directions I thought what a great idea to use up some alcohol backgrounds. I shall try this soon. Thanks!

Jeanne Beam said...

Such beautiful cards! Love the colors.
Thanks for sharing.

Brebda said...

Beautiful card. I like the background colors behind the flowers.

Becca Yahrling said...

Gorgeous cards! I especially love the 'just for you' card.

MadeByMeghanK said...

WOW GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!! I love the colors!

Carol McCready said...

Great cards! Love the backgrounds.

Lillian said...

Amazing cards!

Linda BL said...

The Edged Wildflower die is perfect for the lovely alcohol panels! Great combination of colors

nancy littrell said...

Love your alcohol ink backgrounds and pretty paper, Virginia. I have added the beautiful Edged Wildflower Die and pretty alcohol ink papers to my wishlist:-) TFS your Stunning cards. Hugs..Nancy

Dawn T said...

what an awesome idea. That paper pack looks amazing and none of the mess. Love the die and the way you used it Virginia. So inspiring!

Audja said...

Really lovely cards!

Lauryne Cunningham said...

Beautiful designs! I love the red one!

Kathy Raker said...

Gorgeous background color combinations! Perfect die for this technique, thanks for sharing ideas.

joni said...

Beautiful cards

Sandy said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards! I love the die you used.

Nandini said...

Wow! Gorgeous cards!

Maryann Ferry said...

These are beautiful cards! I love the idea of cutting the inked paper with die cuts. Perfect! by Maryann Ferry

Rufus said...

Love the cards! Yes after having all the fun of creating the alcohol ink background you want it to be the star of the show!

junestengel1958 said...

I love the "movement" the alcohol inks give-- great colors!

Traci S. said...

Great tips! I wonder how the bubbles were made? Or do you think it is from salt--like with watercolors? These cards are gorgeous!

Patty said...

Love these Virginia!! I agree that the hardest part is deciding what to do with your alcohol backgrounds!

Deborah Hellman said...

Love ❤️ the edged wildflower die. Beautiful cards.

Mendy said...

I love your wildflower cards, pretty colors.

Anita Art said...

Beautiful cards .. thank you for sharing them with us.

Karen Williams said...

Beautiful pieces. What a great way to use backgrounds that were maybe harder to use.

Aurora said...

Love! So pretty!

Veronica said...

I myself have a hard time using ink for backgrounds. I love these and hope to do it myself one day.

Veronica said...

What a delightful release! Love the stand alone items.

Sue D said...

this is beautiful!

Maureen Reiss said...

These are Amazing Virginia!!!!!

Lori Podolsky said...

WOW and double WOW! Stunning and very unique cards, Virginia. Love them so much! So inspirational. Thank you for sharing.

Joni J. Seith said...

So beautiful, Virginia!!!

DorothyA said...

Your cards are beautiful! It was so fun seeing the variety of looks you created. I really like that die! How did I miss it? It's now in my cart, thanks to your inspiration.

Ann Apolito said...

Great cards Virginia. Love the flower die you used.