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Monday, October 22, 2012

Alcohol Ink Fun

The Play Date Cafe is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary!  They are  having some major giveaways this week!  So go check them out:  http://theplaydatecafe.blogspot.

Here is my entry:




I used Alchol Inks, the colors Cranberry, Eggplant and Sail Boat Blue, placed drops on Shiney card stock and then used compressed canned air to move it around on the paper.  I then stamped the floral images from Tim Holtz and a small Pink Paislee stamp using Versamark Black Onyx ink.  Then placed dried and pressed flowers over the images.  I stamped and embossed with White embossing powder, it got a bit messy but I like it anyways, kinda goes with the random inks.  The technique is from Tim Holtzs compendium of Curiosities Volume 1.
Here is a close up of the flowers:

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4 comments:

  1. i. LOVE. this. to. pieces!!! beautiful! it reminds me of one of my favorite paper stacks (dcwv "this colorful life") Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe!
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.blogspot.com

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  2. Awesome card! Love how you used the alcohol inks! Thanks for playing at The Play Date Cafe.

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  3. Fabulous take on the challenge! Thanks for joining us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  4. Ooh this is wonderful! I LOVE it!! Stunning! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at The Play Date Cafe during our 3rd Anniversary Celebrations!!

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