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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Plays with Alcohol Inks


Hi, Cornelia here today playing with alcohol inks and a stencil.



I cut a piece of metallic card stock and ran it through my Big Shot - you see the sandwich below.



The important thing is that you put the cardstock on a silicone mat and the cutting plate above.



You get a good impression that way.



Those are the inks I used - dribbled some ink onto the card stock.



And then smeared them around with a piece of fun foam. I did not want to mess up my brushes....



Since it did not quite turn out the way I had envisioned it I took some circle dies (Lifestyle crafts) and just cut some circles. Arranged them onto black card stock.



Thought some silver Paper Candi might be nice.



Took a left over strip of PP and made the sentiment plate with embossing powder and colored it in.



You may have noticed that I changed that plate around a bit - on the very first photo in this post the sentiment is embossed in silver - above it is purple and below it is silver but colored in - I like that one the best.



Hope you liked this - see you in two weeks!


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20 comments:

  1. Love thIs!! The colors look great against black background

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  2. Oh that is so pretty. I am not very good with alcohol inks. I love your technique and the embossed stencil is a great idea. Hugz

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  3. Yowza...vivid, bright color. What's not to like. Looks gorgeous.

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  4. Very pretty. I really love the bright colors against the black background. TFS

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  5. so unique in those colors and love the silver accents!

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  6. So stunning! Thanks for sharing that you had to change courses because it wasn't turning out the way you had anticipated. It happens often to me and I typically just toss. Perhaps, I need to adjust my outlook.

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  7. Interesting way to use this. I like the vivid colors and the embossed circles inside the die-cut circles.

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  8. Love those big bold colors!! They shout loud and proud!! Great job

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  9. Love your card! And I love that circle die cut. This makes me want to play with alcohol inks. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  10. What a fabulous card - and thanks for the tutorial. Love that you showed the various trials with the sentiment panel.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  11. Stunning card ! The circles with alcohol inks look fab against black base :)

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  12. Awesome effects of the embossed circles with alcohol inks...Stunning card, Cornelia!!!

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  13. Stunning card! Love the the effect of the coloured metallic circles!

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  14. This is such a striking card Cornelia! Absolutely love it! :)

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  15. boah... wie G****
    das ist ja mal ein Hammereffekt !!!
    Danke für den Tipp, das werde ich sicherlich auch mal nutzen !!!!
    LG hellerlittle

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  16. So cool! Love that technique! Btw, I do the same thing - when I don't like the background I made I just cut out pieces and it usually looks great!

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