Monday, April 13, 2009

Alcohol Inks

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a nice Easter. Just wanted to show you a few cards that I made during our weekend trip using alcohol inks. I was inspired by the awesome Tim Holtz when I watched some of his videos that can be found HERE. I was always scared of using alcohol inks but they were so much fun to use!

For this card I used glossy white paper and applied small drops of alcohol ink in different colors moving the paper around to get the alcohol inks to mix. Once dry (they do not take long to dry), I stamped the peacock image in VersaMark and then used white embossing powder and embossed the image. I was just playing around but I really like how the white embossing powder picked up all the different colors. Fun!

Here are some more cards. The top two uses Hero Arts border stamps. I did the same technique as the first card.

Just thought I would share some eye candy. Thanks for stopping by!

4 comments:

Carla said...

cool cards Heather...such great techniques. I have the inks as well and haven't touched them! I'll check out those videos!

Amy said...

Awesome cards.. love the look!

Diana said...

Fabulous cards using alchohol inks, Heather!

Sara said...

Fun cards! I've always been intimidated by the inks as well...you make it sound easy!