Wednesday, 28 August 2019

...and Another Drop

While I had the alcohol inks out on my desk I decided to use them on some Yupo paper which I bought ages ago and which, to my shame, I'd never used for some reason.  I'm sure I'm not the only one guilty of buying things maybe at a show, bringing them home and promptly forgetting to actually use them.  Anyway I did enjoy my recent dabble with the alcohol inks and in this case once the surface was dry I popped a stencil onto it and applied a little of the blending fluid using the felt applicator - this had the effect of lifting off some of the ink to leave a pattern.  My next move was to find some scraps of white pearl card, the largest of which was coloured with the same shades of alcohol ink before die cutting a large oval.  Smaller dies were used to cut a frame and an oval to back the stencilled piece before layering it all together.  I wanted to make a feature of the stencilled pattern so have simply added a die cut sentiment with its own backing.  A linear design was added to the base card before adhering the ovals into place for this CAS style of card.

Ovals - die set from Tonic
Sentiment - Gemini die
Ranger alcohol inks and blending solution used


  1. Wow what a beautiful card,such a pretty colour,hope your day is a good one my friend xx

  2. Lovely use of inks, your card and design is beautiful.
    Babs x

  3. Wonderful card, Val. The effect of the alcohol inks is stunning - I love the colours. xx

  4. A fantastic card Val. I have the Alcohol Inks and the Yupo paper just need to get it all out and play.

    Sue xx

  5. Love this as well Val - clever idea to 'mute' the results on the yupo by adding blending fluid through a stencil. You took away the definite 'pools' and it looks so soft and pretty. Ha - out comes my yup again I suspect :)


    Di xx And a woof from Dudley Dude!

  6. Such a lovely effect you've acheived with your inks Val never heard of Yupo paper