Thursday, 20 October 2016

Christmas with a Bit of Orange

The October challenge at Christmas Cards All Year Round is "use a little or a lot of orange on your Holiday project".

Here's my entry:


I dropped bits of red, orange, yellow, and green alcohol inks onto Yupo paper, and then added a bit of silver mixative.

I die cut "merry" out of silver cs and twice more out of scrap cs, gluing them together to give dimension, then added a matching border, and stamped and heat embossed "Christmas" underneath.

It was hard to photograph - there is actually a bit more silver in the background than it seems as some of it photographed as if it were just grey.






Supplies:
Stamps - SU Christmas
Ink - ColorBox silver, various alcohol inks
Paper - white and silver cs, Yupo
Size - A2
Accessories - silver mixative, silver embossing powder, PTI "merry" die



13 comments:

  1. This makes me want to get finished with classes so I can play with those alcohol inks! A beautiful panel! A bit unexpected that makes it more fun!

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  2. So pretty!! Love the orange on a Christmas card ... unexpected, but oh-so beautiful. Great job with dropping AI's onto yupo. xx

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    1. Here's an excellent definition of Yupo:

      https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Yupo-WHITE-WATERCOLOR-5x7-Paper-Pad-434288-434288Y?currency=USD

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  4. super cool card mf...very festive!

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  5. Gorgeous Alcohol Inks background for your bit of orange Christmas card Susan. I love how your silver sentiment and layer brought out the silver mixative in your background. Really stunning card Susan. TFS Hugs, nancy

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  6. This is stunning! I love the vivid, colorful background with the touch of silver!

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  7. Okay, WOW, between you and Lolly, I have GOT to get my Yupo paper out and give this a whirl! This is mind-blowing, Susan!! I have the metallic mixatives, too, and wasn't sure what to do with them, so thank you!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR 'ROUND (use a little or a lot of ORANGE) challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  9. A fabulous card and great colours. Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas Cards All Year Round.
    Kath x

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  10. FABulous background and Christmas card..
    Thank you so much for sharing and joining in with us at CCAYR...

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. Great card!

    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards All Year Round.

    Helen x

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