Sunday, 9 October 2016

Red with a Ghosted Butterfly

The October CAS Mix Up challenge is "ghosting".  And the SCS Mix-ability challenge is "The Color Red".   But once I'd finished this card, I decided it wasn't CAS enough for the CAS Mix Up challenge so it only got entered in the Mix-ability one.


I dropped red and yellow alcohol inks and gold mixative onto Yupo paper and let the colours mix and dry.

I then laid a stencil over top and used alcohol ink blending solution and a felt pad to lift the colour off.

I added a gold heat embossed sentiment and some gold sequins, and popped the panel up on fun foam.

Thanks for stopping by!




Supplies:
Stamps - Paper Angel sentiment
Ink - ColorBox gold, red and yellow alcohol inks
Paper - Yupo, white cs
Size - A2
Accessories - alcohol ink blending solution, gold mixative, Crafters Workshop stencil, gold embossing powder, fun foam, gold sequins



2 comments:

  1. Such a cool technique Susan. Love the vibrant colours from the alcohol inks. The blending solution really worked well to create the ghosting of the stencil design. xx

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  2. This background is gorgeous, Susan! And the butterfly ghosted beautifully! When I tried ghosting on alcohol ink, I didn't have good results. Maybe I need to try the Yupo paper. Anyway, a beautiful card for a beautiful day!

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