$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this special Blog Hop, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to two lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to eight winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/06/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw ten winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/08/2022.
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Altenew’s Alcohol Inks Collection https://altenew.com/collections/alcohol-markers-refills
ALCOHOL INKED BACKGROUNDS CARDS
TAKE A LOOK AT THE CARDS THAT I CREATED USING ALTENEW ALCOHOL INKS!
For each card I created an alcohol inked background using two different Altenew alcohol ink refills-Eastern Sky B003 and Azurite B027 and 91% alcohol to create a diluted mix. I mixed the liquids using a palette knife and then I dragged quarter sheets of heavy weight white card stock through the mix or tapped the paper to the mix. I let the inked paper dry.
For Card 1 I die cut three pieces using Altenew Lacy Doily die for the card front. I also added texture for the white background paper using Altenew Dotted Swirl debossing plate. I trimmed the die cut pieces to cover the white debossed white card stock, I added a stamped word banner. This is a great die and can be used for many different projects.
For Card 2– I used the darker Altenew alcohol ink refill and 91% alcohol to mix together for a darker background. Again I mixed the two using a palette knife and dragged and tapped the heavy weight white card stock to the mixture. I let it air dry. When dry I used Altenew Halftone Smile outline to stamp the image to the middle of the inked paper. I used the coordinating outline die to cut the smile. I then used a small rectangle die from My Favorite Things and white card stock to cover the space from the smile die space. I stamped the coordinating word banner from the set. I liked the tie dye effect on the white paper.
For Card 3 I created the same darker shade of Altenew alchohol inks and 91% alcohol to dilute the color and mixed them together and let them dry. I used the Altenew Tie Dye Motifs stamp set to create a the next step. I used the middle size stamp on an acrylic block and stamped it to a puddle of clean alcohol ink and then stamped it to the background paper and it lifted the color from the inked paper, I let the paper dry. The word tag was stamped using the a stripe stamp from the set. A die cut Thanks from black glossy paper and a tiny word tag to complete the card.
All three cards used different techniques and just using only two Altenew alcohol refill inks and repurposing Altenew stamps and dies. Give it a try!
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46 thoughts on “ALTENEW INSPIRATIONAL BLOG HOP FEATURING ALCOHOL INKS”
OOOOOOHHHH, I especially love the first one. So delicate and pretty!
Thanks for stopping by! I like the die cut doily one That was a bit tricky. Happy card making!
Very pretty blue mixes.
Donna for stopping by!
Love the gorgeous blue colors. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks! I like that one too! 😊
Amazing what a small reinking bottle of alcohol inks can create. Thanks!
Really pretty work and lovely colors. I am having fun seeing all the great ideas and uses for these beautiful colors.
Thanks Brenda! I only had a few bottles of the AI inks so I had to be creative. Thanks for stopping by!
Beautiful cards. Love the blue colors.
The blues are gorgeous!
Thanks so much!
I like the way the blues came out too! Thanks!
Thanks Meghan for stopping by! Happy card making.
Thanks for stopping by!
Thanks! I liked them too!
I am such a blue person I may need to order all of the Altenew bundles of blue alcohol inks!!!
I like using alcohol inks to create backgrounds. Give them a try! Have fun!
I love the gorgeous blues on your cards! They are all so pretty!
Thanks! Give it a try! 😊
Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards! I love all the blue.
Thanks! I like the blue too!
Thanks so much!
I love the use of your alcohol inks! I especially love it with the die cut!
I love that one too! Some times pieces look better
when they are cut smaller or die cut! Thanks for stopping
Thanks Sarah! Glad you liked the die cuts. I did too! Happy card making!
Hi! I love these 3 very different cards! I have a question about your 3rd card, please. You wrote, “an acrylic block and stamped it to a puddle of clean alcohol ink and then stamped it to the background paper and it lifted the color from the inked paper,” was the “clean alcohol ink” a lighter color or a blender solution that takes away color please? It is a great look! Thank you for sharing your creativity!
Hi Traci, glad you liked the cards and your comment for the third card. Once the diluted AI was dry on the paper and had the clear stamp already on the acrylic block made a puddle of 91% alcohol on my glass mat and stamped the acrylic stamp in the puddle. Then I stamped it on the inked paper I created. The alcohol lifted the AI from the paper. I use 91% alcohol for most of the AI projects that I create. Let me know if this helps. Have fun! Thanks for stopping by!
Thank you so very much! You explained it perfectly! I can’t wait to try this out! I think I’m going to try to stamp the person’s name into the card! Thank you again!
Glad I could help! Have fun!
Beautiful cards!! I love those blues!!
I love your ideas…I’m so gonna try!!
Awesome! Have fun!
I love that you used normal paper and didn’t apply the ink to the paper but applied the paper to the ink! Great effects – must try them.
Thanks Donna! Give it a try! Always trying new techniques! Have fun.
Oh Wow!!! Beautiful cards!!!
Thanks! Glad you liked them. Thanks for stopping by.
Wonderful variety of cards.
Love the blue colors. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing.
Glad you liked the cards! Happy card making!
Thanks! I like them too!
I am so smitten by your first card! I have so many “real” crocheted doilies that look JUST like your paper version- incredible. I am now imagining other sewing themed stamps and dies that would look so beautiful with alcohol inked paper. Thank you for the inspiration.
Thanks so much for checking out my AI cards. Glad you were inspired by the die cut doily I used. I love the way they came out too. Happy card making!!!