It’s Justine back again here on the Birch Press Blog! Today I am creating a stained glass effect on my card using Alcohol Inks. Using Vellum paper helped me achieve that slightly muted but vibrant colour. I used a fairly thick vellum for this piece. Vellum is a non-porous surface that is super elegant when used alone, but it is perfect for any alcohol techniques as well.
Step 1: Choose your ink colours. I used Purple Twilight, Wild Plum and Black
Step 2: Shake your inks onto the vellum and cover the surface without pooling the colour much.
Step 3: Blow the inks around using a straw or an empty pen tube works too!
Step 4: Let dry – these dry super quick!
Pairing various die cuts over colourful backgrounds is one of my favourite things to do while cardmaking. I used the Triangle Fade Frame and the Prism Triangle Collage to die cut the panels out of black cardstock. I layered them overtop and then embellished with the sentiment Friend Sugar Script and the Best Friend Stamp set.
Both cards have a very deep and regal look. I added some white accents to each of the cards to ensure they wouldn’t get too dark. I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration!
October 10, 2018 — 4:53 pm
October 11, 2018 — 6:31 am
Such luscious colours on this card. Thanks for the inspiration.
October 11, 2018 — 2:05 pm
WOWZERS , these are GORGEOUS!
October 11, 2018 — 8:48 pm
Your project looks like a lot of fun!