Friday, 18 June 2010

Alcohol...I mean...Alcohol Inks!!

Yay! My first ever card using alcohol inks. The Fairy on Tiptoe stamp is from the ever so gorgeous Lili of the Valley, coloured with ProMarkers with Sakura glitter pen highlights. She's mounted onto a scalloped circle using my nesties & Cuttlebuglet. The flowers were made by "splodging" (technical term!!) Raspberry, Purple Twilight & Watermelon alcohol inks that I got from Inkylicious onto glossy card and then hiring Oliver (who was paid handsomely with a Nobbly Bobbly ice-lolly!) to sit and punch teeny flowers using a Woodcraft punch. Trust me! Kids will do anything for a Nobbly-Bobbly - Try it!! Entering it at -
A Spoonfull of Sugar - Sunshine Inspired
Crazy 4 Challenges - Colour Combo C4C41
Fussy and Fancy - Monochromatic and something with wings!
Kaboodle Doodles - Anything Goes with a dash of purple!


Jill said...

Aww that's a lovely card, gorgeous stamp and the circle of flowers is a perfect frame. Thanks for playing at Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

chris said...

Hi there Jane
what a scrummy little card, love it.
hugs chris xx
thanks for joining us in the sir Stampalot Challenge.

Marlene said...

Oh, she turned out lovely!!!

You did get me all excited with the "alcohol" in the post...I thought we were going to enjoy a Pina Colada! Heehee.

pinky said...

Very beautiful card, love the delicate image in that pretty circle of flowers. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.

PinksyDoodles said...

Hello Jane,
I love this card, it is so pretty! The circle of flowers is gorgeous.
Thank you for entering it into the Sir Stampalot challenge this month.
Clare x

Anonymous said...

beautiful, great job with the ink!

Jackie Randolph said...

Very pretty!! Those flowers make a fabulous border around the image.Thanks for joining us this week at Fussy & Fancy Friday challenge.

brenda said...

Hi Jane

Your card is so pretty, the image is coloured beautifully and the circle of punched flowers compliment the image perfectly.

Thank you for joining in at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

B x

Faye said...

This card is GORGEOUS! I'm off to get some knobbly bobbly's! Let's see if they work on 18 month olds!! ;)
Thanks for playing at Kaboodles. x

Donnas Den said...

Lovely card and excellent work from your helper.

Take care,

Donna x

Jennifer said...

Very cute. Thanks for playing at Fussy and Fancy.


Francesca said...

A wonderful card , I love the image and colours . thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

Heather said...

Ooo, never thought of using those little flowers to make a border - what a super idea, it works perfectly. Hev:)

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