Hi everyone, welcome to my second post and project as a spotlighted guest at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenges this month. This week the challenge theme is :
Alcohol, Drinks and/or Inks
I created a birthday card for my best friend this week. Hope you like it.
For the cocktail image, I created the ombre look using Tim Holtz Distress Inks. I used a watercolor brush to apply all of the ink. I really love the ombre look.
For the background, I add a layer of alcohol inks to the Yupo using a variety of alcohol inks, 99% alcohol and blending solution. Use a rubber air bulb to push the ink and mix the ink with alcohol and blending solution, this will move the ink around the page. When it dry, spray alcohol throughout the piece to create visual interest and texture within the ink, keeping the dots small and fairly close together.
Die-cut the flower from Kraft Stock and gently inked the edges of the petals with Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
Die-cut the tropical leaves, using the Monoprint background from my stash and gently inked the edges of the petals with Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
During this difficult time, hope this tropical card does bring my best friend warm, pleasant birthday wishes.
Don't forget, if you would like to see more inspiration from the talented teamies over on the challenge blog and every week, one lucky random participant has the chance to win a $25 gift voucher from Simon Says Stamp and you can join in up to 5 times, which means you could have 5 chances to win. Good Luck to everyone! You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in.