18 August 2017

Birthday Cake

Hello there, I am back today to share a card using one of the alcohol ink background pieces I made when I made my brother's birthday card last week. This card looks extremely simple but it did take longer to put together than it looks!
 
 
I created my background by adding various shades of blue and turquoise alcohol inks on to a non-stick craft mat. I then added over some blending solution. I took a piece of Yupo paper and dripped this in to it face down. I then set this piece aside to dry.
 
 
I took the largest SSS Stitched Rectangle die and cut the panel out. I then ran this through again cutting the MFT Happy Birthday Centrepieces die with it. Using the negative piece of the die cut (the individual letters being the positive), I added foam tape to the back of the piece (this look ages!) and adhered it to a white A2 card base.
 
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The great thing with this die is that I can get another card out of it, using the positive letter pieces. Thanks so much for popping by to see me today. I hope you have a great weekend!

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! Great colors and design.

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  2. Love the effect of the inks Michelle, really simple but looks great! x

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  3. It's stunning Michelle! You do masculine cards so very well. Those alcohol inks really lend themselves to some fabulous looks and different techniques. And I am fascinated to see that you got them via Joanna Sheen. I don't know where to start with picking colours as I want them all! I can imagine how long that foam took to cut too.... worth the effort though as the dimension is great! Lisa xx

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  4. So beautiful...love your incredible blue background, looks simply fabulous with that wonderful die.

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  5. Beautiful birthdaycard. Thanks for your explanation 😊

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  6. I'll have to try this alcohol ink technique as this background is superb.

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