*** If you are looking for my Stampotique Halloween Card, please click on the link or scroll down ~ Crazy me did 2 posts in one day!
So, here is my interpretation of Tim's September 2015 Tag :
How I made my Card:
White Card Base
Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations French Flight, #659884
FLY stamp from Redlead Paperworks (set I used is discontinued)
Ranger Glossy Paper
Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black
Assorted Alcohol Inks (Ranger, TRIA refills, Pinata Inks)
Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool
Alcohol Blending Fluid
2 Black Brads
First I alcohol inked my glossy paper, After putting on my rubber gloves, I dripped ink, added blending solution, used the ink blending tool, dripped more ink and generally had a great time. When
I was finished I had 2 totally different sheets bursting with the vibrant colors of alcohol ink. Unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of the sheet I used, but here are some of the butterflies I cut out using the French Flight die set.
I choose 3 butterflies and set then aside. I took a strip of silver paper and stamped the word FLY on it to simulate the word band that Tim used on his tag. I attached that to the black cardstock, using the black brads, that I was going to use to mount my butterflies. I know I have Ranger's Black Mounting Foam somewhere in this mess, but I couldn't find it, so I settled for standard white pop dots. I dotted the back of my butterflies and adhered them to the panel of black cardstock. Lastly, I glued the black panel to my white card base.
There you have it. While I wished I could have duplicated that background Tim made using the Texture Paste I don't have any, but no fear, that and the frosted film are on the wish list. I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial ~ Christi
Ages ago I wrote a little blog post on Alcohol Inks - you can take a look at it HERE.
I am entering my Butterfly Card in the following challenges:
Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 - September
Use Your Stuff - #193, Markers/Inks
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog - Anything Goes/Twist of Black
Craftin Desert Divas - Things with Wings
Addicted to Stamps - #110, Butterflies
Less is More - #243, Something Shiny
Collage Obsession - Trio