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This is a bit of a combination of things today. I made these pages for Santtu’s book for the Stamping Mad Book Swap for July 2008. Her theme was ‘Winged things’. When the page arrived I was stuck for what to do with it as it was plain book board! Yikes! Then I remembered reading http://isascrapandstamp.wordpress.com/2008/04/10/new-technique-alcohol-inks-metallic-paint/

and I had some gold and silver metallic paint dabbers so I gave it a try.

Here is how the pages turned out.

Alcohol ink ontop of gold acrylic paint

Alcohol ink ontop of gold acrylic paint

 

And side two…

 

Alcohol ink on top of gold acrylic paint

Alcohol ink on top of gold acrylic paint

 

It was scary to craft outside of my comfort zone but once I got into it, I loved it. I have made another one on a smaller scale for myself that I’ll make a book out of sometime. I am also putting this forward as my piece for this months challenge under;

The Virtual Crafting Challenge as the theme was Inks 2, and included solvent and alcohol inks ;)

 

Products Used

Ranger, Adirondack Metallics Acrylic paint Dabber; Gold

Ranger; Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol ink; Terra Cotta and Rust

Ranger; Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution

Ranger Ink applicator tool

Ranger Inssential; Cut n Dry Foam

Craft sheet

Ranger Archival Ink; Black

Ranger Adirondack Dye Inks; Latte, Butterscotch and Terracotta

Stamps; Crafty Individuals; CI 116, CI-180, CI-171, CI-147

 

Links

http://www.craftyindividuals.co.uk/ Crafty Individuals

http://www.rangerink.com/default.htm Ranger

 

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon

 

Billie :)

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