Posts Tagged ‘Alcohol ink’

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Regular viewers will remember my altered baubles from last Christmas, these proved so popular I decided to film a tutorial so that you can make them too.

You Will Need

  • Plastic Baubles, Gloss or mat finish
  • Alcohol Inks, three colours
  • Alcohol ink applicator tool
  • Craft Sheet
  • Blending Solution
  • Something to hang bauble on while it dries
  • String
  • Decorative Ribbon
  • Protective gloves (It will get messy)

Optional Extras

  • Golden Polymer Medium Gloss
  • Paint Brush


I hope you have enjoyed this film and will give these a go. I’d love to see your results.

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon


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Here are the details of this month’s challenge, the idea behind this challenge is to get you using the products you already have in new ways or to try something different. The options listed under the products are just a few ideas to get you started. How you use these inks is up to you, your crafting journey is unique to you, see where it will take you this month with…

Inks 2

Pigment Inks

These are slow drying and perfect for embossing and direct to paper techniques.

  • Embossing
  • Stamping on different surfaces
  • Direct to paper

Solvent Based Inks
These are very useful for stamping onto non porous surfaces.  They are also useful if you want to create a stable image that can be coloured with water colour mediums.  Examples of these inks would be Stayz On & Alcohol Inks
Glossy Paper/card
Shrink Plastic
Water colour over a stamped image


This site has tips for Brayering; http://www.rubberstampsclub.com/tips/brayers.html
This site has some project ideas for using Domino’s to stamp onto; http://www.rubberstampsclub.com/tips/monthly-projects/july02/july02.html


Have fun and remember ‘Its All About The Journey’, it is more important to have a go and have some fun rather than trying to make a finished piece for this challenge.

Best wishes and see you soon


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