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I would like to share the book page I made for Megan over on the Stamping Mad Forum’s book swap for July 2008.  Megan’s theme was ‘ Seaside or On the Water’.

I didn’t have any suitable stamps so Megan very kindly stamped some images for me and sent them with the blank page. This was the first time I have used silicone glue to give my images dimension and I will definately use it again, even if it does wiff! (Stink). I have not had any luck buying any decent 3D foam square in the last few years so had a go with the silicone. Sadly there was only a little left so will need to buy more.

Any hoo back to the pages

My Page for Megan

My Page for Megan


Products used mainly Ranger unless otherwise stated.

Inks; Adirondack Dye Ink; Stonewashed, Sail Boat Blue, and Aqua

Inkssentials; White gel pen

Stamps of mine used; Hero Arts H2365 Old French Writing, LL031 Elegant Letter Set (alphabet)

Cut n Dry Foam to apply ink

Perfect Pearls in Mini Mister with water were irridescent green and irridescent blue. Two different misters not mixed together 😉


Hope you liked my page, Megan did.


Best wishes and thanks for reading


Billie xx


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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



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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