Hello Lovelies! Put this Oh Happy Day sentiment on EVERY celebration that you can think of! It's a perfect pairing to stand out against a bold background like this Alcohol Ink experiment.
I actually made this background a while back and have been waiting for the right something to go on top of it... and I think I've found it!
I mention experiment just now and that is truly what I do for most of my alohol ink projects. Apart from deciding generally where on the paper I want the ink to be, I try not to overthink color combos and just try things out. I never quite know how it will turn out but that's part of the fun.
Now let's take a look at today's key supplies.
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This is NOT the type of Alcohol we will be working with today!
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OH HAPPY DAY CARD - Alcohol Ink and Die-cutting
Card Base: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2
Today's color combo is all from Tim Holtz's Alcohol Ink lines - Laguna. Boysenberry and Gold Fixative
Use the Mixative generously in spots so that it stands out when you are creating the Alcohol ink background
the sentiment is cut twice, layering the white cardstock on top of the gold and off-setting it slightly
Loop the gold thread around the end of the balloon and secure under the card front with tape
Pop-up the gold ballon die-cut for a little dimension and embellish with purple jewels to finish!
Lovelies, someday I'll do a little video of me playing with alcohol ink. For me, getting the hang of it came with a LOT of practice and several, highly questionable results! LOL So don't stop trying, you'll get the hang of it.
I listed the products that I have used below. Please note that these are compensated affiliate links, used at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support. All stamps used today were part of my maker package from Simon Says Stamp. Click on the icons below each product picture to shop with SimonSaysStamp.com.