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September 25, 2007

With Gratitude - Alcohol Splash

I just love the leaves in the With Gratitude set. A great way to add color to the leaves is by using the Alcohol Splash Technique. (This technique is in the October 2005 TJNL). I decided to morph the technique by adding some Metallic Mixatives and Extender on top of my alcohol splash.

Using a tip from Turbo Team Member - Gerrie Johnnic - I ran my finished stamped piece through my Cuttlebug embossing folder to give it texture, then cut out my leaves, curled them a bit, and placed them on dimensionals.

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Card Details:
Stamps - With Gratitude, Canvas
Ink - Black Stazon, Versamark, Close to Cocoa
Card Stock - Old Olive, Glossy, Confetti, Rose Red
Other - Slit Punch, Silver Brads, Linen Thread, 1/16" Hole Punch, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Textile, Sponge Daubber
Alcohol Inks - Lettuce, Cranberry, Terra Cotta, Metallic Mixative - Silver


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Oh I luv it! Hugs

Lynn Mercurio said...

This is really stunning! You're making me crazy with all of the techniques from the upcoming TJ newsletter. When is it being mailed again????? :)

Maus said...

Those leaves are gorgeous! I really like the texture and shiny appearance. Will have to look up that technique.

Unknown said...

bsolutely beautiful! This must be even more gorgeous IRL.

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