June 25, 2007

One last "old" Bingo sketch

Although Julee has posted a "new" official Blogger Bingo sketch, I was gone all weekend and didn't realize, so I'm posting one last "old" official Blogger Bingo sketch challenge. *ducking as you throw rotten tomatoes*

I love to play with alcohol inks. I've used them on glass microscope slides, old mirrors, plastic vases, and just about any non-porous surface I could find. (Just ask my DH. "Oh no! What did you do to the bathroom mirror?")
So for this card, I started with a piece of glossy paper that I had "colored" awhile ago, and went from there. The rest fell into place and it was all over very painlessly. Except I could NOT find brads that were the right color green. I tried everything I knew of to color those babies; ink, EP, markers, even gluing punched CS to them, before (DUH) a light bulb went off. Why not use the SAME alcohol ink that I'd used on the paper! *slaps self on forehead* Why it took me more than 15 minutes to come up with that idea is beyond me, and I almost am ashamed to admit it here, in public to all you intelligent crafters. *sheepish grin*

9 comments:

Heidi said...

Great Job with the AI's!! Love all of the bubbles and detail. Another wonderful card!! Love the color combo!

Flossie's Follies said...

Great card, love the color combo and those flowers are great.

InspiredByInk said...

GAw-geous, simply gaw-geous. I would LOVE to have your BAD cards any time lol.

Bobbie

mum on the run said...

Beautiful, I just love the colours

Jessica said...

Very nice, Dana. i love the use of the AI's. i don't break mine out enough anymore... This inspires me to!

Shadowcatcher said...

Just gorgeous. Love those alcohol inks. I probably would have been the last one to think to use the inks on the brads, too! :)

KIMBERLY said...

Love the colors and primas!

Mary said...

I love this design!!! The effect of the alcohol inks is great! Nice job! The colors are so nice...you must be in a pink and green state of mind, lately?

Ida said...

Wow! I need to play around with alcohol inks as I love the look you can achieve with them. Great card & the Prima Flowers are so pretty. Ida