Recognition

Friday, 11 August 2017

Thinking of You......

Today's card....
Having fun with Alcohol Inks....
I have used Alcohol inks, stamping, heat embossing, glossy accents and die cutting.
I have used a gel medium over the Alcohol Inks, through the die cut stencil,
as I wanted a glossy look to them.
It was interesting as it changed the colour of the pinks in the alcohol inks.
The pinks went a more fluorescent colour than their original magenta colour.
I still loved them and I always love learning.
I was inspired to use Alcohol Inks from the wonderful CAS Mix Up Challenge.
If you pop over they have links to videos with inspiration to using these inks.
The glorious colours of the flower and the black card layer is simply stunning.
I have never played here before and always wanted too.
Thank you so much for finding time to stop by my blog
I really do appreciate it x
Crafty Hugs xx


Challenges I would like to enter....
Stamping, Alcohol inks 
and for me die cutting and gel medium through the die cut stencil
Inspired by the colours on the flower and the black card layer 



41 comments:

  1. What a fantastic job you did here Mac! The vibrant colours and the deep, dramatic black is just stunning together! A sure winner in my book! Have a lovely weekend my friend! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
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  2. WOW! Mac what a fantastic card, I love the design and your colours just pop against the black background, beautiful little floral die. The inks are so effective, amazing design, Kate x

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  3. OMG..Gorgeous alcohol ink background with your black accents, Mac. Your card really pops my friend. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs

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  4. Ooooo! Shiny and sparkly - so cool! This is very original and oh-so-pretty!

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  5. Fantastic makes Mac! brilliant colours and design.
    Pam x

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  6. This is so striking Mac, love the texture you've added with the gel, stunning card, Cathy x

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  7. Oh, Mac, what a beautiful card! I love the colors of the circles and how they pop against the black! Artsy and fun! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  8. WOW, stunning cards, I love the idea of adding the diecut panel! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays.

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  9. wow, those colours are just off the chart amazing, I love the bright colours against the black, It really packs a punch :)

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  10. STUNNING card, Mac! Love the vibrant colours of your AI's with gel medium. So dramatic and beautiful with the black card base. Love the addition of the tone-on-tone black flower with gloss. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  11. Beautiful and vibrant colors of the circles, Mac! Love the contrast against the black card base. The glossy flowers are a nice accent too! Hideko

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  12. Oh Wow! This is stunnng... What amazing colours and so beautiful against the black! I love your design and the texture... Have a great weekend my friend!

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  13. Two very striking and beautiful cards. Interesting how the pink ink changed, I love it when you discover random things like that x

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  14. Hello Mac, I was admiring your AI card earlier this morning! I love the effects you achieved, so creative with the cover die and flowers too. The beautiful colours look amazing against the black.

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  15. Thank you for your kind words, Mac. I've never used alcohol inks but wow, what lovely effects, and so colourful too. I love your interpretation of my card.
    So lovely to see you over at Muse, please do play along again, Anita x

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  16. OH! how VERY Beautiful, I love the bright colours through the die cuts and then the flower on top, so Beautiful.
    Faith
    x

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  17. wow!! amazing results mf...love the dramatic look, beautiful.
    xx Karen

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  18. Hi Mac, this looks really stunning. Love the big contrast and the great effect you created with the intense coloured circles.
    Hugs Claudia

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  19. UGH! I keep resisting Alcohol inks - it's a whole other THING, but man you make it look tempting! This is absolutely gorgeous! I feel my resolve weakening! lol! Thanks for joining us at Muse this week!

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  20. Oh wow!! The colors pop out so beautifully on your design here Mac!! I absolutely love how it turned to a flourescent pink color!! So dramatic and classy looking with the black background! You always come up with some very interesting designs and I love seeing your results my friend!! Wonderful job!! HUGS

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  21. Love the vibrancy of these two cards . That first card certainly has the WOW factor. Hugs Mrs A.

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  22. What a gob smackin' gorgeous card here M. Love those vibrant colours and
    THAT layout. Truly fabulous!

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  23. Gah! This is so striking, Mac! I adore those brilliant colors against the black! Stunning!! Hugs, Darnell

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  24. Mac this is stunning - love the AI colours, and interesting that the pink changed colour. The drama of the colours against the black, with the shiney black die cut is stunning
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  25. Your card is lovely and definitely motivating me to pull out my alcohol inks.

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  26. Mac your card is a-m--a-z-i-n-g. And in my opinion it's so much better than the orginal made by Anita. I love how your colourful desing stands out against the black background. Especially these shades of pink. Stunning!

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  27. LOVE the vibrant colours with the black! And very interesting to hear how the gel mediums changed the colours. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Mix Up.

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  28. Love your card, what a feast for the eyes. brilliant circles with alcohol inks fantastic design.

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  29. Totally magical card! What a great technique! Good luck with our CAS-ual Fridays challenge!

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  30. Wow, what gorgeous colours Mac which really pop against the black. Two fabulous pieces of work. I don't have any alcohol inks unfortunately, but perhaps I'll buy just a couple to experiment with as this works wonderfully well. x

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  31. Oh my goodness, Mac, what a beauty ... those rich bubbles of AI colour, all glossed up and shiny are simply stunning ... fantastic against the black, they positively glow! Yep, a standout stunner ... it's so Pinned (even though I don't have AI's)! Anita :)

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  32. Your colors using alcohol inks are stunning. And, the colors pop off the black.

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  33. Those colours - almost neon - are totally stunning - what a great card!

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  34. Wow Mable your alcohol ink circles with the black paper are stunning.

    Hugs Diane

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  35. A stunning card! The colours of circles are amazing and the design is fabulous.
    Great technique!
    Mar :)

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  36. Ooooh! Such a stunning card! LOVE the techniques you tried out on this fabulous card!

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  37. What a stunning card! with the gorgeous colors used and that wonderful circle die cut in black! thanks for sharing with the CAS Mix Up Challenge Mac! Julia xx

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  38. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at ATSM, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  39. I love alcohol inks, Mac. They are so useful! And I love your fabulous card with the circles in black! Kisses, my friend.

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  40. How stunning, Mac. The vibrant circles of the AI just pops beautifully against the black. And then adding the gel medium for a glossy look is just fabulous. 😘 Trina

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  41. Really lovely card--so unique & beautiful!

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