Birthdays! What music in the world! In these unresting times, when nothing intellectual, economic, social, political, seems stable; when customs and traditions hoary with age are mixed with explosive elements, this oldest of institutions is not in danger of yielding to destructive forces. ~J.R. Macduff, Birthdays, 1893
Today I am sharing the card I made for my husband’s birthday which we celebrated a couple days ago…
I decided to play around with my very small collection of alcohol inks. First, I adhered some aluminum foil to a piece of card stock. Then played around with the inks, a straw and spray bottle of alcohol. Once I was satisfied with the way it looked and the ink was dry I ran it through my Big Kick in an embossing folder (note: Just because you think it is dry, might wanna hit it with the heat gun a few seconds to make sure – or you can clean up your folder with a cotton ball and alcohol).
The layout is based on a card I found on Pinterest from ceciliacards.blogspot.au
Supplies:Adirondack Alcohol Inks from Ranger/TH
- Aluminum Foil
- Card stock (base) from the Paper Studio
- Card stock from Stampin Up!
- Design Paper Unknown (found at local flea market)
- Die “Ornate Labels” from Sizzix
- Die “Stitched Banners” from Gina Marie Designs
- Embossing folder “Blister” from Spellbinders
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