For this card I tried out the Magic Snowflake technique.
I used Peacock Feather and Faded Jeans as my reinkers, and wow - it really was magic.
Since you add rubbing alcohol to the cotton wool, I thought this should work with alcohol inks rather than regular reinkers and gave it a try. I'm pretty sure that was the only variable I introduced, but for some reason I didn't get the magic reappearing effect. Ho hum...
Base is embossed with a snowflake ef, maybe hard to see in the photo. Snowflake hexagons are outlined with a Sakura Stardust pen and popped up on foam. Snowflake panel matted on black and popped up on foam too. I tried a hexagonal "magic" panel but liked he square better. I finished it off with a gem in the centre, and a little tag with a silver bow.
I'll definitely be trying this technique again - must find a local source of glossy card!!
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 GMT Views: 1744
Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 10235
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 11:07 AM
So beautiful, Sabrina! Mine wasn't so "magical" since I didn't use the correct solution! I wondered why the snowflake didn't completely cover up. : ) I got inky though.....Love the black snowflakes on the side just the way you placed them! Beautiful wintry card~
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Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39808
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 4:00 PM
WOW Sabrina, this is gorgeous! Love the challenge today and this card to inspire us more. WOW again! TFS :0)
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