Father’s Day Cards

Creating masculine cards is always a challenge for me, so I decided to play around with alcohol inks to create some masculine backgrounds (and maybe a couple of girly ones too.)

To use alcohol inks, you need a glossy paper, so I used some Yupo paper and got to work. First I just dropped ink on the paper and let it spread around, Then I also tried using my applicator tool and adding ink to the cotton and dabbing it on the paper. Whenever I wanted to make something a little lighter, I added some Alcohol Blending Solution and just played around. Here is what I came up with:

Once they dried, I then picked out some cardstock and adhered them. I originally tried stamping on them but because they are so dark didn’t like the look. So instead, I took my Reverse Confetti Happy Pretty Panel and die cut it in matching cardstock. I then added the stamped sentiment from RC Whole Lotta Happy.

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I also entered this card into the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge.

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Supplies:

MISTI Stamping Tool - The Most Incredible Stamp Tool Invented
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most Incredible Stamp Tool Invented
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Reverse Confetti - A Whole Lotta Happy
Reverse Confetti – A Whole Lotta Happy
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Reverse Confetti - Happy Pretty Panels Confetti Cuts
Reverse Confetti – Happy Pretty Panels Confetti Cuts
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper - White
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper – White
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper - Translucent
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper – Translucent
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Inks - 3 Pack - Valley Trail
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Inks – 3 Pack – Valley Trail
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Spring Break
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink – Spring Break
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Ink - 3 Pack - Mariner
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Ink – 3 Pack – Mariner
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Mixatives - Snow Cap
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Ink – Mixatives – Snow Cap
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Mixatives - Silver
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Ink – Mixatives – Silver
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Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Adirondack Alcohol Ink Applicator
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Adirondack Alcohol Ink Applicator
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  1. Some really lovely backgrounds you have created, some look like galaxies…so pretty.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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