Hope you've had a good month
and achieved most, if not all,
you have set out to do.
Don't worry if you haven't -
there's always next month.....
Here is Angela Radford with
the final instalment in our
chapter of alcoholic delights:
"Hi all. I've been having some fun playing
with Distress Oxides, together with
Surgical Spirit and Hand Sanitizing Gel
both of which contain Alcohol.
I have used these with a variety of different
papers and card and got some interesting results.
Normally I have used the Distress Oxides with water
which reacts nicely but with the Surgical Spirit
the effect is quite different and I'm happy to say
that the inks move around in interesting ways.
This was on a very smooth stamping card.
I used a dropper to apply the surgical spirit to the paper.
It's also interesting to see how different the effect
is on different papers.
This one was slightly more glossy.
On this sample I sprayed the surgical spirit
onto the paper.
This test was done on Velum, love it.
Again, sprayed the surgical spirit though I also
tilted parts of the velum to encourage some
movement of the liquid.
Here you can see the effect of stamping with
the Hand Sanitizer.
It reacts with the ink really quickly.
And a close-up.
Will definitely be playing with this technique again.
Tried this on Yupo too by spraying.
I would advise sealing all of these when dry.
Although the colour didn't move when dry,
it will be effected by water if reactivated.
But of course you will want to see what
I've done with some of these.
So I took some card blanks and
started with some stamping.
Then some stamping on one of the sample
pieces which I cut out.
For the stamping I used some PaperArtsy stamps
available at The Craft Barn.
I cut out and attached a section of the Velum
for this card and then stamped over it
and heat embossed the image.
More stamping then added some of the cut out
circles, sentiment and Gems.
The little dots around the edge were done
with a black pen.
Here you can see the full card.
Couldn't resist making another.
I used a different sample for this one.
And the full card.
Hope you enjoyed watching me play
as much as I enjoyed doing it.
Happy crafting, Angela xXx"
Sanitizing Hand Gel
Thank you Angela -
for another super
tutorial. Always great
to see the enthusiasm
you bring to the project
I would never have thought
of hand sanitising gel! Must
try this one so guess what's
on my shopping list this week!