Friday, 5 September 2014

Drawing ink/ Mixed Media Card

As I was browsing for alcohol inks I found Tim Holtz video on how to create various background. Since I didn't have alcohol ink I tried it with waterproof drawing ink.

I used drawing ink and blending ink on glossy card to create these backgrounds.

For the green card....first layer the Memorybox texture shine stencil , apply the the blending ink.On top of it use the drawing ink to get that stenciled look.
Once it dried I stamped the images with Archival Ink.

Punched the butterflies with Martha Stewart Punch.

For the pink card I used Heroarts Script stamp.

I wanted to have a see through butterfly so I stamped and embossed on a OHP (acetate) sheet with Sizzix stamp and die set.

With Jewelry wire I made the word "Cherish".


  1. Lovely Backgrounds and cute cards the word cherish made with jewelry wire..

  2. Love how the pink pops from the lovely green background, Anuja!

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful creation with us at Our Creative Corner!

    Claudia x

  3. Gorgeous cards and while I love how you wired the word cherish, I do love the pop of colour from the butterflies on your first card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  4. What a cool background variation, really great.
    Thank you joining simply create too #69 Elisabeth

  5. Beautful card, love the colored butterflies against the green background!
    Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner.
    Groetjes karin

  6. Wow, wow, wow, So pretty!!

    Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas, be sure to mark your calendar for the new release September 17th and join us for some fun!

  7. Wow! Your backgrounds are beautiful Anuja! I love your art too!
    Alison x

  8. Anuja, you use of the alcohol ink background is stunning. The butterflies are just perfect for this.
    Thank you for playing along with the Simply Create Too Team in our challenge no. 69, "Show Us Something New." Join us again soon.
    Erica (Simply Create Too DT Member)

  9. Anuja: What beautiful cards--love your 'ink' technique for your backgrounds. Glad you joined in our Simply Create Too Challenge #69 - "Show Us Something New" [& thanks for telling us what 'new' you used]. Please come back by to see our new challenge tomorrow, Friday.

    Simply Create Too Design Team

  10. Beautiful cards! You did an amazing job creating the backgrounds!! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party. Please join us beginning Wed. Sept 17th for Tara's new September stamp release Sneak Peeks!!
    ~ DT Lori

  11. Lovely cards and great backgrounds. I must try making a butterfly on acetate. Yours looks fabulous. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Love to Scrap Challenge Blog. It's perfect for our Let's Fly Away Challenge. We have a new challenge starting tomorrow. Hope you'll join us again.
    Hugs, Debi, LTSCB DT