Alcohol Ink Christmas Tag

Edited on 12/18/2016
The tag was chosen as a Favorite by Happy Little Stampers November Mixed Media Challenge. Thanks, DTs.

I haven’t played alcohol inks for quite a long time. Were it not for a challenge hosted by Happy Little Stampers with the theme of alcohol inks, I wouldn’t have dug out my AIs and played! Viola. This is what I made. This is also the first Christmas artwork I made this year.

Tag Details

1. Stamp and stencil are by Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz.
2. Technique applied – Tim’s signature Alcohol Ink Agate Technique
3. The falling snow was covered by Pearlescent Embossing Paste.

I am happy to re-visit the old trick. Sometimes we just need a little motivation. Haha! Hope you like this tag. Thanks for stopping by.

Challenges entered

1. Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge – Alcohol Inks
2. STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge

3. Stamp & Stencil November Challenge – Tags/Bags/
4. Stamping with Loll – 12 Tags of Christmas
5. More Mixed Media Challenge, Anything Goes with Optional Black

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6. Love to Create Challenge #23, Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes
7. Take it Make it November Challenge – Take a Stamp Anything Goes

8. Creative Artiste's Challenge 20 - Anything Mixed Media Goes


Million Thanks

Boy, I haven’t made any card since November which has the most beautiful colors in nature and is also time for gratitude. I happen to have some leisure time today and this is what I made.

Card Details

1. Text background is by Hero Arts and sentiment is by Winnie & Walter. Die cut is by Memory Box.
2. I combined Masking technique with Pattern-on-Pattern Watercolor Technique. I learned the latter from Watercolor for Card Makers – Intermediate Techniques Class arranged by Online Card Classes but have never practiced until now.

The card is inspired by the following challenges:
1. CAS Mix Up November Challenge – Stamping+Masking+Choice 

    My choices are watercolor and die cut.
2. CAS Watercolor November Challenge – Text

3. Happy Little Stampers November Anything Goes with Dies Challenge

4. STAMPlorations November Theme Challenge –Stamps & 3 of Anything 

  I have 3 colors – orange, brown and kraft, and 3 sequins on my card.
5. CAS-ual Fridays Challenge CFC160, Color Challenge – Orange, Brown and Kraft

6. Outside the Box Challenge #18 – Giving Thanks

7. AAA Cards CAS Game #77 - Thanks/Thanksgiving

8. Addicted to Stamps Challenge 135 - BANNERS/FLAGS/PENNANTS
9. Stamp Ink Paper Challenge 73 - Grateful

10. Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Thanks/Thanksgiving

I’m happy with the result and I'd like to give millions thanks to my life. How about you? Thanks for stopping by and wish you a great day.

Edited on 12/18/2016
I'm excited to find that this card was chosen as the Winner of My Memory Box Challenge #18. Thanks, DT, you made my day.


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