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Alcohol ink ocean with Peter

Hi everyone! The card I'm sharing with you all today is this square card with something you all may have lying around.. an old cd!

Check out my Instagram for a short video of the card in motion. Catching the light it's even more gorgeous!

Playing with alcohol inks is super fun and it can be used on more then special alcohol ink paper. It also works really well on (smooth) surfaces like I did with this old cd.

Use the shiny side to play with your alcohol inks. Use some blending solution and start adding drops of alcohol ink. Play around with it as you would do so on paper till you have a cool background for your card.

I wanted to make two layers of ocean on my card. So I cut a stitched square that will leave some room around my cd out of watercolor paper.

With the Ocean Wave Stencils from Lawn Fawn I started blending waves with Distress Oxide Mermaid Lagoon. I made sure I had at least some waves almost at the top, the bottom and in the middle. In the middle will be the hole in the cd so you want a wave visible there. Fill in the rest to your liking.

I also blended a little Mermaid Lagoon all over the card with my blending brush, so there wasn't any white left. 

Then I splattered some Distress Oxide Chipped Sapphire by thinning it down with some water after I smooshed some on my work surface. I used a toothbrush to get really fine splatters.

For the sentiment I cut the Scripty Wishes from Lawn Fawn out of light green card stock and blended a light gradient at the bottom with Distress Oxide Peeled Paint.

The rest of the sentiment comes from the Year Six stamp set from Lawn Fawn.
I filled the rest of the scene with different ocean themed sets from Lawn Fawn. Here is a list of everything I used that I didn't mention yet;


I adhered everything to my card and made the scene. I added every image with thin foam tape to give it a little bit of extra depth, but I glued the bubbles directly to the cd.
To finish the card off, I added some drops with clear Nuvo Crystal drops.

I hope I could inspire you to get crafty yourself and I hope you have a great rest of the week. As always, if you have any questions find me on Instagram and ask me. I will be happy to help.

Peter

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