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Stamp Connection #15

Hi Everyone,

Connected through our love for card making, blogging and being from Germany we (Tanja from Little Art Cottage and I) decided to create a monthly project within predefined requirements. We are going to show you the result every 3rd Sunday of the month and this is our ninth transatlantic get-together!

And we also have a guest this month - if you don't know Aileen Ryan from Color and Sparkle, you have really been missing out on some truly awesome card making goodness! I am so happy she agreed to join us this month! Welcome Aileen!

This time it was my turn to pick the requirements and I picked
"alcohol inks"

I used Yupo paper for this card. It is synthetic paper and the way the inks flow on this paper is just amazing! Of course I did some research on you tube.....I used brown, butterscotch and a turquoise green as my colors. First I made them flow and then I did some dropping, splattering and selective dotting.

 Her is a more detailed view:

I absolutely LOVE how this turned out. You can create real depth with this technique. Of course I experimented quite a bit and you will see more cards in the future...
As you can see, I added a stitched frame (STAMPlorations), put the thanks (also STAMPlorations) on a torn strip of vellum and added some enamel dots.

Here is another view:

Lets check out  Tanja's and Aileen's artwork and leave them some love!

Linking up with:
30 day coloring challenge - day 7 for me
Snippets Playground - use a snippet (the vellum and the thanks)
AAA card challenge - stash favorite - alcohol inks (with such results, how can it not be my favorite!)
   Pixies Crafty Workshop

Happy Stamping!


Tanja said…
I love this background - ich wäre nie darauf gekommen, die Farben zu kombinieren ... braun und türkis sehen toll aus ... muss ich unbedingt auch mal versuchen ... Hugs, Tanja
Toni said…
Amazing amazing amazing!
~ginny said…
Scrumptious! LOL! I want to put my fingers on it and 'feel' the depth that I can see and know must really be there. Well done!
hellerlittle said…
ich liebe es !!!!
AI sind einfach phänomenal und überraschen imer wieder
LG hellerlittle
Monika Reeck said…
that looks like you painted the dots with black round around it
so adorable so unique you are so great using paint my friend
this is one of my very fav cafd of you all are my fav natuerlich
hugs and happy Sunday Cornelia..
If you have time look at color challenge at my blog
happy if you visit me always
BożenA said…
Cornelia !!! What you did is breathtaking !! I have long not seen such phenomenal background! I can not stop to look at them. What I have to do to return to that ???
Sarn said…
Wow, what fantastic results,, amazing background xxx
Vicki Dutcher said…
What a very cool effect! I love this a lot!
Marianne said…
Love the look of this. I had actually intended to have a little play with my new alcohol onks and Yupo paper today, but I had a very lazy day. I did a little colouring outside in the shade, but that was it. Still have to photograph the cards I created yesterday...
Di said…
Wowser, this really is stunning Cornelia! That Yupo paper with alchol inks is something else, and then with your artistic flair you took it to new heights! Love it!


Di xx
Aileen said…
Cornelia I love how this turned out. Those colours are wonderful, of course these means I need to get more dark colours. So so enjoyed this . thank you
Pam A said…
This is a stunning card using this technique! Must be such fun to play and watch what happens. Magic.
Susanne Vargas said…
Dieses Kunstwerk ist eine totale Augenweide! Tolle Effekte hast du erziehlt!
Suchi said…
Bring them on lady! This card looks beautiful!! :)
Suchi xx
Mac Mable said…
Wow...That background is stunning. The colour combination is fabulous. Love how you spot coloured and finished your card off with the vellum. Stunning! Great to see Aileen joining this month as I am always inspired by her work too x
Flo said…
Was hast du denn da wieder ausgegraben!!! Das ist ja DER Hammer!!! Ich weiß gar nicht, wie ich meine Begeisterung ausdrücken soll.
Liebe Grüße
Loll said…
Very cool background. Love how you got the alcohol inks to flow ... and such gorgeous colours. Great design ... adding the vellum sentiment banner really lets all that gorgeous design of your card front show through. xx
tonilea said…
OMG This is fantastic!!!! I love it!!!!
conil said…
I've never been a brown person but you've totally converted me. This color combo and the way you manipulated the inks is drop-dead gorgeous. As I type this, with my jaw on the floor, I'm mesmerized the depth and texture-y feeling of your card. I'm completely in awe...excuse me, have to go find the rest of my jaw.
Jane said…
WOW! Such a wonderful background created with those inks - really love the movement and flow and colours. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.
Ashwini Rao said…
Amazing! Awesome depth, texture and flow - what a beautiful background!! Never thought alcohol inks could flow like that!!
Kim Heggins said…
Amazing those deep rich colors and incredible design.
Anita in France said…
Wow, Cornelia ... how fantastic ... such depth ... seems I could just put my finger into that pool of colour and swirl it! Amazing! Hugs, Anita :)
Your background is seriously GORGEOUS. Wow!!!! The simple touch of the sentiment on a piece ot=f torn vellum is brilliant as well. Wonderful creation! Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards Game 69.
Cathy said…
Amazing card Cornelia, i could look at this for hours! Cathy x
Looks stunning. and the colors did create a real artsy pattern
Linby said…
Saw this beautiful card in the playground, so effective. I love using Yupo.
Rosmarie said…
Boah, ein echtes Kunstwerk - du erstaunst mich immer wieder auf's neue!! Tolle Farbkombi und Effekte!
Judy McMullen said…
Wow! This is stunning!! Love the look and would like to see how it is done. Thanks for sharing!!
Anja Ž. said…
Wow, fantastic background!
Melodie said…
I love it! I see an ELEPHANT!
Melodie said…
Do yo see the ElephN? I love this!

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