Wednesday, March 9, 2016

rainbow marble

it's day 3 of rainbow week!

did you play with marbles as a kid? i never actually "played" with them, i just admired the pretty colors and sorted them into groups. yes i was that kid, i liked cleaning my room...but anyways...

this card was inspired by rainbow marbles...
i love marbling with alcohol inks. it's really easy and pretty too!

all you need is a container of cold water and make sure to use a container you don't mind staining (i used a disposable aluminum pan). to the cold water, add a few drops of each color of alcohol ink.
then just dip your cardstock! any cardstock will work but i like the smooth finish of solar white. 

for this card i applied a strip of painter's tape as a mask and then just dipped to my tape.
to create my sentiment, i die cut 3 white cardstock awesomes using the essentials by ellen positive word set. i used a glue pen to adhere them together.

then i cut the partial black cardstock awesome by securing a strip of black cardstock to half of the die with washi tape. i removed each small section and used a glue pen to add it to the tops of my white letters. i combined the dimensional awesome with a little avery elle sentiment.


and finally clear sequins!
thanks for stopping by!

xo,
carly

p.s. don't forget to enter the $25 ellen hutson llc giveaway...just leave a comment here or post about rainbow week on social media and tag me!

6 comments:

~amy~ said...

super awesome.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Oh this is so awesome!!! Love the technique too!

Sue McRae said...

What a fun and easy technique. Must give this a try since I have oodles of alcohol inks!

Karen B. said...

Woah. Another cool card and technique!

Jennifer L. said...

Cool marble effect. Haven't tried alcohol inks, but have been thinking about checking them out. Thanks for the inspiration!

Carolee McCaslin said...

Well this card sure looks fun to make !! Love it:)