Thursday, April 30, 2020

A Little Dab of Glycerin


This is my fourth card in my Could Ya? Should Ya? Would Ya? Yea! series. Say what???

In this monthly series, I plan to try something out of the norm... i.e. a size of card I rarely use, a technique I've wanted to try (or try again), an unusual fold, a card for a bizarre holiday, etc. I also plan to try a new recipe on these days - not a card recipe, a kitchen recipe.

This month I tried a new technique. I'd never heard of using Glycerin when blending inks, but I saw it demonstrated in a brief video on FB (thank you Georgia) and it looked so fun that I had to try it.


I stamped the sentiment using Memento Tuxedo Black ink on White cardstock prior to cutting the heart-shape using a die. I added ink directly from a SU Wild Wasabi ink pad onto a large acrylic block that served as my art palette. I added one drop of Glycerin and used a blending sponge to mix the ink and glycerin together. I then sponged that substance all over my green heart. Once I'd done that I took a wadded up paper towel and dabbed it all over the heart, which is what gives it a textured look.

Other than this fun technique, this card features Eyelet Outlet products...


and Three Designs of Washi Tape

The sparkly red heart is actually made with Washi Tape:



Here's the card:



Could Ya?
Should Ya?
Would Ya?
Yea!


And don't forget... there's the added feature of this series - try a new recipe. What's for supper? Million Dollar Chicken Casserole. I hope we like it.

Last month I made Navajo Flatbread and it was delicious!

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Stamp Set: Art Impressions Sloth-some stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Papers: Recollections Black and 110# White and SU Wild Wasabi CS and DP from my scrap file

Dies: Firefly Nested Hearts

Special Feature: Wild Wasabi Ink and Glycerin

Eyelet Outlet ProductsEnamel HeartSloth BradSummer Tree BradGlitter Heart Washi TapeGlitter Red Washi Tape, and Skinny Washi Tape

2 comments:

  1. What a fabulous card Jeanette, and a fascinating technique. Hope the recipe worked out. I shared your recipe last month and some locals tried it and loved it!
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Great card, Jeanette, and I'm really loving that scrap, too! Hope you turn it into another beautiful card!!

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