Saturday, May 9, 2015

Don't Worry, Bee Happy Alcohol ink Ombre Technique

The 28th Challenge for the CC3 Challenge has arrived - the Alcohol Ink Ombre technique.  This technique can be found on Page 57 of Tim Holtz's Compendium of Curiosities III book.  Want an autographed copy?  Head on over to timholtz.com and Mario will make sure to get that off to you!

The wonderful Linda over at the Funkie Junkie Boutique is sponsoring this even numbered challenge with a $25.00 shopping spree at her site.  This prize will be awarded to one lucky randomly chosen winner!  Tim and Mario have another fabulous prize package awaiting the winner of the challenge as chosen by the Curiosity Crew.  Good luck to everyone!

Here is my project for this challenge:


I have used B Line Designs images on my card.  I knew I wanted to do something with their new Beehives stamp, so I checked out my stash of fabulous Ranger alcohol inks and found that I had Lemonade, Butterscotch and Honeycomb inks.  What better choices to go with a beehive!  Now I can't tell you how I achieved this effect - you'll have to turn to page 57 of the book to find out!

Sadly, I was so excited putting together this project that I forgot to take step-by-step photos!  I know, I'm, bad!!!!  However, I think you can get the idea after studying the technique.

I started out with a larger piece of glossy card stock and, after completing the technique, I stamped the Beehives and the Honeycomb from the Honeycomb/Wire duo onto the card.  I then trimmed off some of the card at the top and bottom and created strips which I backed with black card stock.  I started by adhering two thin strips to the sides of the card.  I then added two slightly wider strips to the top and bottom areas of the card.

I knew I wanted to add some bees as well as the round "Don't Worry -Be Happy" image from the Celebrate Dreams cube,  so I repeated the Alcohol Ombre technique on a small piece of glossy card stock and stamped the image four times.  I used the entire image for the top of the card and cut just the bees out to add to the bottom strip.  I was in fussy-cutting heaven!  The image at the top was backed with a slightly larger piece of black card stock and the bees were attached to the bottom strip!  Easy!  I love the effect!

Okay, let's see what you all come up with for your projects!  Head on over to the wonderful Linda Ledbetter's site for all the rules on how to participate.  We know we will see some beautiful projects and are sooooo looking forward to it!  You guys blow us away with your talent!

Here is one more look at my card:


Get out those alcohol inks and have fun!
Susan

33 comments :

  1. Susan...this card is Beautiful!!! The golden ombré background is perfect for the honeycomb stamped background. I love the little bees and the stamped bee hives, too. And the little band of bees at the bottom balanced by the don't worry, bee happy circle at the top is too cute!

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  2. Susan, what a wonderful card!
    I love the sentiment and the whole concept. Amazing techniques.

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  3. Wonderful card,lovely colour and the bee's are very cute.

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  4. It's just like honey, deep flavor and sweet!

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  5. LOVE!!! The golds are perfect for the bee theme, and love the images! Totally gorgeous Susan!

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  6. Susan, I like how you used the ombre paper both for the background and then all the embellishments. This is bee-u-tiful! Oh, I see Gloria already used my play on words! Rats! Well, then, it's the bee's knees! Tee Hee!

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  7. Susan, I like how you used the ombre paper both for the background and then all the embellishments. This is bee-u-tiful! Oh, I see Gloria already used my play on words! Rats! Well, then, it's the bee's knees! Tee Hee!

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  8. Your card is really neat! The colors are so warm and I'm loving the bees!

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  9. Your card is really neat! The colors are so warm and I'm loving the bees!

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  10. I love this...and I need those stamps! Your colors (and technique) are perfect.

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  11. Ooooh, Yellows!! I Loooove yellow!! :) :) Susan, your ombre background looks like all of the colors you'd find in a piece of honeycomb!! I Love it!! :) Bee Happy, indeed!! Just Bee-autiful!!
    XOXO-Shari

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  12. Lovely Ombre, I can see why you wanted to use this stamp set and it goes perfect with these colors. Someone will be very happy to get this card!

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  13. Yvonne, I love the beehive images you have used with the Ombre technique! The colors are so wonderful for spring! Lovely card!

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  14. The bees are adorable!! love you ombre!! Clever

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  15. Susan, do you have any idea how much I love this card??? I love bees, anything to do with bees, and the warm honey colors that go with bees. Delicious! Now I must find that stamp set.

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  16. Susan, I love love LOVE this card! Your B Line stamps are gorgeous here and the way you've built your layers of images over the ombre tech is fabulous! You creative genius, you!

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  17. Just beautiful ... love how the strips give depth... the colors make you HAPPY ; love the honeycomb background and the bees :) !

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  18. Ohhh, I love bees SO MUCH and these colors are perfect! Simple, but so effective and so pretty. Nice work!

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  19. I love this little picture full of honey, it is a perfect composition!

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  20. That color combo looks JUST like the honey our local beekeeper makes! Perfect!

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  21. I love the way you did this card with the bees and the yellows. Such an unusual, yet lovely, subject/

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  22. Soooooooooooooooo yummy - I can taste the honey and even hear the buzzing Susan. Fav part is the honeycomb/wire. This is a lovely inspiration. j.

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  23. Susan, your AI Ombre is GORGEOUS. Love it!

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  24. The ombre effect looks fabulous in those warm honey tones - just perfect for that fantastic stamp. Love the sentiment too! Anne xx

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  25. This is just like a golden summer day, you can almost hear the lazy buzzing of the bees. Lovely

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  26. Bees are my favourite flying animals... I love your warm lovely sweet card!

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  27. Susan,
    this card is Beautiful.
    kiss Lulu'

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  28. Beautiful, I LOVE how the colors came out. The best thing about this technique is how it's always different.

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  29. Loving your bright and cheery Ombre card Susan , from the honeycomb, beehives, teeny bees to the fab quote.. this really is a super little creation!...Thanks again for the lovely inspiration :) x

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  30. Love your card Susan! Yellow is my fav on the color wheel and the ombre technique works so well with the inks you choose.

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  31. The honeycomb is really getting to me. I wasn't all that much into it, but I think I need to see about using that now. It's pretty versatile as a background stamp. 👍😎

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