Alcohol ink on glossy cardstock

I really like the look of white embossing over alcohol ink, but I wanted to try making a card with some more white space (love my white space!). So this background was done on glossy cardstock, not Yupo - one reason is that Yupo warps when you heat emboss (it can be done, but you have to be VERY careful!), and also I wasn't sure how I would go stamping the sentiment on Yupo. So I went with glossy cardstock. 
I used a floral stamp from Penny Black, and a sentiment from Clearly Besotted. I stamped the sentiment in Versafine onyx black, and I embossed it with clear embossing powder.
 Thanks for visiting :)

Betty Keefe said...

simple and so beautiful Michelle - love the colors!

Jeanne said...

Looks fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing!

Pat Swearingen said...

This is such a beautiful card. I've never embossed over alcohol inks but now I'm sure going to try.

Pssequimages said...

Stunning!

Gailanne said...

Such a beautiful card...I would love to case it but cannot find the Penny Black stamp. Could you please tell us its name? Many thanks.

Michelle Lupton said...

Thank you - the Penny Black stamp is called Flower Cascade.

Georgiana said...

Beautiful! Going to give the heat embossing on the alcohol inks a try. Glad you said the Yupo paper warps. Need to find some glossy cardstock. What type do you use?

Michelle Lupton said...

Hi, Georgiana - I used Ranger Inkssentials gloss paper :)

joni travis said...

absolutely beautiful

Jim Greenwald said...

I instantly recognize your work by the use of white space!! I love it too. It really takes a great deal of experience, restraint and good judgement to reach a nice balance of white space vs color. You are the master!! I'd love to read more about your techniques for achieving this balanced look. I thoroughly enjoy your cards. I've poured over your blog all the way to the very beginning. You are the single biggest influence and inspiration for my own cards. Thanks a million!! Paloma Greenwald

Michelle Lupton said...

What a lovely comment - thank you!

Daria said...

Beautiful! I love the colors used and the white embossed image. Thank you for sharing the details.

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