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AECP Level 1- Irresistible inking techniques

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

Happy Wednesday! The card that I made today is for the AECP class Irresistible inking techniques. I had a lot of fun making this card because I love using inks and I don't often use them in this manner. For this card, I decided to do the technique of painting the flower that was demonstrated in lesson 1, and then also the technique of inking the edges of your project. I used to use this technique so much but I have not done this in years so it was really nice to see Sara demonstrate this technique. I chose to use the large floral stamp from the Fairy Tale Florals stamp set. I cut an A2 size panel from 110 lb. white cardstock and placed it in my Misti stamping tool and decided how I wanted it to be placed. I wanted it to go off of the panel just a little bit. I decided to stamp it with VersaFine embossing ink and then emboss it with detail black embossing powder from Recollections.


After it was heat embossed I went to work inking the image. For the flowers I used Altenew inks in Ruby red, coral berry, fresh lemon, citrus burst, frayed leaf, forest glades, sunkissed, and orange cream. I really like the pinks, oranges, and yellow together. I covered the flowers with a post it note and then splattered the background with ruby red and orange cream.


I made a 5"x7" cardstock base from 110 lb. white cardstock. I took a piece of pink 65 lb. paper from Recollections and cut a panel slightly bigger than my A2 panel and adhered the two together with my Tombow tape runner. I then cut a black panel from 110 lb. cardstock from Recollections, just slightly larger than the pink one. I adhered the black panel to the other panel with Scotch foam tape to make it pop a bit.


I adhered this entire panel to the cardstock base. I stamped the sentiment from the Paint A Flowers-Carnations stamp set from Altenew in VersaMark black onyx ink. I also adhered a few sequins from 28 Lilac Lane in SHINE to the finished panel with Lawn Fawn liquid adhesive. For the last finishing touch, I used another technique from this class and inked the edges with the Coral Berry mini ink cube from Altenew. It matches the pink cardstock so perfectly!


Thanks for stopping by!


Supplies used:

Altenew dye inks in Ruby red, coral berry, fresh lemon, citrus burst, frayed leaf, forest glades, sunkissed, and orange cream

Fairy Tale Florals stamp set from Altenew

Paint a Flower-Carnations stamp set from Altenew

SHINE sequin mix from 28 Lilac Lane

110 lb. white cardstock from Recollections

110 lb. black cardstock from Recollections

65 lb. pink cardstock from Recollections

Lawn Fawn liquid adhesive

Tombow adhesive runner

Misti stamping tool







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