By Kim Reygate. Acetate & Alcohol Ink Background. Apply drops of alcohol ink to felt pad of blending tool. Tap all over acetate, turning the tool as you move. Now add a few drops of blending solution to felt pad; use pad on another piece of acetate to create a paler background. Using archival ink, stamp an image repeatedly and randomly over the alcohol ink pieces. Let dry briefly; wipe away the ink using dry cloth/paper towel. Pretty -- and fun! Photo tutorial on website.
Adhere aluminum foil to cardstock; wrap edges of foil around back. Dry emboss piece. Paint with white gesso. Dry with heat tool. Squirt on different colors of alcohol ink. Spread ink by tilting or using small paintbrush. Dry with heat tool. Cover with archival black ink using blending tool. Buff. Sand. Go over with ink left on blending tool. Use as a background for a card.