Alcohol Ink on Plastic Beads

Turn boring plastic pearls into colorful beads that pack a punch with a fun and easy alcohol ink project.

A lot of my project ideas come from me wondering if a specific material will work in a different way. “Hm, I wonder if Mod Podge Photo Transfer will work on clay” (it does) “What will happen if I use Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge with tissue paper?” (confetti mugs) “This alcohol ink set looks like stone when blended together. What will it look like on a mug?” (this). So being me and loving alcohol ink for the last few years, I though about these plastic beads I had at the office and naturally wondered what they would like like covered in alcohol ink.

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Alcohol Ink Obsession

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I haven’t really made it a secret that my newest crafty obsession is definitely alcohol ink. Ever since I discovered it, I have tried out so many techniques using it and I absolutely love the results. Here are some of my favorite techniques that I can’t wait to try.

Alcohol Ink Mirror

Watercolor Mirror

This is one of my favorite crafts I’ve made with alcohol inks. I love the sort of imperfect frame around the mirror that the inks created and the colors kind of remind me of a globe. You could definitely give this more of a watercolor feel with more blending solution and less ink.

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Alcohol Ink Key Hook

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey

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I am notoriously bad at remembering my keys. In the past few weeks I have locked myself out of my apartment twice and my car once. This fact is proven by the bent screen that is sitting in my kitchen right now from where my boyfriend broke into the apartment to save us from being locked out for hours. So not only are these key hooks necessary to keep me organized, they were also a great excuse to play with a new medium I haven’t used before, alcohol ink. These key hooks were surprisingly easy to make, though I did encounter some bumps along the way.

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Color Yourself Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Color Yourself Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Card

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so it’s time to get yourself checked out.  Create and send this watercolor notecard to your friends and family to remind them to get checked, too.  Color your month in pink to help fight breast cancer.

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Free Stuff Friday!!

It’s Friday again, and we’ve got a super fun giveaway for you. This week, one lucky winner will receive this Jacquard Pinata Color Alcohol Ink Overtones Exciter Pack.

Jacquard Pinata Color Alcohol Inks are highly saturated and fast-drying, for any hard surface, including: glass, metal, plastic, ceramic, stone, leather, resin, polymer clay, YUPO, and all non-porous surfaces. Indelible, impervious to water, alcohol clean-up and re-wet, allowing for unique effects and techniques. Unparalleled for vibrancy with only the most lightfast dyes selected for the palette. Acid-free. Colors include golden yellow, pink, coral, blue-violet, teal, blanco blanco, copper, brass, and pearl. Each bottle has .5 fluid ounces.

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: What is your least favorite chore?

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