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Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Storage for alcohol inks ;0)

Hello, I hope to find you well (if not dry) the wet weather here is so bad, so if you don't really have to go out stay in and craft as well as keeping nice & warm ;0) This is a lovely size box and I have been looking for some more storage so I spent the evening last night playing with foil, alcohol inks and paper amongst other things and this is what I turned this little box into.

Some sticky foil and some alcohol inks made the bottom part of the box, then I put some of my Alcohol Inks (AI) all over the side. I really love playing with AI on all sorts of materials like glossy card stock, card board, frames and it's super fun to use on metal of all types. I keep my earth tones and metallic's in this one.  This will make for much easier use when I want to play. All I need to do now is just take this or the other box out of the cupboard. Love it.

And for this part of the box I used scraps of paper. I cut it narrow so the black box would be the boarder and then added a few images here and there (not all are shown) But I love the finished box. I have my lights and brights in this one, I have to say I love the Watermelon colour I think I use this the most, do you have a fave AI colour? let me know. And if you like this post as well as any other of my posts you can now click the +1 at the bottom of each post. Love Dawn xx


JeanFB said...

Oooh, the boxes came out beautifully, Dawn!! I need some way to store my new distress stains, and there is nowhere in sight.... I will have to try your method, thanks for inspiring!

PetraB said...

The boxes turned out beautifully, and so useful!

Gerri Herbst said...

Every box is a work of art! Love what you did today. take care, gerri

Bubbles said...

Favourite alcohol inks...? Has to be Cranberry... or Wild Plum... or Rust. Most used though, has to be espresso and rust, pitch black and also the gold mixatives.

Gorgeous boxes - fantastic idea :) Now... what can I turf out of a small box that Hubby owns....? Hmmm. *lol*

Cheryl said...

oh hun just love what you have done with the box it looks amazing,super for storing your inks in hugs cherylxxx

Daniele said...

what a delish looking storage box, brill idea

Artyjen said...

Cute storage :)
xoxo Sioux

NatashaMay said...

That's a clever way of storing. I have my bottles in a box as well. But it's ugly. I didn't bother to pretty it up. :) We're having rain here too, today, but it beats the snow that's coming tomorrow. :/

Karen said...

Perfect little box for your AI's to go in...both gorgeous! Did I read that you used sticky back foil??? Where did you get thet my lovely? xxx

Anonymous said...

What a cool idea! I'm learning so much from you already Dawn! Thanks for reaching out...I'm new in the blogosphere and it really helps to get to know some fellow crafters!

Much love,

craftytrog said...

Beautiful storage Dawn! I love juniper & cool peri together x

Anonymous said...

Hi Dawn
A really good idea and makes everything so neat and tidy.


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