So this week in between work, American Idol(Tatiana is done thank goodness), 24(OMG it was good!) and the dramatic Bachelor finale(snicker), I was able to attend the first meeting of the Go Scrapping Dollar Store Club.
The first challenge was to alter a dollar store wooden tray(click the link above to see what everyone made with their trays). I happened to have a tray that I bought some time ago with the intent of altering it to match my scrapbook room. The creation of the club gave me the perfect opportunity to actually do it!
So I painted it brown, adhered torn and inked papers then added a bit of painted/glimmer-misted chipboard,ribbon and buttons. I'm pretty pleased with it. My daughters would like me to make them each one now!
Then Karen taught us an alcohol ink technique that was very interesting and we created this card. Alcohol inks adhere to non-porous materials like photopaper(used below)and plastic and rhinestones!
And since next month's challenge is to alter a hand mirror, the alcohol ink technique may come in very handy!
Thanks for a fun evening Karen!
PS: I'll be back later to announce my 20,000 visitor blog candy winner!