Wispy Alcohol Ink Backgrounds – Guest Artist Mindy Eggen

Hello! Today I am excited to have Mindy Eggen as a guest artist. She is sharing wonderful tips for creating wispy alcohol ink backgrounds.

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. Thank you! And I paid Mindy to do this video for me to share with you – thank you, Mindy!]

I hope you find this alcohol ink video as helpful as I did – so many great bits of inspiration! I will some of the cards she made below, but be sure to watch the video for the how-to details. You can find Mindy’s work on her blog and YouTube channel.

Here are Mindy’s cards. The supplies are linked in the thumbnails below. Be sure to watch the video for the complete how-to!

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I will be back soon with a video I created… inspired by Mindy!

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! I paid Mindy to do this video for me to share with you – thank you, Mindy! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here.) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Tim Holtz Heavyweight Yupo Paper
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Ranger Craft Sheet
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Rubbing Alcohol
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Copic Refills
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Ranger Alcohol Inks
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Hair Dryer
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My Favorite Things Shining Stars Dies
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Simon Says Stamp Thinking of You Dies
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Neat and Tangled Love You Dies
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Simon Says Stamp Nested Hearts Dies
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Simon Says Stamp Big Thanks Dies
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Simon Says Stamp Big Thanks Words…
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Simon Says Stamp Big Friend Dies
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Simon Says Stamp Simple Sentiments 1…
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Concord & 9th Neutrals Glitter Pack
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Krylon Kamar Varnish
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Brutus Monroe Gilded Gold Embossing…
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Mindy Eggen Design Blog
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Mindy Eggen Design YouTube Channel
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38 thoughts on “Wispy Alcohol Ink Backgrounds – Guest Artist Mindy Eggen”

  1. I love the backgrounds and the cards created! Thanks Mindy for creating and sharing tips and Jennifer for sharing with all of us!

  2. I love these so much! I haven’t tried working with alcohol inks yet, but I am so drawn to these designs that I’m just going to have to jump in and give it a try. Thank you Jennifer and Mindy!

  3. THANK YOU MINDY! You hit my sweet spot, I love doing these kinds of backgrounds and the tricks you showed are amazing, I never thought of going around in a circle like that! Can’t wait to pull out my inks! Thanks again, and also to Jennifer for sharing!!

  4. These backgrounds are gorgeous & I absolutely love how you completed the cards with sentiments! I watched a bunch of AI art videos quite a long time ago & found them mesmerizing, but then never got around to trying anything like that. You’ve inspired me!

  5. Hi Mindy,
    This is a gorgeous technique.Thank you so much for sharing this with me.I need to create now.😁💙💚💛♥💜❤

  6. I am totally in love with alcohol inks so this was right up my alley! Thanks Mindy for all the tips and tricks to your wonderful technique!! My mind is going in a hundred different directions with all that I can create…Jennifer, thank YOU for inviting guests to your blog and channel…LOVE the collaborative and creative aspect it brings to our wonderful hobby! You are BLESSING!!

  7. Thank you Jennifer for your kindness in sharing Mindy’s creative talents. I admire and appreciate all you do to support and build the crafting community- you truly are amazing.
    Thank you Mindy- your video is great. Thank you for sharing your tips and tricks- your backgrounds/cards are fabulous. Thank you for the inspiration!

  8. These are quite unique backgrounds and I will certainly give the technique a try. Jennifer, I know you have a kind heart and are often involved in fundraisers for worthy causes. Are you (or your followers!) aware of any craft companies sponsoring fundraisers for the Australian people and/or animals yet? Thank you.

  9. I absolutely LOVE your a.i. backgrounds! I have been pretty happy with others I have made, but this technique is what I truly love! Thank you so much for the excellent tutorial!

  10. It was mesmerizing to watch as the wisps were forming. I can’t wait to try it – I just need to have realistic expectations that mine are not going to look as artistic as Mindy’s. Thank you Jennifer for supporting and sharing Mindy’s work.

  11. Awesome backgrounds and cards Mindy, wow!
    Thank you so much for having Mindy as a guest Jennifer and thank you Mindy for your inspirational video tutorial.
    Wishing you both a great week.

  12. OMG, what an amazing technique for alcohol inks. These backgrounds are stunning. Thanks Mindy for the wonderful tutorial and thanks, too, Jennifer for hosting this special treat!

  13. for those who are interested… a search using – alcoho ink wispy – on youtube brings up a lot of older videos using this method. don’t know if they are the ones she referred to or not. the one by natalie posted a year ago is quite good for details.

  14. Beautiful cards, Mindy! The technique looks like loads of fun! Thank you, Jennifer, for sharing your spotlight! You are adorably kind!

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