Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds + LOTS of Cards

Hello again! Today I am sharing lots of ideas for alcohol ink on specialty cardstocks. The results are so fun!

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[If the video isn’t showing up, click HERE to watch it. All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. As always, I appreciate your support!]

Watch my video for loads of examples!

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


YOU’RE AMAZING CARD
Featuring:
Memory Box Pinpoint Burst Plate Die (SSS)
Birch Press Frosty Flake Dies (SSS)
Altenew Sentiment Strips Stamp Set (SSS | ALTN | ELH)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


PAPER ORNAMENTS
Featuring:
Memory Box Snowglobe Backer Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Cabin Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Snowmen Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Radiant Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Poppy Stamp Grosgrain Die (SSS)
Hero Arts Stocking Bouquet Stamp (SSS)
Gina K Designs Holiday Sentimental Stamps (SSS)
Lawn Fawn Pearlescent Vellum (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


WINTER WISHES CARD
Featuring:
Memory Box Snowglobe Backer Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Cabin Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Snowmen Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Birch Press Pinpoint Radial Die (SSS)
Poppy Stamp Grosgrain Die (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Slimline Scene Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


WINTER WISHES CARD
Featuring:
Simon Says Stamp Slimline Scene Stamps (SSS)
Memory Box Evergreen Sky Collage Die (SSS)
Memory Box Cabin Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Tall Fir Collage Collage Die (SSS)
Memory Box Small Pine Tree Collage Die (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


JOY CARD
Featuring:
Memory Box Lamplight Tree Collage Die (SSS)
Birch Press Simple Joy Dies (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Good Cheer Stamp (SSS)
Lawn Fawn Pearlescent Vellum (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HAPPY HOLIDAYS CARDS
Featuring:
Memory Box Tall Fir Collage Collage Die (SSS)
Memory Box Cabin Snowglobe Dies (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Good Cheer Stamp (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


THOUGHTFUL CARD
Featuring:
Birch Press Mini Snowflake Frame Dies (SSS)
Memory Box Pinpoint Snowflake Die (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Assorted Holographic Cardstock (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


PEACE CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Holly Background Die (SSS)
Birch Press Simple Peace Die (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Good Cheer Stamp (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Assorted Holographic Cardstock (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


ANGEL CARDS
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Stained Glass Angel Die (SSS)
Memory Box Pinpoint Burst Plate Die (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Good Cheer Stamp (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


NEAR & FAR CARD
Featuring:
Birch Press String Art Nativity Star Die (SSS)
Gina K Designs Holiday Sentimental Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


YOUR LIGHT CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die (SSS)
The Gray Muse Lovely Lotus Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Simon Says Stamp Assorted Holographic Cardstock (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


LONG-DISTANCE HUG CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die (SSS)
The Gray Muse Social Distance Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Tim Holtz Alloys (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


LOVELIEST CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Twinkling Jewel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


PAPER HUG CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die (SSS)
The Gray Muse Social Distance Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


SMILE CARD
Featuring:
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die (SSS)
The Gray Muse Pretty Pansies Stamps (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HOLIDAY TREES CARD
Featuring:
Memory Box Pinpoint Snowflake Die (SSS)
Poppy Stamps Evergreen Trio Dies (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink (SSS)
• Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution (SSS)
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower (SSS)
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper (SSS)
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


Have a wonderful week!

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! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except some of the dies and all of the stamps which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Alloys
[ SSS ]
Ranger Alcohol Blending Solution
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Blower
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Twinkling Jewel Glitter Paper
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Holiday Glitter Paper
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Paper
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Frosted Glitter Paper
[ SSS ]
Erin Lee Creative Holographic Cardstock
[ ERN ]
Simon Says Stamp Assorted Holographic…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn Pearlescent Vellum
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Snowglobe Backer Dies
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Cabin Snowglobe Dies
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Snowmen Snowglobe Dies
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Radiant Snowglobe Dies
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Lamplight Tree Collage Die
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Mini Snowflake Frame Dies
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Pinpoint Snowflake Die
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Stained Glass Angel Die
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Pinpoint Radial Die
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Pinpoint Burst Plate Die
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Holly Background Die
[ SSS ]
Birch Press String Art Nativity Star Die
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Evergreen Sky Collage Die
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Tall Fir Collage Collage Die
[ SSS ]
Memory Box Small Pine Tree Collage Die
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Evergreen Trio Dies
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamp Grosgrain Die
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Frosty Flake Dies
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Simple Peace Die
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Simple Joy Dies
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Leafy Garden Border Die
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Good Cheer Stamp
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Clean Line Gratitude…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Slimline Scene…
[ SSS ]
Gina K Designs Holiday Sentimental…
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Stocking Bouquet Stamp
[ SSS ]
Altenew Sentiment Strips Stamp Set
[ SSS | ALTN | ELH ]
The Gray Muse Social Distance Stamps
[ SSS ]
The Gray Muse Lovely Lotus Stamps
[ SSS ]
The Gray Muse Pretty Pansies Stamps
[ SSS ]
i-Crafter Flat Head Tweezers
[ SSS ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS ]
Easy See Tape
[ DSG ]
Tape Dispenser
[ AMZUS ]
Trinity Stamps Something New Baubles
[ SSS | TRN ]
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen
[ SSS ]
Kat Scrapiness Pick Up Tool
[ KATS ]
Simon Says Stamp Envelopes
[ SSS ]


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34 thoughts on “Sparkle Alcohol Ink Backgrounds + LOTS of Cards”

  1. I love your long video, this is such a great idea and a fun way to use alcohol inks. I can’t wait to give it a try. You always inspire me to try something new, thank you.

  2. I loved every single one of these cards and techniques Jennifer. Your videos are so relaxing and inspiring! Gif bless you and your family

  3. Wow and wow!! Love the cards and ornaments!! Thanks so much for your tutorials, I have learned so much from you. = ) Currently I do not have any of the alcohol inks…but now, I am so inspired to start my collection. Thank you again for sharing.

    Blessings to you and your loved ones during this holiday season.

    Take good care!

  4. This video went by very quickly. As always, I love your card creations and the the inspiration you give that prompts me to try something new with supplies I already have. Thank you so very much. Happy Thankgiving to you and yours. God bless.

  5. I will always watch your videos, doesn’t matter how long. You put so much into them that they are a real joy to watch. Love listening to you as well. I’m looking for the link to donate to Liz…I have seen it before but hadn’t done so yet. THANK YOU, Jennifer, for all you do for this wonderful community.

  6. I too will watch your videos, no matter how long. I learn so much from you & am reminded to use my supplies in a different way. Thank you so much for your time & energy & inspiration.

  7. Love your long videos… well really any video from you. You always inspire me to try something new and just have fun. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  8. What an AHHH-Mazing video, Jennifer…always goes by so quickly!! Never apologize for how long they are!! I could watch and listen all day if need be!! LOL So very relaxing and wonderful!! Cards are absolutely gorgeous and my had is spinning with ideas!! Just had my second cataract surgery so will need to wait a bit before I stamp again until I’m all healed. The technique is absolutely fun!! Alcohol inks are one of my favorite mediums!! THANK YOU for being YOU and being such a wonderful inspiration!! YOU are BLESSING!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours and a very special hug to Lila!!!

  9. Jennifer – please send money!! You inspire me so much I want to buy it all so I guess you’re responsible for my wallet diminishing and rapidly:) Seriously, thank you for all your wonderful and helpful videos that give me so many ideas. I can’t wait to try these latest ideas. And what else are we going to do since we can’t do much else because of the pandemic restrictions. People are really wanting some Christmas spirit now of all times.

  10. These are lovely and seems fun to play with the alcohol inks. The intricate dies made these backgrounds look like stained glass. How pretty and am thinking Easter religious cards. Thanks for sharing all these tips and techniques to make us better card makers.

  11. Thanks for your video as always. I love your cards, thriftiness and most of all your spirit. You are such an asset to the crafting community.

  12. Ahhhmazzzing!! Love all your cards and the one with the scraps at the end might be my favorite of them all!!!
    Blessings to you and your family this Thanksgiving.

  13. I absolutely love getting inspired by watching these videos so many of them are just perfect for the holiday season in my house. My son and husband always roll their eyes because when they come to watch TV I’ve put you on the big screen:) Thanks for all the tips in using the perfect pearls because like everyone else you mentioned I have a drawer full of them that have been unused for years.

  14. Have I told you lately that I think you are brilliant?! There’s no doubt! The inspiring ways you used your supplies here literally took my breath away a couple of times! Beyond amazing! TFS!

  15. Gorgeous cards! Thank you for the inspiration – I really needed it. I’ve already pulled out glitter paper and some dies I think will work. Time to get crafty! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful ideas.

  16. You are so amazing. Your videos are fantastic . Love your cards. Thank you so much for all your fantastic tips .I love watching your videos, they are never to long. Thank you again.

  17. Love trying out this technique! Even tried out mopping up extra on my glass mat with a light colored glitter paper. Thanks so much for sharing and love the cards!!

  18. Wow Jennifer, you had a lot of fun, what a great bunch of awesome cards.
    I love also your beautiful paper ornaments, such a great idea.
    Thank you so much for sharing and for the video tutorial.
    Stay safe and have a wonderful week.

  19. Love, love, love these cards! I have some glitter paper in colours I don’t like, so this technique is perfect to change them up and use them. Thanks so much for the ideas.

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