Monday, March 6, 2017


I hope this is a safe place to say that Infusions drive me crazy! They cannot be controlled and there are myriads of ways to use them. I watched videos on youtube (link) till I was cross-eyed and had to marvel at all the ways one has come up with.
Still, I had to try my own.

I started with deep-freeze pizza box cuttings. I sanded them a bit so they would have some 'tooth'. Then I topped them with white gesso, making sure some nice colors could peek through (mainly orange).

Next I sprinkled them evenly with Infusions (Jaded and Lemonade), activated them with water and sprinkled some 97-proof alcohol on them. My mistake. The droplets were too big and caused the color to pool along the edges. Next time I'll try with a mini mister.

But it still yielded some great details. I like the way the orange from cardboard peeks through.

And this is the 'finished product' with a great art lady stamp from Paperartsy.  'You are exactly where you want to be.' Yes, indeed.

entering into:
Craft Stamper:  Anything goes March
Paperartsy: 2017 Topic #3
Emerald Creek Dares: Splatter some fun


  1. I really love your backgrounds and how the colors of the box graphics show through the Infusions and gesso. Beautiful! Hugs, Autumn

  2. Scrumptious work with the Infusions, and lovely to have you playing along at PaperArtsy.
    Alison x

  3. Wonderful post full of enthusiasm and fantastic work with Infusions! xx

  4. Great experiments, love your lady liberty!

  5. Stunning card. It's a lovely colours....fabulous the effect that the original print can be seen from under the infusions. xx

  6. I think your play is Wonderful!!!!!!!! All the backgrounds are fantastic as is your finished piece!!!

  7. ah yes, I see the Infusions bug has bitten you as well!
    great atc's!

  8. Oooo. The powder ink splatter is fabulous! I am so glad you entered this at the Emerald Creek Dares.

  9. What interesting experiments Alice! Love your substrates and what you discovered! The finished piece is great!

  10. Lovely project, thanks for joining us on the Emerald Creek Supplies Dare Challenge Blog.