Alcohol Ink Background – Christmas Card #1

Stamp Me Some Love Academy ~ Alcohol Ink Background Card Class

This supply list is for the Christmas Card #1.

On this page you will find all of the supplies you will need to recreate the card I will be demonstrating during our live class.  

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Required Supplies for this project

You will need Isopropyl Alcohol for this class. With Covid Pandemic, it may be difficult to source this so don't wait until the last minute. The higher % the faster the ink will dry on your paper. Get a couple of different strengths to test which one gives you the result you want.

They make 91% but it has been hard to find. I would encourage you to try to find this strength if you can. Maybe it is in your medicine cabinet right now!

You can use a eye dropper to place the alcohol on the paper but I would recommend getting a container like the one show below to get a more precise application

You will also need to protect your surface. Alcohol inks are permanent and you will need to be able to clean your surface in between cards. I used the Tim Holtz Glass Media mat but you can also use a craft mat or even waxpaper. I will ink to all three of them below, but just know you only need one of them.

Be sure to where clothing you do not mind getting ink on. Because trust me, its bond to happen. I also like to use latex gloves to protect my skin, as the ink can be messy.

General Supplies

There are general supplies that all crafters need in card making. You probably already have these in your stash and won't need to purchase them. But just to make sure everyone is on the same page, I'm going to list them out here. They might be used in one or more of the cards we will make.


Supplies for the Card #1


Misc Items Mentioned or Shown in the Class

Stampset Storage

6×6 Stamp Storage Sleeve

Brother Label Maker

Replacement Labels

8.5 x 11 Paper Storage

Paper Storage Sleeve

Dyno Label Maker

 1 1/8 x 3 1/2 Labels

Storage for Scrap Cardstock

Ziplock Storage Folders

Storage for Stampset & Dies

7.75 s 5.5 Plastic Sleeve

Magnetic Sheet with Chipboard

Adhesive backed Magnetic Sheets



Storage for Embellishments

Small Bead Storage