An Ornament of Many Colors - Design Dollies Challenge!

As you are already aware, I am guest designing for the Design Dollies this month and today I get to show off my second challenge! This one is the Color Challenge and let me tell you, it was a bit tricky for me! The challenge was to use FOUR colors, specifically, red, green, orange, and blue! Yikes! That's a LOT of colors!

I decided to pull them together to create a fun ornament using my new alcohol inks!


I inked a glass slide and then stamped and misted the stars with a terra cotta (orange) ink and a very very pale blue glimmer mist before mounting them with Helmar's liquid dimensional glue dots. Have you used that stuff? It's kinda awesome, I gotta say!


I finished the piece by edging the top and bottom with copper tape and wrapping a fun shiny blue cord around it a few times!


This was actually a LOT of fun to make and I think it would be a perfect little gift topper or it would look lovely presented on a bottle of wine as a hostess gift!


This last shot I just had to share with you because I think it is SO FREAKING COOL! No. For reals, though. Check out that reflection! It caught it so perfectly and I just love it!!!!

So you should totally come on over and join the challenge at Design Dollies! Look what you could win!!!

On another note, PLEASE come back tomorrow, as I will be participating in a super fun Blog Bounce with Skipping Stones Design! It's Blogging for Boobies! We will be showing off a brand new stamp set and also auctioning our creations off to raise money to help fight breast cancer! I hope you will join in the fun!!!

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  1. WOW...love this. I don't do this type of craft but I might just have to start...LOL!! You are right, this would be perfect as a tag on a wine bottle gift. Great job as always!!!

    Best of wishes on the blogging for the TaTa's too!!


  2. You're absolutely right, Jingle. It's freakin cool!

  3. Ohh this is beautiful. I can see this being a charm for a necklace. Beautiful.
    That photo with the reflection is awesome.
    The photo gave me an idea. Mask the glass with mini butterflies and then ink the glass. How pretty would that look!!!

  4. this would be great on a bottle! love alcohol inks dripped on glass/plastic.

  5. A lot of colours but you made this work. TFS. Lynne M

  6. <3

    i just LOVE this, J! you never cease to amaze!

    (on a side note, my word verification for this comment is "zingle", which just made me spit my coffee!)

  7. adorable Jingle but that last shot with the reflection is really cool!

  8. You are quite creative there young lady! Nice job!

  9. That is super cute, I had seen that over at the Dollies blog :-) I didn't know you had made it... now I like it even more :-P

  10. You are so right..its hard using that many colors..but you handled it perfectly!!Beautiful ornie!!Hugs,Cat

  11. Cool ornament! You did a wonderful job! :) Theresa


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