Thursday, 5 July 2018

Yupo Background Card



Hello there my crafty friends!  Today's video shows me having a play with some Yupo paper and alcohol inks.  This paper has been designed to react with the inks in a wonderful and fabulous way.  It makes for a really interesting background.































The finished dimensions are 6 1/4" x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x



















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82 comments:

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a lovely sample today, the background is very vivid but just what is needed for this creation. Will watch the video later.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card,love the effect of the inks on the yupo.

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card with a fab alcohol ink background. Yupo paper is really brilliant especially with the inks. Have a great day everyone. Bx

Clai01 said...

love the background and the use of alcohol inks. x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card so bright.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Hope you managed to celebrate in your own way here for Independence Day yesterday and that our friends over the pond are recovering well lol. Now onto this dramatic beautiful sample, I'm really looking forward to the tutorial if it's similar to the demo you and Hayley did a few months ago where you both had so much fun then I can't wait ☺ this fabulous choice of colours shows just how pretty your dies are. In the middle of changing your shirt into a young ladies summer top for a birthday card I've been asked for but not sure if my 'skills' are really up to such change lol.
Sending hugs and hope your day is a nice day xxx

Jan.moogie said...

WOW stunning card but till just now never heard of yupo paper, you learn something new daily woohoo. have a great day, hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, great video, I love using Yupo paper and alcohol inks too. Beautiful card. Love Jean xxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
WOW what a stunning card this morning , the background is stunning. The effect from the inks on the yupo paper really draws the eye in. Thank you so much for doing the video.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all..... Wendy

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Beautiful card today with your spectacular background, will watch video later.Yvonne xx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
Thank you for the great video tutorial showing us how very effective the yupo paper is. I love your card and will definitely have to get some yupo paper myself.x

Diane Broad said...

Hi sue,
I've never used yupo but think I should as the card is stunning! Love the way you make the flowers to.

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

Debra K. said...

Wonderful card today! That technique looks great fun and not too messy either :). Debra x

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow!!! I just adore your Yupo and alcohol inks background!!! Such a wonderful card!

Jacqui O A said...

Yupo and alcohol inks lovely.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, a wonderful card today. I’ve heard a lot about Yupo papers but not got any yet. Now I know I must.

Barbara V

TDQ Karen said...

I have played with you papers but don't get as good results as yours i think it's cos I don't know where to stop! Love your card and the sentiment looks great in the mixed colours

Donita Naylor said...

Oh, I so really really like the whole yupo concept! Your demo with the two blues, a green and a yellow really looks fabulous. I bought a little package of Yupo from somewhere and apparently put it in a "safe place." You know, the magic door to the land of the lost.

You had me going there for a minute. I heard you say chipped sapphire, and I wondered if that was one of the new colors, because I was pretty sure I didn't have that particular red. Wasn't I surprised to see that it was blue!

I sure do love those little flowers with a rosebud center.

Thank you for this especially informative video.

Best to all,

Donita

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Lovely card with great background. Will watch the video soon.

Love Helen xxx

CraftyCoffey said...

Beautiful card, absolutely love the colours in the background.

Michele

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. I am really pleased you did this video because now I can see how you did this up close and personal. I think I have used too much blending solution in the past so I may have another go again today. Love the card too. Thank you.

Lisbeth

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card and gorgeous background.
B xx

Chris Curry said...

Brilliant card Sue, love how alcohol inks work on the yupo paper. I can see how addictive it is and why you just want to keep going. Where do we get the yupo from please? Thank you, have a good day. Xxx

Karen Drew said...

Beautiful. Love the background. I do enjoy a bit of “messy” crafting
Luv
Karen xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

What a fabulous background, it sets off the diecut frame beautifully - I haven't tried Yupo paper as yet but I'm sure gloss or mirror card would be a good substitute...love that dinky little flower too!

Izzy

Suemac said...

A new technique to learn
Thank You, I received my Believe in th Magic die yesterday.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - I will be watching your video later to see how you've achieve this look with the yupo paper. The colour looks so smart against the white frame and the tiny flower is the finishing touch. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, really enjoyed your video and an introduction to Typo paper. Fascinating how the inks make such a wonderful design and the effect is lovely. The dies used make a beautiful card today, really pretty, thank you. I received my Season's greetings die yesterday and it is really pretty, thank you xx

karenlotty said...

What a beautiful dramatic background I have seen Yupo paper demoed on tv

gwen70 said...

Beautiful card xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Oh wow Sue this is a stunning card I just love that background. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Lovely card and pretty background, Received my Poinsettia die today thank you. love Jean Zelei xxxx

dj from kettering said...



Not seen these papers before, my, do they look
lovely!! That colour is stunning,




Doreen x

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. What a lovely card this morning Sue. I am not sure what this typo paper is. I will have to investigate this when I get home. The WiFi is not very good here so I will have to watch the video when I get home. Its a beautiful sample as always Sue. Sending best wishes to everyone everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card today I haven't heard of YUPO paper but going to have to get some as the background looks amazing. Going to go watch the video now.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Love
Hunnymummy54 from MK
xxx

June Horrocks said...

Love the card sue very pretty colours are great thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxxxx

Susan Battensby said...

Hi Sue
Such a beautiful card and I love your background.
Watched the TH video on using alcohol inks on yupo the other day, off to watch yours now.
x

Crafty Cruiser said...

This is the first I’ve heard of yupo paper. It makes a lovely background to this gorgeous card.
Doreen R

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely card and the background is great, it has a look of granite about it.
Will watch the video later,
Thanks for sharing,
Heather

BenteS said...

Lovely card and the background is amazing :))

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous background Sue and very beautiful card
Gr Karin

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
that is an absolutely beautiful background, adorned with an exquisite die. I've seen JL demonstrate it and the Yupo paper gives beautiful results.
Hugs,
Rose

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a beautiful card. A very striking background. Thanks for your video.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Gorgeous card, love the background.
Lydia
X

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue x x hazel

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Wow! What an amazing background!
Thank you for the demo.
Véronique L

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely card and the Poppy die is so pretty and I love the tiny flower created from it. I remember seeing you play with the Yupo paper on TV but I think today's video shows it more clearly - maybe because I am closer to the screen lol. I will have to think seriously about purchasing some Yupo because the background you have created is beautiful, it reminds me of a really full mixed border flower bed and I do love playing with my alcohol inks. Thank you for the inspiration.

Frances

Kate's Cards said...

Great card and fab background!

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card. Enjoyed the video, the Yupo paper looks really good. I think we bought some when we went to a crafty do earlier this year, but we haven't used it yet, but I think I might find it out and have a go.
Margaret x

Pauline Austen said...

I've never heard of Yupo paper (where have I been?),but if it helps to make beautiful backgrounds like yours, I will have to hunt it down ....... So it's back to jam and bread for dinner AGAIN! Just as well I like it.lol
Received my gilding flakes and glitters from your Hochanda shows today and those glitters are amazing! Really looking forward to trying them out. Gardening this afternoon. Hugs Pauline xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
I’ve never heard of Yupo paper. So I’ll be interested to see how it reacts with the alcohol inks.

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
🥇For The Best Blog For 2016/🥇For The Most Magnificent Cutting Dies For 2017
Sue, You’ve Done It Once Again Today’s Card Plus The Video Tutorial Was Just
Phenomenal Extremely Informative Very Well Explained As Always..
I Must Get Me Some Of The “YUPO PAPER”
I Loved How You Created A Superb Background Using “THE YUPO PAPER” Plus The Amazing
“ALCOHOL INKS/BLENDING SOLUTION/ALSO THE APPLICATOR”
Another Magnificent Tip Where You Cut Your Sentiment Out Of Your Background As You Were Aware
This Would Be Covered With The Focal Point Using “THE POPPY DIE SET” From The Frames/Tags Collection
With The Fabulous “MISS YOU” Sentiment From The Mini Expression Collection
Sue, Thank You For Sharing Today’s Exquisite Card Also For The Daily Inspiration
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather Not Forgetting Sam & Family
Sue, lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

Tressa said...

Lovely card on a great background. I have used YUPO paper once before and loved the effects but have none in my stash.......it makes me want to go out and buy some immediately, it is just as well I don't have a craft store anywhere close to my new flat.

Teresa

Suzzette Yandle said...

Beautiful card design and fabulous alcohol inks on Yupo paper. What fun! Thanks for the great video. I appreciate these videos and they are very helpful to me.

Laura O' Connor said...

love the background so vivid ,colours are fantastic ,Laura O Springfield

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
First of all thank you I received my Christmas die this morning can't wait to start using it.
I love this new technique it looks easy I Will have to give it a go. Take care everyone

ursula said...

I had bought some Yupo paper and not sure what to do with it, now you have so kindly shown me it is going to be a quick play, it looks fab, such a beautiful card created around it, thank you so much Sue....luv Ursula xx

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful background; love the way the colors glow on the Yupo paper and that Poppy die set is really paying for itself. I remember the demonstration on Hochanda a few months back.Thank you for reminding us about this technique.

Hugs from Toronto to you all and special hugs to all missing friends.
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen-Dorothy

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Beautiful Card with a lovely background. I love the contrast between the background and the die cut. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Heather Rogers said...

Good Evening Sue

Sorry I'm so late today the day has just vanished into thin air for me. I love this card and like others I've never heard of this paper but the effect is stunning. Thanks for sharing.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Wendy from Scotland said...

Never seen this paper, but it is gorgeous, must try it, thank you
Love Wendy x

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous card and great video, love the background but as I don't have yupo paper or alcohol inks I won't be able to try something like this. Have had two evenings of thunderstorms here in France and heavy rain, just my luck!!

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Sue MacFall said...

What an amazing background - I must buy some of this Yupo paper. Thank you Sue.

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, I absolutely adore this background, the colours are gorgeous and the detail it gives is positively stunning. I have yupo paper and also alcohol inks, I really must give this a go.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

sued99 said...

That background is amazing. Very nice card altogether. X

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Amazing card Sue and amazing effects with the yupo and inks x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue wow what a fabulous card I have never heard ofrom yupo paper bug my it makes a gorgeous background with the inks

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I've just got in from work so it's a quick look for me! Another beautiful card and I can't wait to watch the video!
Hugs x
Heather T

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Great technique x

Betty McAlister said...

A beautiful card Sue. Never seen Yupo paper before but the background is gorgeous. Thank you xx

CraftyJo said...

Can't wait to find time to watch this video Sue, I've had Yupo paper in my craft room for ages now and haven't cracked it open.....yet. Fab card :)

Maria Alder said...

Hi Sue and everyone.
guess most of you are asleep at this hour but just wanted to pop
in and say how wonderful I think this card is, love the colours !

hugs to all, Maria x

Pawprintx4 said...

Thanks for the reminder. I meant to give this a whirl when I saw you on Hochanda. Lovely card and I appreciate the video for easy referral.
Stephanie K
SC/ USA

Latenight SandyH said...

Really pretty card. I don't have any yupo but it does make a lovely background with the alcohol inks.
Take care everyone.

Nana on the Hill said...

I love this card, the background using Alcohol inks is beautiful and really compliments your beautiful dies x

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I had to leave another comment after watching the video! Yupo paper is definately at the top of my 'I need' list it looks such fun to use. Unfortunately I will have to wait because it's out of stock at the moment 😥. Thank you for sharing!
Hugs x
Heather T

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Craftychris said...

Awesome background and a wonderful card! xxx

Littlelamb said...

Sorry didn’t make it here yesterday. Love this card. I have Yupo paper but haven’t tried it yet. Perhaps I should when I have watched the video.

rolfi said...

Never heard of this yupo paper but it looks fantasatic!

Rolf xxx

stitchingranny said...

This is another stunner Sue
Hugs Helen xx

lovestamping said...

Very interesting. Must get my alcohol inks out again! Love the dies