Tag Archives: background techniques

Kinda Cute Digi-of-the-Day: The Bride

I’ve been enjoying the Kinda Cute Digi-of-the-Day so much that I decided to participate again for February.  This is a very special deal where you get a brand new, newly created digital image sent to your inbox every single day for the entire month of February for around $1 a day!  That’s like 75% off each image for… Read More »

Create A Quick Card Background With Washi Tape

Two challenges, a great card sketch, a video, and an easy background technique.  That’s what I have for you today!   I’m using this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch to complete my card today. You can see that there is a strip detail behind the rectangle panel and the focal image.  There are numerous ways to add those stripes… Read More »

How To Create Your Own Background With Small Stamps + Video

Creating great backgrounds is one of the most fun parts of papercrafting.  Whether you are creating cards or scrapbook layouts, you can use all kinds of mixed media materials to create a fabulous background! Creating the background on this card was as easy as using those 2 tiny stamps in the Birthday Faeries stamp set from 7 Kids… Read More »

Create A Set of Cards With Reinker Techniques and Cover Dies Video Tutorial

How long has it been since you have done a re-inker technique? It’s been a while, right?  Ditto for me! I happened to take a class a The Stamp Nation and one of the techniques the instructors used was a simple watercolored background with re-inkers.  Then Vicki Boutin did a Live on Wednesday and did a very similar… Read More »

Henry Says That We Can Create Easy Animal Backgrounds with Stampin’ Up!

I’ve been playing with background stamping.  I’m trying things that are outside the stamp case!  Yesterday, I posted a video tutorial and card idea for clear block background stamping.  Today, I have a tutorial on making a Faux Animal Print background.  I just love the look that I got using cut up pieces of the left over rubber… Read More »