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Monday, 4 May 2015

#138 Make Your Own Background

Pamellia is hosting today. She would like to see something that you have created using a background you made yourself. So NO designer papers please.

This is how the team interpreted Pamellia's theme

Pamellia
I just love making my own backgrounds, so I decided to do three different layers with three different background designs. I used distress inks, stamps, stencils, crackle paint and home made texture paste to create three different looks.

Josephine


For the background of this, I started with white paper and shaded it with Pan Pastels. I then embossed it using an Embossalicious folder, and added some further Pan Pastel to the embossed areas. I completed with an sentiment and hand-made flowers.

Bec
I have used the shaving cream technique for my background and then when dry stamped over the top.  Your cards smell a treat too!

Vania

For this card I used Black Soot and Milled Lavender for the Background
Indigo Blu, Sheena Douglass and Inkylicious Stamps

I decided to play with my Brusho paints to make the background for this card, then overstamped it in black archival ink with an inkylicious flower stamp.

I have used distress inks for the background and Sheena Douglass a little bit scenic stamps.

I have embossed some watercolour card, then painted the feathers before adding gilding wax to the raised areas. The stamp was also water coloured and a gold heat embossed sentiment to finish.

I used freebie stamps and distress inks for my background. The central image was also from a freebie stamp.

For my background I used Aqua Tints and Gesso, with stencils, stamps and a bit of embossing.

I have used some pieces of Cut'n Dry foam and a green Kaleidacolour ink pad to make the background to my card.

I have used a Moroccan Tile mask and Prima Color Bloom Sprays to create my background. More details on my blog.
 
I find it easier to do this sort of background in layers, but with a rough plan of what is going where before I start, then building up distress inks in light layers, and overstamping this with background stamps in the same colours.
LIN W

14 comments:

  1. how beautiful and wonderfully varied your backgrounds (and creations) are! wow! hugs, de

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  2. Great inspiration for anyone thinking about this Challenge, wonderful creations by your Dt.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  3. A beautiful set of cards and tag by the design team. They are all truly inspirational.
    Thanks for sharing.
    julie

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  4. What beautiful backgrounds and great inspiration from the Design Team! I hope I'll be able to join in the fun!

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  5. Hmmm...thought I left a comment about all these wonderful backgrounds and projects. I don't see it here, nor do I see a linky button.

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    1. Hi Sara, I sorted out the linky, thanks to your email. I have replied via email. As to your comment not appearing, because of the high level of awful spam comments that blogs receive I have mine set to approve comments before publication, and as you commented at 3am my time I obviously wasn't around to approve it then!
      Lin xx

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    2. Thank you, I figured out that little detail about the approval thing after I wrote my second comment! Thanks for the e-mail! I really appreciate it, and now I can link up! Hugs!

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  6. What a fun theme for the challenge!
    Nessa xx

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  7. Thank you for the fun challenge & great DT inspiration! Best, CG

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  8. Wonderful inspiration by your design team!

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  9. Great inspiration by your design team.

    Thanks for a fun challenge!

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  10. Love the theme for this challenge. Great DT inspiration, all so different.
    Happy crafting, Angela x

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  11. Such beautiful DT creations - awesome work :-)
    Thank you for this fun challenge.

    IKE x

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  12. Such diverse projects from the DT, and ALL totally amazing!!! Love the challenge theme too, Pamellia!

    Hugs
    Jennifer. x

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