Saturday, 15 March 2014

Online Card Classes Day 5&6- Backgrounds

Ok, so I know that I totally missed out on day 3&4, but I WILL catch up sometime this weekend. But today, I am here to share with you a plaid background (thank you Laura Bassen for sharing, and also being funny and entertaining in your videos :) that I created using some stamps that I had in my stash. I didn;t do the ink blending technique as I don't have masking tape….So what did I do?…

Well, i have some build-a-background type stamps like this piano one here- here it is right side up…





And I simply flipped it upside down, like this:








...and used the back of it to stamp a solid stripe! I dug through my stash and found I had a few such stamps that could give me a couple different widths of stripe.

And while I was stamping, I thought- well, why don't I stamp this little piano into one of the stripes and make it a little feature on the card? I have tons of musical friends I could send this to, and they'd be super pleased :)


And just above the piano, I added a Happy Birthday sentiment, and then just hand-wrote the 'to you' bit.


I really hope you likey :)

Pree

7 comments:

  1. I do like! Using the back of the stamp is so smart. Now I must do the same.... and I love your handwriting

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  2. What a clever idea! I love the way your plaid turned out!

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  3. Great job with the backs of your stamps, it worked really well! Very nice card!

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  4. Great job your stripes look great!

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  5. YUMMY colors! I love the addition of piano keys!! Awesome work!

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  6. Great idea and a very nice card!

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