Category: Love

Background check – faux embossed look using die cut words

Background check – faux embossed look using die cut words

Hello there! Are you ready for the next episode of #vsbackgroundcheck ? Well, today’s idea is slightly on the advanced side, but don’t worry. It’s easy once you understand how it is done… :-) The idea is to adhere several die cut words (or even […]

Background check – Use textured card stock

Background check – Use textured card stock

Hello and welcome to 11th post in the #vsbackgroundcheck series. Today’s idea is to use textured cardstock for the card base. This one here came from one of Hero Arts’ card kits. But I will try and link to similar ones below. The subtle texture […]

Background check – Repeat stamp sentiment or images to create your own pattern

Background check – Repeat stamp sentiment or images to create your own pattern

Hi friends, I am so excited to share tip #10 for our series #vsbackgroundcheck! This is one of my favorite techniques – repeat stamping. In this, we repeatedly stamp an image or a sentiment on a certain area or all over the background. Like I did in […]

Background check – use background stamp

Background check – use background stamp

Hello lovelies! Today’s idea for rocking card backgrounds is to use background stamps! Just like with background dies, there are so many options out there for this. I will list some of my favorites below. By the way, if you are new here, welcome!! :-) This month […]

Background check – Use background dies

Background check – Use background dies

Hello and welcome to the next card design in our #vsbackgroundcheck series. Today is tip #8 – use background dies to enhance the background.  As you can see in the card above, having the swirls on the background just adds a whole new level to […]

Background check – layer with a doily or die cut

Background check – layer with a doily or die cut

Hello friends, and welcome to a beautiful new week! Today’s card shares tip #7 for backgrounds in this #vsbackgroundcheck series – layer the focal point with a doily or a die cut. In this case I layered it with both. The doily at the bottom […]

Background check – Ink Blending

Background check – Ink Blending

Happy Saturday, my crafty friends!! I am back with my next idea for backgrounds. Idea #6 is to ink blend. My favorite ink blender in the whole world is Laura Bassen. You should go look at her creations. She is the queen of rainbow colors!! By the […]

Background check – go with plain cardbase for background

Background check – go with plain cardbase for background

Hello dearies! I am back with my next installment of inspiration for backgrounds. Idea #5 is the simplest of them all – go with plain cardbase. Don’t have any kind of pattern or texture for the background at all. It does not get any simpler […]

Background check – use watercolors to create a background

Background check – use watercolors to create a background

Hello my crafty friends! I am here with another installment of background check series posts. Today is idea #4.   If you are new here, a warm Namastey! :-) This month we are exploring ways to enhance the background for our card focal point. You […]

Background check – Add beautiful texture to the background using embossing folders

Background check – Add beautiful texture to the background using embossing folders

Hello everyone and welcome to idea #3 for background check series. If you are new here, nice to meet you! :-) This month we are exploring ways to enhance the background for our card focal point. You can check out the earlier posts in this […]

Background check – Create an Anchor for the focal point

Background check – Create an Anchor for the focal point

Hello everyone and welcome to idea #2 for background check series. If you are new here, nice to meet you! :-) This month we are exploring ways to enhance the background for our card focal point. Today’s idea is to create a panel with patterned […]

Background check – a new series for Feb 2017 and a giveaway!

Background check – a new series for Feb 2017 and a giveaway!

Hello peeps!! I have something exciting to share with you all today. From this month onwards, we will focus on a theme for the month. All month long I will share multiple cards with tips and tricks for getting more out of your supplies. These […]

Watercoloring using distress ink and archival dye ink

Watercoloring using distress ink and archival dye ink

Hello friends, today I have a card to share where I used two non-watercolor mediums to watercolor. Yes, for all the coloring you see on this card, I used distress inks and one Archival Dye ink. I just stumbled upon the fact that you could […]

Love themed card using (mostly) patterned papers

Love themed card using (mostly) patterned papers

Hi guys, Valentine’s day is round the corner and I have a fun love themed card for you that uses several patterned papers and very little stamping. For this card, I used some really old supplies. The patterned papers you see here came from SSS […]

Using word dies in place of sentiments

Using word dies in place of sentiments

Today I wanto to share two cards made using word dies from the Simon Says Stamp release “Hey Love!” Both these cards have no stamping on it what so ever. The die cut words take place of the sentiment. Also, the die cut sentiment is on […]

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