Stamping your own background paper

By | October 4, 2016

I often get asked how I stamp my own background paper to look like it was pre-printed.  It’s really quite easy so I thought I would share the technique with you with my first ever video!!!  Watch here and then come back to see the photographs of the cards and the supplies I used.

What did you think?  A few blunders, but that’s life.  I hope you saw how easy it is to stamp in a diagonal to make a nice background.  Below are the cards I demonstrated and what I used for each one.

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Stamp Set:  All Wrapped Up #141960

Ink:  Night of Navy

Paper – Whisper White Notecards & Envelopes, 3 1/2″ x 7/8″ strip from Affectionately Yours and 2 1/2″ x 1″ strip of Watermelon Wonder

Watermelon striped Washi tape fromAffectionately Yours Washi Tape

Gold Metallic Thread

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Stamp Set:  Candy Cane Christmas

Ink: Cucumber Crush, Real Red

Paper: Whisper White Notecards & Envelopes, 2″ x 4 1/2″ strip of Cucumber Crush & Real Red

Cucumber Crush 5/8″ Mini Striped Ribbon, Layering Circle Frameits (& Big Shot), Triple Banner Punch

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Stamp Set:  Better Together

Ink: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry & Basic Black

Paper: Whisper White Notecards & Envelopes, Bermuda Bay &  1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ piece of Vellum

Sequin Trim: Bermuda Bay, Gold & Silver

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