Daily Archives: August 27, 2007

Who Needs Patterned Paper?

As much as I love beautiful patterned paper, I end up creating more backgrounds with stamps than using it.

This is one of those backgrounds that just evolved as it was made. I stamped the paisley in Purely Pomegranate on Pretty in Pink CS. It just didn’t have enough pop so I went back and watercolored parts of the paisley with Purely Pomegranate ink and an Aquapainter and added some sponging on the edge. The last step on the background (because sometimes I just can’t stop myself) was to add some white dots with a Signo gel pen.

Stamps: Jolies Fleurs, Simply Sentiments – Lizzie Anne Designs

Paper: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Old Olive

Ink: Purely Pomegranate, Old Olive

Accessories: Aquapainter, Signo gel pen, Sponge, 1 3/8″ Circle, Mega Circle and Giga Scallop Circle punches, ribbon from May Arts