High Tide – and Directions on How To Create Your Own Background Paper

I created these multicolored backgrounds in a flash!  I had so much fun trying different color combinations and varying amounts of ink drops, it was hard to stop.

How To Create Your Own Background Paper:  Use ink refills to add drops of color  onto Glossy White Cardstock (I used 4″ X 5-1/4″ pieces of Glossy White Cardstock).  Next, spritz the ink drops with water using a Stampin’ Spritzer.  Allow the color to spread and blot off the excess ink with a paper towel.  Let dry before using them to create your project.

Here is a background panel used on a card.  I will feature some of the other background papers on cards in upcoming blog posts.

This combination of colors reminds me of the ocean.  I’m looking forward to our trip to San Diego in August when we are going to visit our daughter.  The house we rented to share with our son, grandchildren, and friends of my daughter is located only 2-1/2 blocks from the ocean.  I expect we’ll see shore birds on the beach just like the ones in my card which are from the High Tide stamp set!

Stamp Set – High Tide, Best Birds
Cardstock – Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Whisper White
***Background was created using Glossy White Cardstock along with Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Marine Mist Ink Refills and a Stampin’ Spritzer.
Ink – Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Soft Suede
Accessories – Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

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