Saturday, October 27, 2012

LO and a Tutorial for TSS

Today I’m going to show you a  seletion of a step by step tutorial on how I design the backgrounds for my layouts. you can view the complete tute on TSS

Thanks for taking a peek
this is just one version of how i do my backgrounds

Products used:
Studio Calico – Classic Calico 3 ’Botanical’ pattern paper
Studio Calico – Classic Calico 3 ,Quilted’ pattern paper
Studio Calico – Classic Calico 3 – Thickers – Sotheby’s Ledger
Texture paste
Ranger Studio Gesso
My Tattered Angels – Glimmer Mist – Trunk Bay
The Crafters Workshop ’Mini Bricks’ Template
Paper doily
MFT ‘Decorative Doily Duo’ dies
Prima Clock stamp- Tea Thyme
Martha Stewart Punches ‘Cherish’ Around the Page
Martha Stewart Edger Punch ‘Doily Lace’
Martha Stewart ’Small butterfly’ punch
TSS paper flower and Green Tara roses
Kaisercraft Paper Blooms – Coconut
Kaisercraft Paper Blooms – Sea Breeze
Dusty attic Leaves
Studio Calico wood Banners
Cream and Aqua Cardstock
Prima Marketing Ink pad ‘Teal Damask’
Kaisercraft Clear ’Script’ stamp
Step 1.
Taking the base paper, in this instance ‘Studio Calico Quilted’, I painted the paper with Gesso. It only takes a few minutes to dry because it’s only a thin layer.
Step 2.
I sprayed the centre with a Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist ‘Trunk Bay’.


Jan said...

Hi Lindy, I met you at Blossies doing classes. I must say your style has changed heaps in the 4 years since I left Qld. How are Jayne and Sharon?

Always look at your blog and am impressed with the tutorial. Thanks for sharing.

Jan Westcott (friend of Gloria, Janice)

Adriana B said...

FANTASTIC tutorial, great textures and love that brick work background :)

Lizzyc said...

This is beautiful Lindy, you make it look easy, but it certainly looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing your back ground tips!

Eila Sandberg said...

Thanks for the tut darling! love learning how layouts are made and soak up any tips and trix of the trade :)) That double masking looks great! sweet sweet miss A! Have a soupah Sunday. xoxo

Chantelle said...

I love seeing how other people create their textured backgrounds - this looks really good - thanks for sharing :)

Ayelet Barkay said...

So beautiful! The background is stunning!!! Thanks for the tutorial :)

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