Wednesday, March 25, 2009

PTI March Blog Hop...Backgrounds


March Blog Hop from PTI...

Background building sets have rapidly become one of Papertrey's signature traits. For this month's Blog Hop, we want to see all of your very best backgrounds. They can be multi-colored or monochromatic. Simple or elegantly detailed. They can be created with a set originated for that purpose or a reinvention of images that were not. Be sure to include a separate photo of your completed background BEFORE
you add it to your project so we can see it in all its glory!

For my project today I used the Acetate Tissue background. To to this I cut a piece of acetate the size of a card front, then on the back I put down a layer of lacquer, on top of that layer dots of reinker in Noir and Fresh Snow. You move this around on the acetate then put a crumpled layer of Tissue Paper over the ink. (USE Gloves for this process.) When that was dry I embossed the Damask on the opposite side in Red.










Product list...
PTI Damask Designs Stamp Set
PTI Card Stock, Ink, ribbon and buttons
acetate
Tissue
lacquer
re inkers
Embossing Powder and supplies
Rubber Gloves

Happy Stamp Day!

42 comments:

Rebecca said...

Wow, that looks like a lot of work. But you got such lovely results, that I can see why you do it!

Karen said...

Wow!! This background is Amazing!! I would never have thought of using Palette reinkers on acetate!! The red damasks stamped on top of the B&W looks stunning!!

Jen said...

I've never done that before! Looks gorgeous! Love the black and red together! Beautiful card Sara!

Amy said...

Sara, this is gorgeous! Great technique--beautiful results, and I love the colors. Very chic!

Shannon said...

wow sara! NICE! i love that damask set and way to use those black buttons!

IamDerby said...

wow what an elegant card! nice job sara

Debbie said...

wow that is gorgeous!!

BethieJ said...

That is so STUNNING! I have never seen that before either! What a neat technique!

eggette said...

Very cool! Love this process and I think it is one I am going to have to try!

Jessica said...

Holy cow, this is so dramatically stunning!

Lisa H. said...

what great results you achieved. love the red, black and white-so classic.

Dana said...

Wow Sara! Very dramatic! The red really is beautiful!

Tricia said...

Wow! Classy!

Kacey Elliott said...

WOW! Amazing! That looks messy :D but oh so worth it! Beautiful!

Terri E. said...

This is really creative. I have never tried this, but this card is very motivating. You rocked the background challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Melissa said...

Looks beautiful!

Lori said...

What a beautiful technique! Love the pop of the red damask against the black and white.

Kryssi said...

very pretty

Babies- Beth said...

Wow, sara, wow!

Crystal (mom4cuties) said...

Very striking!!! I love the black and red and the button!

Tenia Nelson said...

Love this!!! tfs!!
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peggysue said...

Very elegant looking!

Claire Brennan said...

Oh Wow - never seen that done before - fab!!

Daniela said...

Wow, love the color.

Vicky said...

wow! how creative! great job...i'm loving this :)

Stampin' Pam said...

Mmmm beautiful! What a clever idea. Thanks for sharing.

Marge said...

Gorgeous background; love it!!!

Deanna said...

Wow... so cool! Nicely done!

Heidi said...

Stunning!

Regan said...

soooo pretty!

kristie sessions said...

Such a cool technique. I love it! Great great card!

ALLY said...

What a cool way to make a back ground! Beautiful card Sara!

Scrapping Julie said...

how super cool is that!

Ally said...

So very pretty!!

Cindy said...

That is a really neat technique. The red with gray and black is beautiful.

KellyB said...

Very cool! Love the classic color combo!

Wanda. said...

WOW Sara, this is SO cool. I'm going to have to give this a try.

You did such a beautiful job on it!

Dana said...

Sara this is amazing! I love the deep red on top of the black and white BG. So eye-catching!

Lizzie Jones said...

What an interesting technique! Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us!

Chris said...

this is very pretty!! love the background!!

Susan said...

Wow! That is so beautiful!! I am constantly amazed and inspired with your creativity!!

A_MOMS_LIFE said...

Wow, looks beautiful and looks like you went to a lot of work!