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Tip: Add a folded paper flower to the stamped image for added dimension.

Color Blocked Background
By Sally Traidman

Use acrylic blocks to create a gorgeous color blocked background!

Featured Product:
CL431 Watercolor Petals

Hero Materials:
CH205 Blush Print Art Flowers
CL082 Small Block Trio
AF150 Ruby Ink Pad
AF159 Tim Holtz: Weathered Wood Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF162 Tim Holtz: Scattered Straw Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF166 Dye ink Lavender
AF187 Tim Holtz Milled Lavender Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF197 Spun Sugar Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF199 Tumbled Glass Distress Dye Ink Pad *
PS553 Carnation Folded Cards *
PS595 Grenadine Layering Paper *
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Shimmer spritz (Tsukineko), crepe ribbon, clip

  1. To create background, ink up a small acrylic block, lightly mist with water and stamp onto white layering paper. Repeat this process using various ink colors in a random, haphazard way to create a color blocked look.
  2. Once the background has dried, stamp flower images on top of the color blocked background. Stamp message in black ink above flowers.
  3. Mat image panel and embellish with a clip and crepe ribbon, and then attach the image panel to a folded note card base.
  4. Fold a Blush Print Flower in half and adhere to stamped flower for a final bit of embellishing.

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