September 19, 2016

Making Stripes ...

Hi Everybody,

Do you sometimes struggle to find papers that will match your images?
 Here is an easy way to create that background that will always blend with your design because you can use the same colours that you used to colour the image in the first place.
Let the video show you how I coloured my card for a really pretty finish.

This is a video that was made a long time ago so my apologies for the quality of it.
Both my "Film Crew" and I have made lots of improvements through the years, as we have learned new things.
Hopefully you will enjoy the videos even more.

Even though this is an old video the idea remains the same and can be useful to help you make the cards that you like to create. 

You may be a seasoned card maker and have done this type of thing regularly please  remember that new people visit my blog every day and to them it is something that they may have never seen and would like to try for them selves.

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


  1. You were right, I never saw this technique. It does look really nice.
    Thank you

  2. A great video Christina and the image is fantastic love her large eyes.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Very informative video Christina, a lovely card Thank You.
    Elaine H X

  4. Great idea, will watch the video later.


  5. Looks good- a cute card and easy to follow tutorial xx

  6. What an amazing idea Christina, a beautiful little card in the end...thank you so much...luv Ursula xx

  7. Morning Christina,
    For some reason I managed to miss that video so I'm glad you've highlighted it again. What an easy way to make a great matching background. I feel the need to go and have some fun now to see what I can come up with :)
    Bejay xx

  8. Good Morning Christina :) Woman ~ You are Simply Brilliant! I had not seen this video until now and You just solved my "paper issues". Thank you soooooooo much for sharing! I hope you enjoy a fabulous day! Big Hugs.

  9. Gorgeous card and love the idea too. Thank you for sharing.
    Linda xxx

  10. Hello Christina- This is a great video tutorial! Thank you for sharing this great tip. I had not thought of doing this type of background. It looks great & of course the perfect colors.

  11. Wonderful idea and thanks for the video.

  12. First time I've seen this done. It will be very useful for me...seems like I'm forever trying to find matching colors.

  13. Bless you for posting this. Thanks. Perfect!! ~blessings, Louise

  14. Hi Christina
    Just watched the video and it's a brilliant idea. You make it look so easy but will be giving it a go. Thanks for showing us
    Love & best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

  15. I love this idea!!
    You are mighty cleaver... I'm going to try it.

  16. I enjoyed the video, would not of thought of doing that to make paper to match, and I have been crafting for years. Thank for sharing

  17. Haven't seen this video before. Thank you for sharing this. Will try it soon.


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