How to create a simple, flexible background.
This is a simple background that uses a repeating circular motif.
Use a brayer and Distress inks to create simple stripes and plaids.
Use dollar store placemats to create papers with interesting textures.
This simple technique creates an effect that looks like a bandana print.
A quick video on sponge painting on bottles.
Use Distress Inks to create beautifully toned background papers.
Put all those fake credit cards and used up gift cards to use as paint applicators.
Everything you ever wanted to know about making things rust.
Paint, paper, smoosh—instant backgrounds!
Use alcohol inks on metal to create an interesting effect.
My super-simple method of making these popular papers.
Another simple way to make your own background papers from paint, gift tissue and chalks.
Tone and age your papers using glazes.
Make your own background papers from paint and gift wrap tissue.
Use up your old nail polish making new background papers.
Here’s an all-over texture that just about anyone can master.
This basic brushing technique will give your backgrounds a linear texture.