Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Bubble Wrap Background Technique with By the Tide and a How To Video



The Bubble Wrap Background is an easy technique to learn and it just goes so great with a stamp set like By the Tide. This is the card using that technique that my club members did this past week. And how do you like those sand dollars made from our Dazzling Diamond Glimmer Paper? All left overs from a swap card that I made for Insprie/Create/Share 2014! The cut out center is from the new framelit set called Flower Fair.


Here is a look at the inside panel. Another new item that I used on this card that I've been really impressed with is our new 12x12 Kraft paper. It looks great as you can see and it's also a bit sturdier than our regular card stock which will be nice if you want to create boxes or other 3-D items with it. Enjoy the video and thank so much for stopping by!




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5 comments:

quirks59m said...

Kay - Thanks for sharing your creativity! I just happened to have a bubble wrap envelope in the trash next to my desk. Cut it open and "Viola" - love the look!

June Ferguson said...

Well Kay, here I am again to say that you have created another card that I just LOVE! I am blown away by your creativity....a glittery sand dollar? Perfection!! How I would love to stamp the day away with you! Where do you come up with all your wonderful designs?
Thanks so much for sharing your projects with us. You do such a wonderful job on your videos too!
June in KS

Kay Kalthoff said...

quirks59m - soooo excited that "just like that" you had a bubblewrap background! whooo! Thanks for sharing that with me! Made me smile!

And June, thank YOU!! How awesome of you to take that time to leave a comment that just makes my day! Happy, happy, happy!! Hugs!

Jen said...

What a sweet and fun card showing multiple techniques! I loved how you stamped the coral for the inside panel, using the card as your "scratch" paper - since it was going to be covered by the panel anyway! genius! :)

I always love your designs and layouts. simple and quick but so much to them. A question I have is that I noticed that whenever you add the inside panel you only adhere the top of it instead of all the way around. Why is that?

Thanks for all you share!

Jenny W

Kay Kalthoff said...

Hi Jen -
Thank you for taking the time to comment! So appreciated! Actually, the only reason I stamped in the inside panel is because I had misplaced my scrap paper and I didn't want to turn off the video to find it! lol! But yes, if didn't matter in that particular case since the white panel covered it up.
The reason I only apply adhesive along the top of the inside panel is that it makes for a nice look . . . a more easy, flowing and elegant look. Plus, it's really all you need to hold it in place so along with being more elegant . . . it's more economical, too!
Have a great day!!