Monday, May 6, 2013

Club CK NSD Challenge - Create a custom background

and for

 About A Girl - May 1st Challenge  

 Club CK May Color Challenge  (red, black and white)

May 2013 Sketchy Challenge, Canadian Scrapbooker - Sketch by Susan Sykes

Background is made out of paints with gesso.
Please click here for more details. Thanks

  • cardstock - DWCV
  • doily - Dollar Shop
  • patterned paper - American Crafts
  • crochet flower - made by Connie
  • flower small red and white big - Michaels
  • butterfly - Heidi Swapp , RAK from Hope, just painted it black
  • paint - Acrylic paint Dabber , Ranger
  • punch border - Fiskar
  • vellum - Recollection
  • font - Papyrus
  • burlap - Michaels


  1. so pretty! Love your background work here. Great contrast to the black and white photo. Thanks for playing along at AAG!

  2. Beautifully done! Thanks for joining us @AAG.

  3. The gesso gives your layout an almost patina look...very lovely. The photos are just precious! Thanks for participating at About A Girl!

  4. Awesome technique. Sweet page. Thanks for joining us at AAG.

  5. Gorgeous layout! Thanks for playing along with us at AAG!

  6. Love the colors you used and the backgound is amazing!
    Thanks for playing along with us at About A Girl.

  7. Beautiful page, love what you did with the flower. thanks for joining us at AAG!

  8. Fantastic background work! Love the colors and details! Thanks for joining us at AAG!

  9. Background looks awesome! I like the mix of B&W and coloured photos. Thanks for joining us at AAG!

  10. Gorgeous page! Love it. Thanks for playing at AAG!

  11. Very nice layout that flower is lovely.


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