Thursday, May 7, 2009

Cardboard Tutorial and other ramblings

Here is your tutorial this week... It's on how to create the torn cardboard backgrounds that I use on my layouts. More recycling!!! It's easy and gives lots of texture to your page.

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Okay, other news... ScrapMojo #34 is up!! It's all about Cinco de Mayo and PARTYING!!! I really want to go to Margaritaville someday in Key West and PARTY with yummy frozen drinks, beach clothes and weather and of course, Jimmy Buffett! That's my dream...
Here's my layout for inspiration:









18 comments:

Katherine said...

What a great technique - hooray for recycling! And why oh why have I never tried Glimmer Mist??? It looks awesome!

Gine said...

Awesome tutorial...Your pages as beautiful !!!

=)

Nicole H said...

Jen great tutorial!!!! I'm recycling all my cardboard!!!! Very informative!!!! Nic

Kaytee said...

Thanks so much for this tutorial Jen!!! Very informative! And you are so cute!!!

MaRLeNeF said...

Great tutorial! Love your margarita LO and those tissue paper flowers :) great job!!! xxx Marlene

Jen said...

Thank you for the water tip! I never thought of it before. I will have to give it a try.

Missy said...

Awesome! I love card board! I never thought to use it as my background! I am going to try this next!
(P.S. I am a huge fan of your work!)
Missy

Aeify said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial...I have started saving my cardboard!!

Karen D. said...

Wonderful tutorial Jen!! Thanks so much for sharing with us! I LOVE your May Bad Girls LO's SO much!! Hope you don't mind, but I think I'm gonna' have to scraplift them ALL!! LOL!!

KweenScrapper69 said...

oh that rawkz!!! :D
oh, hey!
my verification word is DUNCE!
LMAO!!!

*Chelle* said...

Great vid tut! Your tissue flowers are awesome! Love the texture and oomph!

Jill said...

Thanks for this tut! I have been wanting to try but fearful of ruining stuff!

Adva said...

Thanks for the video tut - very informative!

I love the look of cardboard in layouts :)

Tontodollydog said...

Love this tutorial - going to give this a go. I knew I was saving pizza boxes for some reason. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Love Amanda xxx

Jenneke said...

GREAT tutorial!! Love to work with cardboard!!!

artycrafty said...

wonderful tutorial thank you. Cardboard is so versitle! I too use cardboard boxes that has been posted to me with goodies inside. ;)

Debbie (aka - Godzoned or ArtyCrafty)

tonyap92 said...

great! thanks so much for sharing! i will be trying this very soon.

Tonya

Christine said...

awesome tutorial, Jen! thanks so much for sharing!