Well, not just backgrounds ofcourse. I chose some of my favorite colors and tried others to see how they work together. I made thin strips...
tips distress ink, markers en crayons
Cards by Maaike: Distress inks recipes for blended backgrounds
Tattered Rose, Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry and Seedless Preserves
Bunches of hand carved rubber stamps with lots of texture. Great idea for symbols.
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How to strip & prepare Nettle fibres for cordage making
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Video by Kristina doing an Embossed Window card for Simon Says stamp Summer School Series. June 2013
Simon Says Stamp Videos
Sewing 101: little trick for buttonholes – House of Pinheiro
Awesome Cake Decorating Ideas