Thursday, June 25, 2009

Faux mulberry paper

After seeing a card on Faith's blog here I decided to try this idea, you use acrylic paints and "cheap" toilet paper, you just choose 3 to 4 coordinating colors and wear rubber gloves, just wad up toilet paper and dip it into a color and smoosh it on the paper, kind of like alcohol ink backgrounds but the paper will stick to the paints and you get a 3-D effect. I really didn't like the paper when got done, they were too bright for me, but they make very cute backgrounds when they are mounted and a small part of them show. We had a fun time doing this and make sure you cover your work area with a garbage bag or something so you don't get paint all over everything. Thanks Faith it was fun!!! The stamp is from Sarah Kay