Friday, September 24, 2010


I used CTMH Septembers stamp of the month Thriller on White Dasiy with CTMH new color Sunset.

To get the two different colors for dracula I first inked it all in sunset then I used a sponge dauber just to apply the black ink.

I drew a grid in pencil, my image was two and a half inches wide so I drew my line every 1.25 inches and the horizontal lines are exact hafth of my image. The first image was started at the edge and the next row started at the 1.25 line. After stamping this image I then used another image to fill in the white space.

When finished I ereased the lines using a white eraser it will not leave marks. Make sure your ink is dry before doing this. Make sure when doing a design like this you pay close attention to deatail. My third and forth lines are lined up the same way instead of off center for the fourth. This did not make a difference since I cut the paper in half.

Here I sponged on some black ink.


  1. Love how you created your pattern paper!!! Great tip!

  2. Love you patterned paper. Great job and so is the layout.

  3. Wow, perfectly patterned paper! Frankenstein is too awesome, great costume!

  4. I love it when someone makes their own paper. Nice layout.

  5. This is terrific! Thanks for the step-by-step instructions on how you created your background's AWESOME!

  6. Oh Carrie...I LOVE how you created this background paper...and what an adorable layout!!!! I also wanted to THANK YOU so much for your very sweet comment on my blog!!!!!!