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Aug 21, 2010

Tutorial Time with Anne - How to make your own backing paper.

Tea or coffee? I take both please...
How to make your own backing paper.
What you need: A tea bag, coffee powder, hot water and a piece of Aquarelle paper (200 gr), a tag etc. (I use the tray from my oven to avoid any mess with the water.)

Step 1: Wrinkle the paper pieces.

Step 2: Sleek out the paper.

Step 3: Make a cup of tea, not too hot.

Step 4: Apply tea on the paper pieces, using the tea bag.

Step 5: Add some coffee powder on that part of the paper you want darker spots.

Step 6: Allow it to dry. If you don't have time to wait you can use a hot gun. You have to blow on both sides, and to avoid fire don't have it too close to the paper.

I have made this card using the Aquarelle paper from this tutorial. The stamp is "Apple Hannah".
The saying is "Happy Birthday" in Norwegian.

I hope you liked the tutorial.
Have a wonderful Saturday, and have fun!
Hugs from Anne


Beccy said...

Such a great way to make paper thanks for the tip- love the finished creation.

Beccy x

Dawnll said...

Great tutorial to share and such a cutie image. Love the Norwegian saying since I am Norwegian

Mary Lou said...

Anne this is AWESOME~~I just love creating with things around my home!!
Blessings of thanks--Great Job!!

cheryl said...

oh hun this is one great tutorial hope I can come up with one just as brill,hugs cheryl xxx

Beautiful Greetings said...

Wonderful tutorial Anne. This made such a fun background. Perfect for a vintage card. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Anne, very original girl! what a wonderful way to die paper. Thanks for sharing this great idea!

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