Create Beautiful Backgrounds with Designer Paper

Hi everyone,

Do you play with your patterned paper on your cards? One of my favorite ways to create a beautiful background on my cards is with patterned paper! Today I’m going to show you how to select a winning combination of colors to create beautiful backgrounds for your cards!

The 1st step is to grab a favorite set of coordinated designer paper. I’m working with Maker Forte’s Mixed Media Paper Pack designed by Alex Syberia. It’s a gorgeous line of designer paper with coordinated colors and mixed media shapes that play nicely together.

The 2nd step is to choose 3 patterns that work well together. I have a video below with tips on how to choose a great combination for your card!

https://youtu.be/RLdMIdn4BPM

The 3rd step is to strategize your layout! Think about using die cuts to help with layout, placement of your designer paper, and placement of sentiments.

The 4th step is to put it all together! I have created 3 cards using the Maker Forte patterned paper in various ways.

The 3rd step is to strategize your layout! Think about using die cuts to help with layout, placement of your designer paper, and placement of sentiments.

The 4th step is to put it all together! I have created 3 cards using the Maker Forte patterned paper in various ways.

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I hope that you feel inspired to grab your favorite patterned paper and make some cards! To shop Maker Forte’s GORGEOUS line of patterned paper, click on my affiliate link here. To visit the Maker Forte blog for inspiration from the Design Team, click here.