Create This Unique Repeating Background Pattern with Wrapped Christmas Stampset

Ever wondered how to get a repeating background pattern to go on straight? Today I want to show you a trick on how you can achieve this diagonal design that I have created with this super cute Christmas Card.

 repeating background pattern

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Video Tutorial

Card Details

You are going to need a stamp positioner tool, like the Misti, and a piece of grid paper to create this repeating background pattern.

I like to take the background paper and place it down on the stamp positioner platform on a diagonal to the grid paper. Make sure you have the paper secured to the grid paper with a piece of tape or a magnet. I used 2 mini glue dots.

Then, I lined up the stripe stamp along the far end of the card, lining it up to the grid paper. Stamp the image onto your background piece of paper.

Then clean the stamp and move it over 2 squares on the grid paper. Repeat this process until you have the entire background complete.

Once you are completed, then you will have a beautifully straight repeating background pattern!

Not shown in the video, but I also used Copic markers to color in the Poinsetta. For the flower I used colors, RV29, R27, R32, Y26, Y15. And for the leaves I used G19, G05, YG13.

Then, I used some rectangle stitched dies to die cut the background and the mat. Stamped the Peace on Earth sentiment and put some double-sided foam adhesives under it to give it some dimension. And lastly, I blinged it up with some Glossy Black Jewels from Pretty Pink Posh.

Finished Project

Create This Unique Repeating Background  Pattern with Wrapped Christmas Stampset
Create This Unique Repeating Background  Pattern with Wrapped Christmas Stampset
Create This Unique Repeating Background  Pattern with Wrapped Christmas Stampset

Supplies

About the designer

Brandi Mahon is the creative owner and card maker for StampMeSomeLove.com. She teaches card makers how to create beautiful cards one card at a time. If you would like to see some of her other free tutorials, fill free to drop by here.

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