Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Creating a Masterboard

Today I'm sharing a card that utilizes a copy of a Master Board.  I discovered the concept of "creating a Master Board" in one of the Stampington and Company publications, Take Ten.  Basically you create your own patterned paper, scan it, and then print sheets out to use in your artwork.  For this Master Board I used this lemon image from "Pucker Up" by Mark's Finest Papers.  Honestly  as much as I like this background, there is no way I would ever sit down and individually create / color it.  It would take forever.  But now that I"ve scanned it, I can print out my own lemon patterned paper anytime I want!

Check out a tutorial HERE
I hope you are inspired to create your own Master Board to use as background patterned paper as well!
Thanks for stopping by!


Project Details
Stamps : "Pucker Up" Mark's Finest Papers
Embossing Folder : Swiss Dots Cuttlebug
Border Punch : EK Success
Clear glitter glue on flowers
Copic Markers:
Yellows - Y0000, Y11, Y26
Greens -  G20, YG03, YG17
Brown : E57
Grey : N0 (flower petal shadow)
Sketch - CPS

Stamp, Scrap, and Doodle - Die cuts or punches


Maggie Schoener said...

What a fabulous idea, and this is so cute. Love the sentiment.

Betty Benton said...

I was sitting here thinking "What a fabulous idea!" but Maggie beat me to it! Still, it's an absolutely wonderful idea and thanks for sharing it with us!

kiwimeskreations said...

Fabulous card and I am heading to the tutorial now - thanks.

Jennie said...

Hey there Melisa! Beautiful card and love the coloring you did on the lemons....Great job on the CPS sketch and thanks for playing along my friend :)

Just A Pac Rat said...

Very cute card, love the colors you used. Thanks for joining us this week at SSDS. Good luck in winning!

Just A Pac Rat

Laura Kirste Campbell said...

Oh, this is gorgeous paper you made! I've always love lemon and orange images!

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