For this hop, we used an inspiration photo:
Aren't the bags gorgeous? My card was based off the striped bag on the left--I liked the rainbow stripes and the beach bag look. Here's what I came up with:
I used 5 different dotted papers from Pink Pueblo's Dots Digital Papers and Beach Brushes available at Print Candee.
This is the process I used for the background:
1. Open a new A2 file in Photoshop (although you could do this in Word, too)
2. Open the digital paper and crop a portion of the paper. Here's what the full size paper looked like:
3. Copy the strip onto the A2 file and move as needed.
4. Repeat for each color. Be sure your strips are the same size. Here's what the background looked like:
The card above is one way to use the background, but I made a second card with the same background (enlarged) and a chevron mask:
I love how all the white space, and I thought the Paper Smooches sentiment was perfect!
I'm in Alabama right now for work. Everyone is so polite....someone carried my binders for me and another brought me my lunch...I could get used to this! LOL!
Be sure to check out Marion's blog for her Print Candee project! Have a great day!