Thursday, April 8, 2010

Tuesday Tutorial on Thursday: Creating Digital Backgrounds

Hello Blog World!  I apologize for the late post today, this pollen has my head spinning!  Our Tuesday Tutorial got pushed to today because of the new releases this week.  You willnot be disappointed.... it is fabulous!  Our very own Doodlelicious Diva, Donna Espiritu, created this especially for us! 
Thank you so much Donna!

1. Open editing software.
2. open a 5x5 new document.
3. Open the digital image you want to use on the background.
On my example, I used one of the Baby sentiments.
 4. Erase the rest of the image except the part you only want to use.
5. You can color the image digitally or leave it as is and color it later with your own markers.
6. Arrange it any way you like. On my example, I resized it in various sizes and scattered them around.
 7. (Optional) You can also have a colored background. Just add new layer (so you won't cover the star/heart image), choose the color you want and use paint bucket to fill in color on the new layer.
7. Print, cut and use on your card.
 8. Then use it on your card...
I highlighted the little hearts with glitter pen.
and a boy version

Be sure to visit us tomorrow for our Featured Set(s) Friday--- they'll be on sale for the day and you won't want to miss that discount code!


Unknown said...

O thanks, this looks fantastic, I never tried anything of this sort!!! Hugs xxx

melissa said...

great tutorial thanks

Nancy said...

Thank you soooo much for sharing:O) I have wanted to make this for a loooong time, but haven't figured it out:OI Thank you!!!
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Dragonlady said...

Hi there

You make it sound so simple - off to have a go, thanks for this.

Hugs Ali x

Jenn Borjeson said...

Cool! thanks for sharing!

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [08 Apr 02:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

~*Joni said...

Donna is AWESOME! I love her step by step tut - she makes it look so easy with her talented self. ;) Thanks for the new obsession, now I'll really run out of printer ink! lol!

Mrs. Mills said...

This tutorial rocks!!!! Thank you sooo much for sharing! :)

janis said...

great cards donna!! hope i can do these too!!!! thanks so much for the inspiration!!!!!

cabbie lopez said...

thanks for sharing your expertise!!! . i am starting to play with digital stamps and its so addicting. of course, i work with freebies! lol.