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Sat 20

Pan Pastel Backgrounds
by Laura Fulcher


Greetings friends.  Today I want to talk about creating a simple background with PanPastel chalks to really highlight your diecuts.  For my card today, I started with a white cardstock and masked off an area for my sky using large post it notes.  I sponged the area above the post it with Turquoise and Ultramarine chalk.  When I removed the mask, I was left with this:


Next, I reversed my post it and colored the bottom of the card with Chrom Oxide Green and Phthalo Green chalks:


When I removed the Post It, you can see that my chalks didn't quite meet each other in the middle:


I spent a little time buffing my edges with a sponge until the transition was smoother.  To finish the card, I added my daisy silhouettes, a rhinestone for the flower centers, a little washi tape and my sentiment:


I hope everyone has a great weekend!






I have never used my Pan Pastels, so thanks for the idea! Your card is beautiful!

Beautiful, simple design.

Great card, Laura. Love that daisy die. Thanks so much for the tutorial!

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