How to Create Eye Catching Backgrounds

Sometimes you don't know why you love a canvas and it can be all about the background!

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How to Create Eye Catching Backgrounds
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I began by applying a layer of Shimmer ing Matte Artist Acrylic Paint to a Canvas Panel. Then with stamps chosen from my Viva Las VegaStamps Pound O Rubber, I stamped randomly on the surface.

I began by applying a layer of Shimmer ing Matte Artist Acrylic Paint to a Canvas Panel. Then with stamps chosen from my Viva Las VegaStamps Pound O Rubber, I stamped randomly on the surface.

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Next I applied various texture mediums through The Crafter's Workshop Coffee Splotches  6 x6 template and Today Framed Frags with a palette knife.

Next I applied various texture mediums through The Crafter's Workshop Coffee Splotches 6 x6 template and Today Framed Frags with a palette knife.

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I again randomly stamped my surface with Viva Las Vegastamps Pound O Rubber stamps and Archival Ink, embracing the imperfect stamping due to the texture.

I again randomly stamped my surface with Viva Las Vegastamps Pound O Rubber stamps and Archival Ink, embracing the imperfect stamping due to the texture.

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I applied a layer of Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic onto a piece of Kraft Cardstock then proceeded to stamp leaf images onto the surface, which I in turn I cut out to accent my flower.

I applied a layer of Shimmering Matte Artist Acrylic onto a piece of Kraft Cardstock then proceeded to stamp leaf images onto the surface, which I in turn I cut out to accent my flower.

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Here is a close up of my background

Here is a close up of my background

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I then added Petaloo flowers and stamped verbage to round out my canvas.

I then added Petaloo flowers and stamped verbage to round out my canvas.

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I hope you have enjoyed my "How To" Snapguide.

I hope you have enjoyed my "How To" Snapguide.

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