No Patterned Paper, No Problem!

Hey everyone, Suzanne here to share with you a layout that features absolutely no patterned paper! Why yes, it can be done! I created this super simple layout using only cardstock die-cuts and yummy Art Anthology paints!

The background is very easy to achieve. I began by applying Black Leather Jacket Sorbet to the background with a palette knife.

Next, without rhyme or reason, I spread the paint across the page with a brayer; let the background dry and that’s it! The glitter in the paint makes for a perfect backdrop for the stars.

I die-cut several stars using heavy-weight cardstock. Some of the stars I colored simply by misting with Colorations Spray. I painted several of the stars using Sorbet and Velvet paints; for the Velvet painted stars, I added Clear Coat in Dazzle and Splashed. I also stenciled a couple of the stars using the Morse Code Stencil. After all pieces are dried, I assembled the layout! Here are some close-ups!

Although the page has no patterned paper, the AA Paints help bring this layout to life with tons of sparkle!!

Art Anthology Supplies:
Sorbet Paints “Mermaid, Black Leather Jacket”
Clear Coats “Dazzle, Splashed”
Velvet “Beyond the Reef, Fiji”
Colorations “Siesta Key”

Other Supplies:
heavy weight cardstock

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope that I have inspired you to get into your crafty space and get some paint on your hands!  If you need more inspiration, make sure you are following us on Pinterest and don’t forget to join our Facebook group Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

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