Friday, September 14, 2012

A Beach Day page and Layered background tutorial

Hello there!! Today I'm going to show you with more details one of my pages  'A Beach Day '  with the ScrapThat! September kit-Victorian Dream and I will show you a tutorial about how I made the layered background of my page.  I worked with the Graphic 45-Ladies Diary collection that comes in the September kit , it's a Gorgeous kit, I love it!!! You can find this kit...HERE
I don't go to the beach much because I can't take sunbath is bad for my health condition and the temperature is very hot here but I found this photo in my memory box, it isn't the best pic, the sun was in front of us and we can barely open our eyes but is a lovely memory for me, we had a great day.

More details...

Zva and Prima flowers (Flower add-on)

Prima- Crystals (Embellishment add-on)

Layered Background Tutorial...

1-Your background paper
2-Some strips 1 1/2" inches by 12"inches in different papers pattern
3-Distressing Tool
4-A Border puncher

Punch some strips in carstock.

Distress all the strips for one side
It should look like this...

Now distressing ink in each strips...

Now go and start gluing the strips from bottom to top...

It should look like this...

Once you have glued all the strips then cut the excess of paper in both sides of the page.  I added some 3-d dots to create dimension.

And this is the can add corrugated or a zipper between the strips to add more texture.
Thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments that always made me smile :)!!!
Take care!!

With Love,


  1. Hi Marilyn

    Amei a página... as cores são lindas. Adorei o background em camadas!


  2. Obrigada pelo tutorial!! Vou aproveitar em um layout para mim!! Muito obrigada mesmo!!! Ficou perfeita sua página! Parabéns!!

  3. Great tutorial! I can't wait to try it out.

  4. Beautiful layout, Marilyn~ Such beautiful your tutorial too!

  5. This is absolutely beautiful, the colours & your stunning clusters!
    Fantastic tutorial too...I must give this a try some time! :)

  6. Sigue dando tutorial a ver si logro alguna pagina tan hermosas como las tuyas... me encantó

  7. Wow wow wow wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!! This is STUNNING!!! I loveeeeeeee all the strips, the zipper and loveeeeeeeeeee those shells!!! So BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

  8. such a beautiful page , love the layers so effective, have a great weekend :)

  9. Gracias por mostrarnos uno de tus secretos. Hermosa página con hermosos detalles como siempre.

  10. My dear cousin as always you did an amazing creations... Thanks for always share fantastic ideas.
    Hugs, Sony

  11. Awesome tutorial and a beautiful page Marilyn!!

  12. Wow! Love this! The layers and distressing looks fabulous! Great pic too...just look at pretty!

  13. Super tutorial!! Me encanto! Gracias por compartir!

  14. Marilyn I loved it!
    great tutorial and I will do it!

  15. beautifully done Marilyn... I love it!!! thanks for the tutorial.. Hugs...xoxo

  16. Muy linda tu página, excelente tutorial, esas capas le dan mucha dimensión a la página.
    Gracias por compartir.

  17. Wow, what stunning results!! I'm going to have to try this technique out!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  18. Great tutorial! Very cool background!! Love how it turned out...


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