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Techniques for Bright Color Effects – Paperclipping 197

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Do ever you scrapbook stories about being a teen, or about one of your teen children?

How about summer stories, music concert stories, vacation stories to the beach? Surfing or skating stories?

Any care-free kinds of stories?

These are fun times (and excuses) to use bright color washes for backgrounds, and especially tie-dye backgrounds!

Tie-dye patterns in particular can communicate a lot of things for your scrapbook stories:

  • energy
  • breaking out of the box
  • vibrancy and spreading influence
  • freedom
  • a casual care-free nature
  • the embracing of imperfection

…just to name a few.

Got any stories like this to scrapbook?

Recently I discovered a product I could use on paper to make it pliable so that I could create a tie-dye effect!

I put together a mini-book to document our love for live music and concerts and I used a variety of bright color-wash and color-blending techniques in addition to tie-dye to create the pages. We made a video to show these techniques using Dylusions Color Ink Sprays and Alcohol Inks, plus some other products and supplies.

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In this tutorial you’ll see some of the most fun techniques ever! This video is now available for the Paperclipping Members. If you’re not a member but would enjoy this, along with almost 200 other videos, you might want to look into a Paperclipping Membership!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1106920203 Bec Kilgore

    Hi Noel! I think this has to be my #1 favorite of the whole collection of Paperclipping Videos. I learned some of these techniques a few years ago but had forgotten a lot of the details. I was able to take a class with Tim at a LSS that is now closed. That was probably at least 6 years ago. Now Ranger has even more products to add to the fun. I am looking forward to seeing more technique videos and am anxiously awaiting PRT to come back from summer break. Any hints on the next topic? 

    A happy non-schmoo.

  • http://www.paperclipping.com Noell

    Wow, #1? Awesome! :) so glad to hear that!

  • farmin irfan ahmed

    thank you for your fabulous ideas