Welcome to our June
CTMH Technique Blog Hop!!!
This month there are 1o CTMH Consultants highlighting the "Call for Back-Up" technique that is featured on page 80 of our Annual Inspirations Idea Book! This technique is all about creating a colorful and fun background using the negative space from punches or your cricut cartridges. Negative space refers to the paper that is left - not the actual cut-outs. This technique is simple yet adds so much to a layout or card or whatever you are creating.
If you are here from Haley's blog, then you are on the right track.
For my creation this month, I created 2 cards using the negative space from my CTMH cricut cartridge, Art Philosophy. Here is the negative space along with the banners and circles that I will save for another project!
I used the chocolate cardstock to create the pennant look and then backed each one with a strip of Jackson B&T for a birthday card for my son. I always have a hard time making masculine cards, but this made creating one very easy!!!
And then I used the circle negative space that I cut from the Chalk It Up B&T and used it with the chalkboard B&T from the same paper pack, added buttons inside each of the circles and voila - here it is:
Before you head off to Belinda's Blog to see another fabulous Call for Backup, leave me some love with a comment!
Check out my website to order all the supplies you need (along with a current stamp set) to make your own Call for Backup creation!!!! Join the Summer Fun July Online Gathering to receive a free goodie from me!!!! And while you are there, make sure you pick up the Ice Cream Dream, June Stamp of the Month Set.