There's something really satisfying about making different backgrounds for your projects. There's a quick and easy background that you can make as easy, or funky as you'd like!
Simply draw squares in your journal (I used the small Dylusions journal block as I like the wavy lines). It should look like this - don't worry if, like me, you need to go over a few lines!one.
water brush with Black Marble Dylusions Ink. Colour in the background on one square and the shapes on the next, making a chequerboard effect. It's very therapeutic!
misting the page until the ink started to run.
To finish this off I used the new Darcy stamps for PaperArtsy. I added a few gold lines and white painty circles for added interest.