Monday, 5 March 2018


Hi, welcome to my 'happy place'....

This is another background using the PVA glue, not everyone's cup of tea but I really like it and, I think, an ideal male card, even as a female card with a couple of adaptions!

I made several of the backgrounds, using different colours of glue, one of which is a glitter

It's a 6" square card and I left a border down each side

Three dies were used on the white card to create the horizontal border and, as you'll see on the photo below I did use 5 of the 'candi' pieces, didn't like how it looked when I photographed it so I removed one from each end

The sentiment was stamped onto white cardstock then die cut.  I used double foam mount so that the sentiment would stand proud of the border

Sorry about the glare! 
Candi in Sahara

  • Cosmic Shimmer PVA Glue ~ CE
  • Classic Postage Stamp Die Set ~ Spellbinders
  • Sweet Wishes Stamp Set ~ CE
  • Vintage Photo/Distress Oxide Ink ~ Ranger
  • Candi/Sahara ~ Craftwork Cards


  1. Very different but very effective, xxx

  2. As Wendy says very different but works well. Haven’t tried this background. Will put on my ‘to do’ list.

  3. I love these backgrounds June - thank you for showing how to make a relatively simple but effective card.

  4. Very affective if placed with the right embellishments, which has been proved with these three cards, so modern


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