[Tutorial] Patchwork Layout


Hello, G45ers!

  Are you looking to add some texture and mixed media effects to your scrapbook pages or cards?  We have just the tutorial for you, a Patchwork Scrapbook Layout featuring stencils and a fun embossing technique.  This whimsical project has been created with our Dreamland paper collection by the fabulously talented Vera Shelemekh.  So grab some papers and play along with us! 


Patchwork Dreamland Layout

By Vera Shelemekh


“Hello Graphic45 fans!

It’s time for experiments. Let’s play with shapes and make a patchwork background for a card or a layout. I’ll be playing with rhombus but you may choose another shape.


Please, watch my video tutorial with an idea of patchwork background. It’s really easy and fun.


Video Tutorial:

[Tutorial] Patchwork Layout by Vera Shelemekh for Graphic 45










Tips and Tricks:

  • Cut the shapes with a punch, a die cut machine, with a plotter or by hand.

  • There are so many shapes to play with: rhombus, hexagon, circle, star, snowflake etc.

  • Fill in the whole background or just part of it and cut off the sticking parts when the project is ready.” ~Vera 


Graphic45 Supply List:

Dreamland 8x8 Pad

Dreamland 12x12 Collection Pack

Dreamland 12x12 Patterns & Solids

Dreamland Stickers

Dreamland Die-cut Assortment (New!)




Other supplies:

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Acrylic paint
  • Sequins
  • Stencil
  • Embossing pad and powder
  • Heating tool



Happy Papercrafting!  



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