I recently saw a card on this blog - Expressions of a Craftaholic - and wanted to try to make that background. I pulled out a box of scraps and cut some pieces into 1/2" strips. The scraps weren't all the same length, so some are
1 1/2" long and others are shorter. I ran a 4" x 5 1/4" piece of cardstock through the Xyron and proceded to stick the strips onto adhesive. In the future, I will draw a straight diagonal line onto the base card before running it through the cardstock. This is my first attempt:
I made a straight line on this base card as a guide in getting my strips straighter.