How to Enhance Your Layouts With Art Anthology Paints

You can add that little extra to your layouts using Art Anthology paints with stamps.

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How to Enhance Your Layouts With Art Anthology Paints
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I first coated the paper with clear gesso, this provides a primer for my paper and it's clear so it doesn't cover up the pretty splatters that were already on the paper. Allow to dry.

I first coated the paper with clear gesso, this provides a primer for my paper and it's clear so it doesn't cover up the pretty splatters that were already on the paper. Allow to dry.

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Rip a section out of your paper.

Rip a section out of your paper.

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Make little holes to provide a template for adding your eyelets for lacing.

Make little holes to provide a template for adding your eyelets for lacing.

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Set your eyelets.

Set your eyelets.

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Using your paints with a stamp is easy. Smear a portion on your craftmat and stamp your image randomly. Make sure you clean your stamp thoroughly after stamping.

Using your paints with a stamp is easy. Smear a portion on your craftmat and stamp your image randomly. Make sure you clean your stamp thoroughly after stamping.

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Here's a photo with the stamps and eyelets in place.

Here's a photo with the stamps and eyelets in place.

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Using a distress tool or your scissors, distress the edges of your paper.

Using a distress tool or your scissors, distress the edges of your paper.

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Let's added some warm colors to your layout. Using Sandcastle Colorations Spray provides just that !

Let's added some warm colors to your layout. Using Sandcastle Colorations Spray provides just that !

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Now for lacing... start like lacing a shoe and twist once and then skip an eyelet and go in the next one. Then come back up  and lace in the eyelet above and repeat the steps above.

Now for lacing... start like lacing a shoe and twist once and then skip an eyelet and go in the next one. Then come back up and lace in the eyelet above and repeat the steps above.

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I wanted to sparkle up my burlap flowers so I used Fairy Dust in Gilded Gold and Ice and then dabbed on Metal Effects in Gold on the flower centers.

I wanted to sparkle up my burlap flowers so I used Fairy Dust in Gilded Gold and Ice and then dabbed on Metal Effects in Gold on the flower centers.

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These little frames were white and I painted them with Sorbet Kenyan Copper and Chocolate then once dry I brushed on Mica's to give it that gilded look.

These little frames were white and I painted them with Sorbet Kenyan Copper and Chocolate then once dry I brushed on Mica's to give it that gilded look.

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Seed beads were added for more interest. I used 3D Gloss Gel to adhere them but any good adhesive will do.

Seed beads were added for more interest. I used 3D Gloss Gel to adhere them but any good adhesive will do.

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I left the wood piece above my photo natural and applied to layout using adhesive. Add all your frames and flowers.

I left the wood piece above my photo natural and applied to layout using adhesive. Add all your frames and flowers.

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Here is a closeup of the lacing. Adds a fun look to your layout.

Here is a closeup of the lacing. Adds a fun look to your layout.

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And there you have it.... I hope this has inspired you to use your paints with stamps... They add that pretty sparkle your looking for to enhance your projects. Have fun !

And there you have it.... I hope this has inspired you to use your paints with stamps... They add that pretty sparkle your looking for to enhance your projects. Have fun !

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For more inspiration check out our blog @ artanthologyinc.com/blog/ and our store @ www.artanthology.net/

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