How to Provide Pretty Texture to Your Layouts

If you know anything about me as a crafter, you know how much I love the use of texture in my art. This layout features some yummy chunkiness... Hope you are inspired.

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How to Provide Pretty Texture to Your Layouts
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I wanted to add texture to my chipboard pieces and Stone Effects is perfect for this. Dab it on and allow to dry and watch the beautiful texture appear.

I wanted to add texture to my chipboard pieces and Stone Effects is perfect for this. Dab it on and allow to dry and watch the beautiful texture appear.

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For interest to my gray cardstock I used Bubbles stencil and dabbed Versamark here and there, then applied UTEE and heat set for some watery bubbles on the background.

For interest to my gray cardstock I used Bubbles stencil and dabbed Versamark here and there, then applied UTEE and heat set for some watery bubbles on the background.

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Minx Shimmery Inks are gorgeous and Midnight is one of my favorites. Allow to drip on the page.

Minx Shimmery Inks are gorgeous and Midnight is one of my favorites. Allow to drip on the page.

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For my chipboard title I applied 3 coats of UTEE which provides a gorgeous shine.

For my chipboard title I applied 3 coats of UTEE which provides a gorgeous shine.

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To allow my photos to be lifted from the layout I always apply some pieces of cardboard to the back. This gives you room for adding layers of papers, tags, laces etc beneath your photos.

To allow my photos to be lifted from the layout I always apply some pieces of cardboard to the back. This gives you room for adding layers of papers, tags, laces etc beneath your photos.

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For my fiber paper I applied some beautiful Colorations spray in Ink Spot.

For my fiber paper I applied some beautiful Colorations spray in Ink Spot.

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The surfboards were painted with Sorbet - Reef & Kona with Stone Effects on the edge. Embellies were add including some seed beads for just a little more texture.

The surfboards were painted with Sorbet - Reef & Kona with Stone Effects on the edge. Embellies were add including some seed beads for just a little more texture.

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And it's as simple as that. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and were given different ideas and ways to use your Art Anthology products on your layouts. Have fun creating !!!

And it's as simple as that. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and were given different ideas and ways to use your Art Anthology products on your layouts. Have fun creating !!!

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