Have you been eyeing those luscious textured layers on the projects of your fave artists? Want to know how to create the "illusion" of textures on your card so that it still ships on normal postage? *winks* We've saved the best for last. Let's look at how we can create textured layers on our projects. :)
1. Layering patterned papers.
Designer Ashley Horton creates yummy textures on her tag through a mix of different patterned papers.
For more details on this tag and a complete supply list, please visit Ashley Horton Designs. Psst....she's offering some free nautical printables...
2. Create textures with common household supplies.
Designer Erum Tasneem created the fabulous textures on her card with home-made mixed media supplies.[Read her tip.]
For more details on this card and a complete supply list, please visit VIBGYOR Krafts.
Like the look of textured layers but prefer less lumpy pages? Designer Miae Rowe used gesso, masks and colorants to create a vibrant textured layout that still fits into your page protector.
For more details on this layout and a complete supply list, please visit Making Scrap Up.
Designer Helen Tilbury created her textured masterpiece using 2 pieces of patterned papers,a layer of lace bling, misted muslin, flowers, trinkets and glitter.
For more details on this altered bubble bath bottle and a complete supply list, please visit Scrap Addict.
5.Choose patterned papers that have textured designs.
The glasscloth paper on designer Amy Tsuruta's upcycled coffee sleeve provides faux-texture.
For more details on this altered project and a complete supply list, please visit Tsuruta Designs.
6. Play with fabrics.
Mixing up fabrics can create incredible textures as seen on designer Julie Tucker-Wolek's layout.
For more details on this layout and a complete supply list, please visit The Tucker and Wolek Clan.
7.A combination of different textural materials.
For more details on this card, please visit Do More With Less.
There you have it. 7 glorious ways to create yummy textured layers on your projects. And awesome tips from the designers. Confident to give textured layers a go? We want to see your TEXTURED LAYERS projects. Please link your newly created textured layered projects via Inlinkz [located at the end of the post] by June 30 11.55am EST for your chance to win these fabulous self-adhesive embellishments sponsored by ZVA Creative. Please read rules of play to ensure eligibility for our prizes.
Here is today's sketch. :)
But wait! We are not quite done yet. Play along with all 5 trend challenges for your chance at the grand prize. Will you be one of the contenders? If you've played along with all 5 challenges, please add your name and email address via Inlinkz [located at the end of the post] by June 30 11.55am EST. Please read rules of play to ensure eligibility for our prizes.
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This is your host Yvonne Yam signing off for now. Come back to this blog on July 10 at 12am EST when we showcase an inspiration parade of your challenge creations and announce all our winners! See you on July 1o!
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