- Use double-sided paper to create a pocket - fold the bottom two edges into the middle and secure with eyelets.
- Brush paint or gesso onto a photo then apply alphabet stickers on top.
- Achieve a distressed look when sewing on accents by missing stitches and leaving loose thread at the ends.
- Instead of putting your child's artwork in a drawer, make it a feature on a page.
- Use a rubber mallet to flatten bottle caps, then paint and attach stickers to them.
- Balance strong colour's by incorporating solid black in your layout.
- Use a square punch to create windows on cardstock then attach transparency and photos to the back.
- Use keywords as a border design and to tie the focal point of your journalling.
- Use clothing labels from your child's no longer worn clothes as embellishments.
- Use paint chips as an alternative to cardstock.
Thursday, 22 May 2008
Ten Top Tips Thursday
Well its Thursday again, so here are the ten top tips for the week.