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Thursday, 3 July 2008

Ten Top Tips Thursday

The Top Ten Tips this week was sent in by Joanne Summers of Rockhampton QLD.
  1. Use vertical and horizontal lines to draw attention to the main photo on your layout.
  2. Moisten and curl back torn edges of double sided patterned paper to reveal the design underneath.
  3. Apply metallic rub-ons to rolled cardstock borders and photo mates to add interest.
  4. Attach a photo to your page with hinges to open up and reveal your journalling.
  5. Use letter stickers as a template to create your own lettering out of patterned paper.
  6. When scrapbooking with black and white photos, use bold paper colours to really make your photos stand out.
  7. When creating a distressed look on layouts, don't just sandpaper paper, you can sandpaper, photos, stickers, chipboard and other embellishments to create the distressed look.
  8. Stitch around alphabet stickers to give them definition.
  9. When using papers with bold patterns and colour's, use plain papers to balance the page.
  10. For double page layouts, spread the title across both pages to unify them.

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