New Crusade over at GPP Streat Team. Of course I will participate in that 🙂
Have a look at some tricks I use.
I have a Spellbinder’s wizard and use it to texture found papers (like in brochures, give-away postcards, old magazines etc.)
Here are some examples of what I use for texturing:
- Ikea shelf liner (see example of artwork here – the heart in the bottlecap)
- All kinds of flat objects or charms
- Texture plates
I usually buy cheap textile flowers (no matter what color they are), disassemble them and paint them with thinned acrylics. Works well and is much cheaper than buying scrapbook supply flowers 🙂 (example of artwork here and here)
Or I use fun foam for die cutting (see example here).
I also use the found papers to cut die cuts and assemble them in interesting ways like so).
Or I use dried flowers (like in this piece)
I like to use German scrap (relatively cheap) and colored nailheads and rhinestones.
I make my own paste papers or painted papers, scan them and change the colors in photoshop for variation, like in this digital layout.
I cut shapes from photos or other nice papers like here.