How to Use Textured Paper and Book Jacket Backgrounds to Give
Your Scrapbook Dimension
Textured paper can add extra dimension to your scrapbooking
page. Textured paper can be used to highlight focus items on your
scrapbook page. Textured paper can also be used as a backgrounds
or border to give your page an interesting fresh look.
Textured paper is available in a variety of textures and
colors and is available in most craft and office supply
For an added personal touch and artist flair use a book jacket
as a background. This scrapbook technique looks especially nice
when the book jacket is the reader's favorite book or author,
adding a wonderful personalized touch.
Be aware, however, that the glossy coating on the book jacket
creates an added challenge to sticking objects to this
background. Alternative attachment methods include sewing and
One good way to add dimension to images is to use double stick
foam tape. Double stick foam tape literally allows items to pop
out at your reader adding realism to items. This technique is
especially useful in children's art and educational
Simply, cut the foam tape into whatever shape and size you
want. Then, attach to shape onto your scrapbook page. Double
stick foam tape is available at most craft stores in various
colors and thicknesses.
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