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Chipboards 'n Gelatos; Easy and Fancy Chipboard Coverage

Create a Textured Background with Things Around Your Home



Hello, Yvonne here! 

I love to create with found and upcycled stuff. They add interesting textures to your projects. 

Start by gathering found stuff you want to include on your layout. Assemble and adhere them to the base. The pieces don’t have to match but combine elements of different textures for greater interest.    Use a gesso spray to unify the elements. You may need 2 -3 coats.


Create a mist spray with Gelato® Color in Boysenberry and mist over background. 


Add photos, stickers and rub-ons and you are all done.


YvonneYvonne Yam lives in sunny Singapore and has a funky eclectic style. She is big on using found objects on her mixed media projects. She shares her projects on her blog Do More With Less and is the founder and creator of LESSology - a challenge site dedicated to upcycled altered art. 


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Jen Matott

Love this! I'm totally trying this technique on my next layout! Super inspiring girl!

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