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In today’s video tutorial, collage artist Carrie Burns Brown demonstrates several ingenious techniques (which I believe she developed herself) for creating beautiful textured paper.

Surprisingly, the materials required are cheap and easy to find—in fact, you may already have them on hand. So go ahead and grab some tissue paper, string, and coffee grounds, and take a look at this video to see how they all fit together:

NOTE: I would also recommend Carrie’s full-length DVD tutorial at Creative Catalyst.

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In today's short video tutorial, Gloria Page demonstrates how easy it is to create a simple "mask" for your stamping projects, whether you're working on paper or fabric. As you'll see in the video below, there's no need to spend a lot of time masking off areas of your paper. In fact, a minute with a pair of scissors is just about all that's required—take a look: . . read more

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