Just can’t find the right background texture for your project on the stock photo sites? Why not create your own? Scan or photograph any of the following for a unique and interesting addition to your design.
• Fabrics and material
• Hard surfaces like stone, slate, metal
• Nature, bark, leaves, sand, water, clouds
• Objects like macaroni, coffee beans, nails, pennies
• Craft items like specialty papers or canvas linens
• Animals including fur, scales, or skin
By adding a subtle texture behind text you can create the feeling of space without it having to be “white space”. Using texture in a border can add dimension to the design. Adding custom textures to your project is inexpensive but can make you look like a million bucks!
Post written by KRSmith at www.khrysser.com.
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