Add Elegant, Rich Textures to Your Greeting Cards and Gifts In Texture Effects for Rubber Stamping, you'll discover a variety of innovative texturing techniques using paint, embellishments and inks for stunning results. Nancy Curry guides you through over 40 stylish projects featuring a wonderful mix of new texture approaches, dimensional effects and decorative accents. With clear, step-by-step instructions, you'll easily learn to apply each method in a variety of unique ways with amazingly different results each time. All of the sophisticated designs are surprisingly simple to achieve, even for a beginner. In addition to new stamping techniques, Curry illustrates exciting new ways to use materials you are already familiar with such as shrink plastic, metallic ink, fibres, charms and art wire. You'll also find detailed projects that use common materials in unconventional ways such as alcohol inks on clear acetate, metal leaf on webbing spray and metallic rub-ons on textured hot glue. From start to finish you'll see how easy it is to add rich beauty and your own creative expression to personalized cards and gifts your family and friends will adore. | Top trend spotters in the craft and greeting card industry say that consumers are showing a real passion for texture. Crafters can easily satisfy that craving with this treasure trove of 37 elegant card and gift projects. It teaches plenty of texture-making techniques that utilize the magic of stamping in all its forms.