Transparencies are everywhere... vellum has made a comeback, many die-cut packs contains a see-through element, we're even preferring our abc's in plastic! If you've not added transparencies to your stash, here are three reasons why these products are a blast to use in your scrapbooking or other paper projects:
1. Transparencies create depth. Layering is one of our very favorite ways to work with paper. By adding a transperent piece in the mix of our layering, we're inviting the viewer to look even closer.
2. Transparencies create surprise. See-through products give us ways to hint at something more within our projects. Pull out the note in that vellum pocket - what does it say under that foggy paper layer? What's hiding under that transparent overlay...what page is next?
3. Transparencies give you the opportunity to create cool effects. There are so many photo overlays on the market now making it easy to create a vintage effect. Many clear products have a resist quality to them so that when you use inks or mists, a pattern will pop through the color. And finally, you don't have to be technique savvy to customize a transparent piece, a simple white pen on vellum can be beautiful too!