Basic Rules for Good Design

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Basic Rules for Good Design

Basic cardmaking design tips include:

* Use co-ordinated colors and try not to use any more than 3 colors on a card.

* Layer or mat to give your card that professional look.

* Make sure that you are careful when cutting layers - straight edges and exact corners are a "must" for a good looking card.

* Seek out visual "triangles." Images in odd number groups (2,5,7...) are most pleasing. This basic design principle is universal.

* Don`t "overdo" a card. Stop layering and coloring before it looks like "too much." Remember, sometimes less is more.



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