Do you distress your layouts? I never thought I was much a distresser until I realized just how much I use it in my layouts. You can use it to "junk" your layouts up a little or you can even use it to make your papers blend more smoothly. I like the aspect of layers that distressing can use as well. Below are some of the tools used in distressing that I love. If you don't distress - try it, i it is fun!