Artangel: Mixed media crumpled tissue technique - tutorial - basically, glue tissue paper over a canvas, let dry. Paint, let dry, then rub pastel or chalk over the surface to highlight the texture. Would be an awesome way to vignette around a painting.
DIY: How to Get a French Paint Finish + How to Transfer Graphics - this post shows how to enlarge a design (from The Graphics Fairy) & how to transfer it to a table. This is a great tutorial! Via Deanna Rio