There are some beautiful designer papers available that can add a touch of glamor to many stamping projects. These make a lovely backdrop for some simple stamped images or a stamped sentiment. Many of the popular papers at the moment feature all over designs and these are easy to replicate using just a rubber stamp and some inks. Highly decorative papers can be stamped and incorporated into a variety of projects or used in their own right. The designs are built up through repeated stamping patterns which are stamped two or three times before the stamp is reinked and this helps to build up a depth in the design.
This is a highly adaptable technique and many different effects can be achieved by using different colored inks or shades of paper. Take a look at this article about stamping your own designer papers.