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  • A Review of QwikLearn Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Training

    A Review of QwikLearn Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Training

    Our own designer Susie Roberts shared with us a great review on this updated training: “I have Linda Sattgast to thank for just about everything I know about using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements for digital scrapbooking and photo editing! Linda sets the gold standard for online, screen-based, video training, and she is well known as […]

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  • Create a Realistic Stamped on Wood Effect

    Create a Realistic Stamped on Wood Effect

    In the real world, when you paint on a rough surface, such as timber, you can see the texture coming through the paint and see areas that were missed by the paint brush. To recreate this same look in the digital world, most people just use Blending modes. But this doesn’t always work — blending […]

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  • Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

    Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

    With the Holidays fast approaching, now’s the perfect time to start working on handmade gifts! We are so fortunate to have so many fabulous products in the Scrap Girls store to help us do just that. From templates to kits, there’s never a lack of goodies to work with. If that wasn’t inspiring enough we […]

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  • Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Everyday Stories

    Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Everyday Stories

    When you’ve been designing digital scrapbook art for 11 years, it might seem like you’ve done all there is to do. That’s what veteran designer Syndee Rogers-Nuckles was up against this month with her Scrap Girls Club – yet once again, she dazzles us with her creative gifts to help us tell our stories in […]

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  • Using Clusters to Create Quick Layouts

    Using Clusters to Create Quick Layouts

    When I need to create a layout in record time, I love using clusters to speed up the scrapping process. We’re talking about those lovely embellishment clusters that our Scrap Girls designers put together for us. You can find them in some collections or in coordinating embellishment sets. In this tutorial, I’ll show a few […]

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  • Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Worn and Torn

    Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Worn and Torn

    If you’ve got some old photos that have been languishing for lack of ideas for how to scrap them, then you’ve got a friend in Laura Louie! She designed this month’s ScrapSimple Club to solve your dilemma. “I’m really hoping that this kit will inspire our customers to dig out some old photos that they […]

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  • Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Color Replacement Tool

    Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Color Replacement Tool

    About a month ago, I wrote a tutorial on using the Hue/Saturation window to change the colors on the new pre-colored ScrapSimple Templates. The Hue/Saturation window has been my favorite method for recoloring for, well, forever! Seriously. Until now. I’ve been playing around with the Replace Color window in Photoshop Elements and I don’t know […]

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  • Syndee Rogers-Nuckles’ 11th Anniversary Celebration

    Syndee Rogers-Nuckles’ 11th Anniversary Celebration

    I can’t remember a time when Scrap Girls wasn’t part of my world. Thinking back to when I first came aboard, my youngest was only 5 years old! He is now a teenager and these past 11 years have sped by. I have watched my children grow into amazing human beings with minds of their […]

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  • Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Perfection

    Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Perfection

    Got black-and-white pics languishing in your files? Got color pics that you’ve thought about converting to black and white? Dig ’em out of your hard drive because this month’s Scrap Girls Club is designed to highlight those pics! Our designer-turned-owner Angie Briggs brings her skills to the table this month with a collection that will […]

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  • 3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    While this Photoshop tool may sound like it belongs in a rodeo, it comes in really handy for making selections and rounding up pixels. It’s truly one of the more versatile selection tools in Photoshop. This tutorial will show the basics of using the Lasso tool and demonstrate a few ways you can use it […]

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