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  • Installing Patterns in PSE

    Installing Patterns in PSE

    I’m going to cover two methods for installing pattern files. The first method involves loading the file as opposed to installing it. The second method involves installing the pattern file.

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  • A Quick Way to Age a Photo

    A Quick Way to Age a Photo

    Ginny Whitcomb’s Family Ties Collection is rich with everything a scrapper needs for making memory pages. It provides charming designs, colors, and antique-looking elements — everything needed to finally make those family heritage pages we’ve been wanting to put together. However, while you are gathering and scanning those precious old family photos, you can enjoy Family […]

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  • Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Sweet Summer

    Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Sweet Summer

    Don’t let your summer memories fade before you capture them in some layouts to enjoy forever – so grab Brandy’s Sweet Summer club to make it all come together fast!

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  • Shape Repetition for More Engaging  Layouts

    Shape Repetition for More Engaging Layouts

    Shape repetition – duplicating elements, textures, themes, or colors in a digital scrap layout – is an easy way to give your layout a compelling flow. A shape constitutes anything from the simplest form, such as a circle, to more complex ideas found in curving lines.

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  • Using Custom Styles to Add Bling to your Digital Layouts!

    Using Custom Styles to Add Bling to your Digital Layouts!

    We have some wonderful styles in the Scrap Girls Boutique to help you add that special touch to your layouts – glitters, metals, jewels, epoxy, foils, and glass. This tutorial will show you how to use them to bling out your layouts.

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  • Fine Tuning Justified Text in Photoshop

    Fine Tuning Justified Text in Photoshop

    Justification works by adjusting the spaces between the words in each line to make all the lines the same length.

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  • Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Going Places

    Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Going Places

    Designer Armi Custodio loves to travel, so she created this month’s ScrapSimple Club: Going Places to cater to all kinds of travel themes, whether road trips, air travel, or just a quick trip to the city. Plus, Armi included plenty of cool technology pieces so you can drop them into your selfie-inspired layouts all year long! Fun Fact: Armi explains that […]

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  • Using Levels to Enhance Photos

    Using Levels to Enhance Photos

    As digital scrappers, we always want our photos to look their best. There are several edits you might be doing on a routine basis, such as cropping or removing red eye. After that, however, one of the easiest and quickest ways to correct problems and to enhance photos is by using Levels adjustments in Photoshop. […]

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  • Customizing Layout Templates

    Customizing Layout Templates

    Templates. Some people love them and some people hate them. The reason for the latter, I believe, is that some scrapbookers find templates rigid – rigid in that they don’t meet the scrapbooker’s needs and rigid in that they stifle creativity. People who love templates have discovered what I’m going to share with you today. […]

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  • Adjusting the Pattern Size of Styles in Photoshop Elements

    Adjusting the Pattern Size of Styles in Photoshop Elements

    What would we do without styles? Being able to add touches of virtual glitter, glass, paint, metal, wood, and so much more is one of the best parts about digital scrapbooking. Today, let’s work with one of the options available: adjusting the pattern size of styles by scaling. Since we might want to apply the same […]

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