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  • Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    in the SG Design Shop there are two different types of Layout Templates you can use to help with the composition of your layout. The newer templates have layers all set up for you to clip each one of your photos and papers onto. Some of the older templates have just one of two layers. I want […]

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  • Fun with String Art Spiros

    Fun with String Art Spiros

    In this fun tutorial April Martell shows you creative ways to use string art spiros on cards and layouts.

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  • Binding Options for Your Customized Planner

    Binding Options for Your Customized Planner

    One of the biggest questions I had when transitioning from a preprinted planner to my customized planner was how to choose a binding method. After researching, I found the options are numerous and varied – book, comb, or spiral bindings; ringed binders; disc systems.

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  • Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    When creating a digital scrapbooking page, I’m a creature of habit. I tend to use familiar techniques and tools. One of the tool sI often overlook are Custom Shapes and yet they are often the perfect solution to a design need. Unlike brushes and photos and most other objects in our digital scrapbook pages, the […]

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  • Customizing Clusters

    Customizing Clusters

    In this month’s club tutorial Anna Mansfield shows you how to customize a cluster to create an eye-catching title!

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  • Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    The world of fonts is a smorgasbord that really never ends! The tricky part comes when you start collecting thousands of fonts, and your computer goes Gasp! because it doesn’t like being bogged down with all of the typographical deliciousness.

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  • Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Our ScrapSimple line at Scrap Girls is one of the first products I was drawn to, and I think it’s safe to say that it’s the type of product I design most often! I love the limitless possibilities that ScrapSimple templates offer, and it’s amazing how easy they are to use once you get the hang of it!

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  • A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: The Marquee Tool

    A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: The Marquee Tool

    In this tutorial we are going to look at the Marquee tool to discover what it does and when to use it. Let’s start by looking at where the Selection Tools are found. In PSE they are found under the heading ‘Select’ on the left hand side menu. My screenshot shows the Move Tool, the […]

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  • Five Tips for Creative Journaling

    Five Tips for Creative Journaling

    If you neglect to jot down notes during your adventures, you may have difficulty recalling the details to include with the photographs when you finally sit down to scrap them. So here are my creative journaling tips for you to put into practice.

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  • Tips for Easier Journaling

    Tips for Easier Journaling

    For many of us, journaling is one of the most difficult parts of putting a digital scrapbooking page together, yet it’s one of the most important parts of the digital scrapbooking layout. It lets others know why you made the page. I’d like to share some tips that will address the most common problems of journaling

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