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  • Using One Photo with Multiple Frames

    Using One Photo with Multiple Frames

    Frames are a great way to highlight photos on a layout and help them to stand out from the background and embellishments. After all, the photos are the reason most of us are scrapbooking, so we really want them to be the star of our pages.

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  • How to Download Your Products

    How to Download Your Products

    All the products Scrap Girls sells are digital, so your purchases will be sent as a download instead of shipped in a box. We’ll show you how easy it is to download your products and answer common questions.

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  • Tap the Power of the Type Tool

    Tap the Power of the Type Tool

    One of the most versatile tools in Photoshop Elements is the Type Tool. Once you learn to harness its power, you’ll discover a whole new world of creative possibilities. When you click on the Type tool (see the tool bar on the left of your workspace), the Tool Options will appear. In the far left […]

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  • Two Quick Ways to Use Textures

    Two Quick Ways to Use Textures

    Two quick ways to use the ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Blendology textures.

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  • Journaling Your Real Life

    Journaling Your Real Life

    I tend to adopt a conversational tone with my journaling. Grammar is important to me, but I sometimes write in incomplete sentences and thoughts, depending on the topic of the layout.

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  • Using Swatches to Color ScrapSimple Templates

    Using Swatches to Color ScrapSimple Templates

    When I was preparing for this tutorial, I thought back over some of the conversations that I’ve had with other digital scrapbookers. One of the topics that came up was using color swatches to color templates. So, let’s walk through how to find a swatch, how to load it into Photoshop, and how to use […]

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  • Basic Photo Editing: Cropping

    Basic Photo Editing: Cropping

    What is the most important thing to consider when photo editing? A photo, all by itself, has the power to evoke strong feelings; it is after all, a window to the soul. When I am looking for photos to add to my digital scrapbook layouts, I look at several things. Does the picture or series […]

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  • Bright Options for Beautiful Layouts

    Bright Options for Beautiful Layouts

    Learn secrets to beautiful layouts using the open artwork.

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  • Journaling Inside a Shape

    Journaling Inside a Shape

    Take your journaling outside the box by typing your text inside a Custom Shape or in the negative space of your layout. This tutorial will show how to create text within a shape using the Polygonal Lasso tool.

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  • Using Gradients in Photoshop to Color Papers, Embellishments, and Photos

    Using Gradients in Photoshop to Color Papers, Embellishments, and Photos

    Gradients are a quick way to add multiple colors to a photo, embellishment, paper – or just about anything! This week, I am going to show you how to add a gradient to a ScrapSimple Paper Template, some ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates, and a photo using Photoshop.

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