3 Steps to a Picture-less Layout
Even though a picture is how I usually start a layout, I decided that I needed to find a way to scrapbook without one. Sometimes you don’t have a good photo of an event, so here are three steps to creating a picture-less layout.
Coloring Templates using Layer Masks
Use Layer Masks to color your templates creatively!Today It’s a fun way to color ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates when they are single layer PNG files and don’t include any layered (PSD) files.
Basic Tips For Using Digital Brushes
Technology is a wonderful thing! Technology is our friend! But for today’s tutorial, let’s get back to basics. Let’s explore one of the very basic techniques available in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements – the Brush. I recently learned that there are many of us who are curious and interested in them, but feel mystified in […]
Repurposing Paper Tears
Anna Mansfield shows you how to repurpose paper tears in this great article using the March 2016 Scrap Girls Club!
5 Creative Uses for Brushes
Brushes are one of those things that most digital scrapbookers either love or hate. There are very few people who don’t have a definite opinion on brushes. My aim today is to support the brush-lovers and to hopefully, sway a few of you brush-haters over to our side by presenting some creative digital brush use. […]
Inside Ginny Whitcomb’s Digital Studio
Ginny Whitcomb takes you inside her digital studio and shares how she draws and paints her embellishments in Photoshop.
Photoless Scrapbook Layouts
Most often with our scrapbooking, we are looking at preserving memories and using our photos as a focal point. This is the basis of what we do in scrapbooking, whether it’s paper, digital, or hybrid. The photo is the star of the page! Oftentimes, though, we can be very creative in designing layouts with no […]
Decorating Fonts Using Brushes
Let’s talk about titles for a minute. When I create a digital scrapbooking layout, quite often I use premade word art for the titles. But sometimes, the words I need aren’t included in the kit, and I find myself creating my own titles. When that happens, I like decorating fonts to make them look more […]
Making Plans: Join the Planner Movement!
Everywhere I go these days, I see planners. It seems like the more tech we have available to us for keeping our lives in order, the more people seem to be interested in using the old-school paper method to keep track of everything. The popularity of weekly and daily organizers and schedulers has skyrocketed.
Finding the Perfect Paper for Your Planner
I have thrown out my share of projects because of poor paper choices. A printed planner has to measure up in a lot of ways: Paper weight, thickness, opacity, and surface properties matter. See how various papers stack up when printing planner pages.