DIY Christmas Cards and Crafts
The Scrap Girls Creative Team is getting ready for the holiday’s with Christmas cards and a cute hybrid craft using mint tins.
Rotating Brushes in Photoshop
In order to use the brush in all four corners of a layout, you will need to rotate the brush. This tutorial will show you how to rotate brushes in Photoshop.
Quick Ways to Dress-Up Photos
Sometimes I like to spend hours on my pages, tweaking, altering, and experimenting with different effects. But sometimes, I just want to add a little text or something to dress-up a photo before I post it on social media. Other times, I want to create a layout where the photo is the absolute star. And […]
Leading: It’s all About Space
Leading. Right now, the voice in your head is probably pronouncing it as “leeding,” right? As in “leading a parade” or “leading with distinction.” But when we’re talking about graphic elements, leading is pronounced “leading.” Now that the voice in your head knows how to say it, let’s talk about what leading is and what it […]
Create a Wreath Masterpiece!
Create a wreath masterpiece using leaves following this fun tutorial by Pam Zeman!
Making Your Digital Scrapbooking Pages More Meaningful
My main goal in creating layouts is to preserve memories for my family. In my mind the most important thing is to make meaningful scrapbooking pages. I have never been “caught up” in my layouts, trying to make sure they look perfectly beautiful. It more about memory keeping and making sure that my pages really […]
Using Layer Masks
Have you ever looked at a digital scrapbook layout with lots of interwoven layers and embellishments and wondered how it was done? Chances are good that layer masks were used. A layer mask is a non-destructive tool you can use to control the transparency of parts of your layer, unlike the opacity sliders which control […]
Mixing & Matching Template Elements
Mix & match template elements to create your own layout template designs!
Making Digital Scrapbook Brushes Handier and Even More Useful
When you install brushes, Photoshop creates a preview thumbnail in the Brush Palette to help you select a brush. You can select “Stroke Thumbnail” for brushes used as strokes; I use regular “Large Thumbnail” for most shape and texture brushes. Unfortunately, Photoshop shows all brush preview thumbnails squeezed to fit in a square shape. This […]
5 Ways to Use Pink in a Layout
I love pink. I love to make a girlish page using pink. I love to use anything from pale baby pinks to rocking, shocking pinks. However, with boys, I don’t get to use anywhere near as much pink as my heart desires. So in addition to the obvious pinks in my girl pages, I have […]