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  • DIY: Thanksgiving Embroidery Hoop Wall Art

    As I was putting away the Halloween decorations and putting up the Thanksgiving decorations, I realized I don’t have any fall themed wall art! I have several for Halloween and even more for Christmas, but not a one for Thanksgiving! So, I turned to my digital scrapbooking supplies to create something unique! Digital Scrapbooking Supplies:  […]

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  • DIY: Thanksgiving Place Cards

    DIY: Thanksgiving Place Cards

    This Thanksgiving I want to give each guest a special memento of our day spent together. I thought it would be nice to do something with the meaning of their name, convey how special they are, give them an opportunity to reflect on what the day meant to them and provide a photo of our […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Angie Briggs’ November Scrap Girls Club!

    Each month we get a glimpse behind the scenes of our Scrap Girls Club designers, and this month’s designer is Angie Briggs! When you started working on your club, what was the first thing you did? When I first start working on a club, and almost any kit, I always start in the same order: […]

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  • Making the Most of Multi-Photo Scrapbook Layouts

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop CS5 with Windows 7 When it comes to digital scrapbook page design, I’m one of those “less is more” people. I like to pick a focal point — usually a single, strong photo — and then create a simple setting with papers and embellishments, one that won’t compete with the […]

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  • DIY: Note Holder

    If you are anything like me you are forever writing down notes for things that you need to pick up or add to your to-do list. I made myself this cute little note holder and change my notes each month. November brings Thanksgiving and a full month of giving thanks every day for things in […]

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  • Creating Realistic Shadows Using ScrapSimple Lifted Photos

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 with Windows 7 I love making my layouts look as realistic as possible. I love it when people have to ask, “Is this a photo of a paper scrapbooking layout or is it all digital?” One of my favorite tools that help make things look touchably realistic are […]

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  • Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    As the end of the year approaches, most of us start thinking of gifts that we would like to give. Personally, I love homemade gifts, but I always seem to dream them up in December and then stress through the holiday season trying to get them done in time to give out for Christmas. This […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Cherise Oleson’s October ScrapSimple Club!

    Each month we get a glimpse behind the scenes of our Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club designers, and this month’s designer is Cherise Oleson! Click here to check out Cherise’s ScrapSimple Club at a great price! When you started working on your club, what was the first thing you did? I had an idea of what types of […]

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  • Wacom Pen & Touch Tablet

    Wacom Pen & Touch Tablet

    The Wacom tablet replaces your regular mouse or touch pad by allowing you to create with a pressure-sensitive pen.  Using a Wacom can speed up your production time for things like photo editing and layout creation, while improving your precision and control.  The Wacom tablets have long been a favorite of digital scrapbookers and we […]

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  • Adding a Painterly Effect to Digital Embellishments!

    Since I returned from an Art Journaling Retreat held in Santa Fe, NM in September, my mind has been overflowing with ideas to share with you! I definitely had difficulty choosing which one to start with… I decided to add on to a technique I presented to you in my last tutorial: Using Digital Scrapbooking […]

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