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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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  • Printable Halloween Centerpiece and Party Invitation

    I live in a small community and until recently I had to drive 80 miles to shop at a craft store.  In the past month Hobby Lobby and JoAnn’s have opened within five miles of my house.  Both are currently filled with Halloween and fall decorating ideas.  After several trips I couldn’t resist the urge […]

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  • Artist Trading Cards

    Artist Trading Cards

    Artist Trading Cards, ATCs for short, are a delightful and different form of digital scrapbooking. In the “real” 3-D world, ATCs, as their name suggests, are designed by artists to share examples of their work by swapping cards with other artists. In making their ATCs, pretty much anything goes: painting, sewing, glitter, and most often, […]

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  • FREEBIE: A Touch of Spice Printable Recipe Cards!

    These FREE Printable Recipe Cards are perfect for Fall!  Print out as many as you need to jot down your favorite recipes and share with family and friends!  These pretty recipe cards were created using our  A Touch of Spice  charity digital kit! All proceeds from the sale of this kit go to Food for the Poor! […]

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  • Scrap Over My Shoulder

        Article written using Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 with Windows 7 When I saw the Free Scrap assignment, I started thinking about ideas. I am often told I have a knack for putting together patterns well and for making a “busy” page look simple and uncluttered. So I decided that today we would create […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Brandy Murry’s October Scrap Girls Club!

    Each month we get a glimpse behind the scenes of our Scrap Girls Club designers, and this month’s designer is Brandy Murry!  When you started working on your club, what was the first thing you did?  I created the papers. I always do that first because it is the basis for the rest of the […]

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  • Tablet Scrapping: Adding Text to Keynote Layouts

    Tablet Scrapping: Adding Text to Keynote Layouts

    I love words. I taught middle school English for 13 years and spending all that time sharing stories with adolescents gave me a deep appreciation for words. Words are magical to me. They can turn our dreams into something real and tangible. Words can capture emotions and memories long after they pass. Due to my […]

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