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  • 3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    While this Photoshop tool may sound like it belongs in a rodeo, it comes in really handy for making selections and rounding up pixels. It’s truly one of the more versatile selection tools in Photoshop. This tutorial will show the basics of using the Lasso tool and demonstrate a few ways you can use it […]

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  • Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Antiqued

    Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Antiqued

    Designer Jennifer Ziegler created this month’s ScrapSimple Club with two audiences in mind: “My club will work with just about any theme, but I know it will be especially perfect for those of us who love to create family and heritage scrapbooking. Plus, it also lends itself to nature photos, especially the frames and the brush set.” Layout by […]

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  • Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Hue/Saturation

    Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Hue/Saturation

    Have you seen the new ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates that are already colored? I think they are so cool! But what do you do if they don’t match the layout you’re working on? What if you really wish a bright blue ribbon was teal? Or pink? The ability to easily recolor items is one of the […]

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  • Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Swap Meet

    Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Swap Meet

    From the combined creative genius of Ginny Whitcomb and Cindy Rohrbough comes a collection that will find its place on your heritage pages, your rustic pages, and your country/whimsical pages. Check out Swap Meet — our August Scrap Girls Club that brings to mind precious memories of vintage treasures from days gone by! Layout by Vikki […]

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  • Drop a Drop Cap into Your Next Layout!

    Drop a Drop Cap into Your Next Layout!

    A block of journaling looks so much more interesting (and professional) with a dropped capital letter as the first character in the first word. Magazines often use this technique to draw your attention to the paragraph. I use it all the time on my heritage pages. Let me show you how to do a drop […]

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  • Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Pep Talk

    Scrap Girls SS Club Exclusive: Pep Talk

    Designer Ginny Whitcomb brings us Pep Talk, her latest ScrapSimple Club that art journal fans will love. Plus, this kit is “something that could be used for everyday scrapbooking projects, any time of year. This month’s club is all about being positive and I believe we all need to give ourselves a little pep talk […]

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  • August Monthy Game Challenge: Bingo & Slow Scrap Mash-Up

    August Monthy Game Challenge: Bingo & Slow Scrap Mash-Up

    Our monthly game for August is going to be a little different. We are mixing a slow scrap with bingo! At the beginning of each week, we will give you a bingo grid. All you need to do is create a layout using the instructions in a winning bingo line. Horizontal, vertical or diagonal. You […]

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  • Tips for Coloring ScrapSimple Products

    Tips for Coloring ScrapSimple Products

    Does the thought of using ScrapSimple products terrify you? If so, you’re not alone! I’m here to demystify the whole ScrapSimple world by pointing you to some super-helpful resources, plus I’ve written this tutorial to show you how to turn out some incredibly pretty paper and embellishments in no time at all! First, it helps […]

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  • Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Harmony

    Scrap Girls Club Exclusive: Harmony

    Designer Elisha Barnett loves versatility when she designs a club and she hopes that her July Scrap Girls Club: Harmony will be perfect for all your layouts of “friends and family doing friends-and-family things!” But with this club, she also took it one step further: “I think this club will work in fantastic ways with photos taken in […]

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  • Artsy Photos, Traditional Layouts

    Artsy Photos, Traditional Layouts

    I love the look of Art Journaling. Painted artsy elements, a little bit messy, perfectly imperfect. It’s beautiful. But as much as I love it, I am a traditional scrapbooker at heart, with layered papers trimmed into neat rectangles, 3D embellishments, and photos taking center stage. If you ever feel like I do, take heart. […]

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