Miscellaneous

  • What are External Hard Drives?

    What are External Hard Drives?

    You may have seen the abbreviation EHD around the Scrap Girls Message Board or the Internet. Some of you already have one or several external hard drives, but some of you may be wondering what an EHD is, what it’s used for, and how do we protect it? An EHD is an External Hard Drive […]

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  • Online Backup Services

    Online Backup Services

    My heart sank, and I felt the sting of tears streaming down my face as I realized all my files were gone! I frantically searched my computer looking for any sign of hope, shaking my head trying to wake up out of what had to be a nightmare. Sound familiar? Have you ever experienced that […]

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  • Creating a Hybrid Scrapbook Layout

    Creating a Hybrid Scrapbook Layout

    Last year I was introduced to the idea of hybrid scrapbooking and as I played with it more and more, I found myself really enjoying it.  I still do strictly paper layouts, but hybrid is becoming more and more of my go-to scrapbooking format. To build this layout, I started with the 8.5×11 layout template […]

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  • Intro to Adobe Photoshop Touch

    Intro to Adobe Photoshop Touch

    Winter is here and at our house that means we head to the mountains for ski season. Throughout the fall, my husband and children have been organizing the equipment and watching the weather reports, anxiously awaiting their first day on the slopes. I, on the other hand, spend most of the winter snuggled up in […]

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  • DIY: Money Gift Envelope

    DIY: Money Gift Envelope

    My grandkids have gotten older and now prefer a gift of cash instead of toys and presents. Sometimes this gift feels a little impersonal, so making a money gift envelope using your digital scrapbooking supplies is a great way to add that special touch. Digital Scrapbooking Supplies Used: ScrapSimple Craft Templates: Gift Card & Money […]

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  • Using the Flip-Pal Scanner

    Using the Flip-Pal Scanner

    At my last newborn portrait session, I decided to try something different. Instead of inking the baby’s feet to get a print like they do in the hospital, I pulled out my Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner! While the baby’s mom held her little one, I warmed up the scanner glass a bit with the heating pad. […]

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  • Printable Template Cards

    Printable Template Cards

    I love decorating and altering paper templates. I am particularly attracted to dress templates. For the Operation Write Home Blog post I created a couple of cards by turning Brandy Murray’s Old Hollywood Embellishment Biggie into a template that I could easily alter with my Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking products and a few paper embellishments. […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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