Supplies from the Design Shop

  • Common Font Questions

    Common Font Questions

    What’s a font? A font is a collection of numbers, symbols, and characters. A font describes a certain typeface, along with other qualities, such as size, spacing, and pitch. What font types are included in Windows? TrueType fonts and OpenType fonts come with Windows. They work with a variety of computers, printers, and programs. TrueType […]

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  • Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    in the SG Design Shop there are two different types of Layout Templates you can use to help with the composition of your layout. The newer templates have layers all set up for you to clip each one of your photos and papers onto. Some of the older templates have just one of two layers. I want […]

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  • Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    When creating a digital scrapbooking page, I’m a creature of habit. I tend to use familiar techniques and tools. One of the tool sI often overlook are Custom Shapes and yet they are often the perfect solution to a design need. Unlike brushes and photos and most other objects in our digital scrapbook pages, the […]

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  • Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    The world of fonts is a smorgasbord that really never ends! The tricky part comes when you start collecting thousands of fonts, and your computer goes Gasp! because it doesn’t like being bogged down with all of the typographical deliciousness.

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  • Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Our ScrapSimple line at Scrap Girls is one of the first products I was drawn to, and I think it’s safe to say that it’s the type of product I design most often! I love the limitless possibilities that ScrapSimple templates offer, and it’s amazing how easy they are to use once you get the hang of it!

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  • Coloring Fonts With The Paint Bucket Tool

    Coloring Fonts With The Paint Bucket Tool

    I love fonts! Although I like to work with all the graphic elements in digital scrapbooking, I would definitely say I am obsessed with fonts! I think there is a good chance a lot of you are like me in that respect; maybe we should start a Fonts Anonymous group here at Scrap Girls! Today, I’m going […]

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  • Quick Color Schemes for Templates

    Quick Color Schemes for Templates

    Sometimes working with ScrapSimple products can feel overwhelming because the color scheme is left up to you. When I start feeling overwhelmed, I head over to my stash and pick an existing collection that has a color palette I’m drawn to, then I use the Color Picker tool to select colors from it.

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  • Altering Digital Scrapbooking Embellishments

    Altering Digital Scrapbooking Embellishments

    Let me just say, I love digital scrapbooking! One reason is the supplies, which are only limited by my own creativity. With amazing digital editing programs, altering embellishments and papers are a snap.

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  • 5 Ways to Use Custom Shapes

    5 Ways to Use Custom Shapes

    Shapes are one of those things that I never really bothered with when I started digital scrapbooking. There were so many prettier things, and honestly, the hard work was already done for me when I used those other pretties. But recently, I’ve found I like to use Custom Shapes. The secret was using them to […]

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  • Coloring Templates using Layer Masks

    Coloring Templates using Layer Masks

    Use Layer Masks to color your templates creatively!Today It’s a fun way to color ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates when they are single layer PNG files and don’t include any layered (PSD) files.

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