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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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  • Basic Tips For Using Digital Brushes

    Basic Tips For Using Digital Brushes

    Technology is a wonderful thing! Technology is our friend! But for today’s tutorial, let’s get back to basics. Let’s explore one of the very basic techniques available in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements – the Brush. I recently learned that there are many of us who are curious and interested in them, but feel mystified in […]

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  • 5 Creative Uses for Brushes

    5 Creative Uses for Brushes

    Brushes are one of those things that most digital scrapbookers either love or hate. There are very few people who don’t have a definite opinion on brushes. My aim today is to support the brush-lovers and to hopefully, sway a few of you brush-haters over to our side by presenting some creative digital brush use. […]

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  • Decorating Fonts Using Brushes

    Decorating Fonts Using Brushes

    Let’s talk about titles for a minute. When I create a digital scrapbooking layout, quite often I use premade word art for the titles. But sometimes, the words I need aren’t included in the kit, and I find myself creating my own titles. When that happens, I like decorating fonts to make them look more […]

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