Miscellaneous

  • 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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  • 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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  • Creating Recipe Cards with Digital Scrapbook Supplies

    Creating Recipe Cards with Digital Scrapbook Supplies

    If you like to cook and share your recipes, you can use your stash of digital scrapbook supplies to create beautiful cards that showcase your favorite recipes. In this tutorial, I’ll give you some tips for creating usable recipe cards. First, decide on the format you would like to use. You can create recipe cards […]

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  • Using Layers in Keynote to Digitally Scrap on an iPad

    Using Layers in Keynote to Digitally Scrap on an iPad

    With a new school year starting and fall sports schedules taking up my remaining “free” time, my sit-down-and-scrap opportunities are limited. I am constantly looking for ways to streamline my scrapbooking process. Lately, my favorite way to do this is by scrapping on my iPad. While a number of apps support layering, by far the […]

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  • DIY: Printable Gift Bags

    DIY: Printable Gift Bags

    There is a small boutique in my community that sells flavored balsamic vinegar, flavored olive oil and specialty gift items.  When you purchase something your items are wrapped in tissue paper and placed in a nice craft bag with the store logo stamped on the front.   Since I cannot bear to part with them, […]

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  • Adding Realism to Digital Art Journal Pages

    Adding Realism to Digital Art Journal Pages

    When I make a page for my scrapbook or digital art journal pages, I almost always start with an embellishment or two and build my page around them. In the Altered Life digital kit and coordinating products, I really liked the hexagon borders and the cluster with the heart. Once those were placed, I started […]

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  • Uploading Digital Scrapbooking Products into Keynote

    Uploading Digital Scrapbooking Products into Keynote

    Summer is a pretty busy time of year at our house. When the weather warms, we hit the road, and often I take my iPad with me. I started exploring ways to scrapbook on my iPad by using the Keynote app. Today, I am going to show you how to get Scrap Girls supplies which […]

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  • Printable ATC Tutorial

    Printable ATC Tutorial

    This month I want to write about something near and dear to my heart. I’m sure the title photo has already given it away – Artist Trading Cards or ATC’s for short. Before ScrapGirls, I had never heard of ATC’s, but since I’ve joined ScrapGirls, I’ve been hooked on them – both in digital and […]

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  • Scrapbooking on a Tablet Using Dropbox

    Scrapbooking on a Tablet Using Dropbox

    I have a new iPad! I have been using one at work for over a year, and honestly, I fell in love. However, now that I have one for personal use, my mind is spinning with ways to use it for more than just “surfing” the web or playing games. Being an avid digital scrapbooker, […]

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  • Silhouette Studio: Basic VS. Designer Edition

    Silhouette Studio: Basic VS. Designer Edition

    We get a lot of questions regarding the difference between the Basic Studio software that comes with your Silhouette VS. the Designer Edition. So we thought we would talk a bit about the added features of the Designer Edition software. Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition contains all the same functionality as Silhouette Studio® plus the following […]

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