Tech & Tools

  • Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner – So Easy to Use

    Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner – So Easy to Use

    Have you wanted to preserve your stories, photos, old letters, cards, and other memorabilia but have a hard time getting started? The Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner can help you! You can scan just about anything with the Flip-Pal and turn those scans into custom backgrounds and embellishments to personalize your layouts. Every time I show my […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Scanning Photos

    Scanning Photos

    Digital photography has really changed the way we take pictures and has brought with it some fantastic solutions for editing not-so-great shots. I’m so glad most of my pictures are in digital form already. (That’s what makes digital scrapbooking so much easier and quicker!) However, like many of you, I do have a few boxes […]

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  • Print and Cut Digital Elements with the Silhouette

    Print and Cut Digital Elements with the Silhouette

    I was lucky to get a Silhouette Cameo as a gift last Christmas. One of my favorite features is the print-and-cut option. In this tutorial, I will show you how to print and cut digital scrapbooking supplies with the Silhouette so they can be used on paper scrapbooking layouts, cards, or anything else you can […]

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