Supplies from the Design Shop

  • Mix and Match Digital Layout and Album Templates

    Mix and Match Digital Layout and Album Templates

    Do you find yourself short on time or lacking inspiration when you sit down to do a layout? Do you have several sets of ScrapSimple Digital Layout and Album Templates, but you want to be a bit more creative? Then I have the solution for you! Combining digital layout templates together will give you an endless supply of creative […]

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  • 5 Tips for Using ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates

    5 Tips for Using ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates

    ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates are a wonderful, yet often under-used way to expand your scrapbooking supplies. Many scrappers, however, are intimidated and unsure where to start when trying to use them. In this tutorial, I will show you my step-by-step process for using embellishment templates, as well as a few handy tips thrown in, so that […]

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  • Customizing Blender Mask Templates

    Customizing Blender Mask Templates

    I really been enjoyed working with the wonderful blender masks by Angie Briggs found in her ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Capturing Life Blenders. They look great as backgrounds with colors and patterned papers clipped to them. That, of course, didn’t stop me from making changes to them for my layouts! Here are some easy ways I […]

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  • The 3 B’s of Bokeh

    The 3 B’s of Bokeh

    Today we will be learning about how to use bokeh effectively in your digital scrapbooking layouts. There are three steps I like to call the “3 B’s” – Brush, Blur, and Blend.

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  • 5 Creative Ways to Use Word Art

    5 Creative Ways to Use Word Art

    The name says it all: Word art is word(s) plus art. It gives us an easy, convenient, and lovely way to give meaning to our pages. Sometimes, we don’t always know what words to use on layouts (beyond the date and name), so word art plays an important role in pushing our creativity toward the […]

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  • 5 Favorite Things about Digital Papers

    5 Favorite Things about Digital Papers

    Perhaps the most versatile and underrated product in the SG Design Shop are digital papers! They’ve been around the longest and are one of the first things we learn to use when we start digitally scrapbooking, so they don’t usually make the list when we’re talking about new and exciting products stocking the store digital […]

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  • Alpha Inspirations

    Alpha Inspirations

    As with all of Brandy Murry’s kits, Botanical, has a rich variety of papers and elements with which to create our digital scrapbooking pages. I found inspiration everywhere! Here, however, are some ideas for using one extra special part of the Botanical kit – the digital alpha sets. Alpha 1 has an elegant look that […]

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  • Another Use for Solid Digital Scrapbook Papers

    Another Use for Solid Digital Scrapbook Papers

    We all know that Scrap Girls solid digital scrapbook papers make great backgrounds for our digital scrapbook pages. Today I’ll show you another way to use them to add realism and texture to your layouts.

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  • Blend Your Photos Into Your Background Using the Gradient Tool

    Blend Your Photos Into Your Background Using the Gradient Tool

    Stop! Don’t run away! Come back…. I know the words Gradient Tool can be a little daunting but you are going to love this technique. It’s super simple, super versatile, and most importantly, a great timesaver. Yes, really. As digital scrapbookers, one of the ways we have an advantage over paper scrapbookers is that we […]

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  • Reflected Text in PSE

    Reflected Text in PSE

    I’ve got a fun technique to share with you today – making a title that looks like it has a reflection. Reflected Text is quick and easy, and it’s the perfect way to finish so many different layouts. First, create a new document for your layout. Type your title. Then use the shortcut Ctrl+J (Cmd+J […]

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