Tag Archives: Amanda Frajio-Tobin

  • 5 Creative Uses for Paper Templates

    5 Creative Uses for Paper Templates

    Almost everyone I have chatted with around the Scrap Girls community owns some type of paper templates. Many folks, however, have no idea what to do with those templates. There is the obvious option – to use them to make your own papers. Instead, I prefer to use finished papers from our fabulous designers to […]

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  • DIY Christmas Cards and Crafts

    DIY Christmas Cards and Crafts

    The Scrap Girls Creative Team is getting ready for the holiday’s with Christmas cards and a cute hybrid craft using mint tins.

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  • Making Your Digital Scrapbooking Pages More Meaningful

    Making Your Digital Scrapbooking Pages More Meaningful

    My main goal in creating layouts is to preserve memories for my family. In my mind the most important thing is to make meaningful scrapbooking pages. I have never been “caught up” in my layouts, trying to make sure they look perfectly beautiful. It more about memory keeping and making sure that my pages really […]

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  • Using Layer Masks

    Using Layer Masks

    Have you ever looked at a digital scrapbook layout with lots of interwoven layers and embellishments and wondered how it was done? Chances are good that layer masks were used. A layer mask is a non-destructive tool you can use to control the transparency of parts of your layer, unlike the opacity sliders which control […]

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  • The 20-Minute Page with Pocket Life

    The 20-Minute Page with Pocket Life

    We all want to be able to make more layouts but finding the time to scrap can be challenging. When I need to knock out a quick scrapbooking page I turn to Pocket Life journaling cards. In this tutorial I’ll show you how I made a great layout using Pocket Life cards in under 20 […]

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  • Discover the Magic of Dynamic Brushes

    Discover the Magic of Dynamic Brushes

    Let’s learn a little bit about a creative little gem in the SG Design Shop – Dynamic Brushes. Dynamic Brush sets are as fun to use as they are mysterious. My goal is to show you how a dynamic brush differs from a regular brush, give you some examples, and help you learn how they […]

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  • Resolution Made Easy

    Resolution Made Easy

    Resolution. The Oxford Dictionary says it is “the degree of detail visible in a photographic or television image.” In simpler terms, it’s how “in focus” an image appears to be. Higher resolution means more detail. Lower resolution means less clarity. However, because of different terms such as dpi (dots per inch), ppi (pixels per inch), […]

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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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