Tag Archives: Photoshop

  • Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club Exclusive: Family Recipe

    Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club Exclusive: Family Recipe

    Everybody has to eat — and if everybody has to eat, then somebody has to cook. Every family has a few recipes that are their family favorites — and some families have piles of cookbooks and hand-scribbled recipes that they call their own. Wherever you fall on this culinary spectrum, we’re betting you’ve got some […]

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  • Better Photos: Adjusting White Balance in PSE

    Better Photos: Adjusting White Balance in PSE

    Take your photos from drab to fab by adjusting the white balance in Photoshop elements using a Levels adjustment.

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  • Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club Exclusive: Memphis

    Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club Exclusive: Memphis

    Designer Emily Abramson has a knack for surprising us with kits that take creativity in a new direction! She’s done it again with her June ScrapSimple Club: Memphis, which is based on the modern design movement that’s been reemerging. Memphis style is ultra modern, yet Emily has found a way to translate its energy and […]

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  • Sharpen Photos Using the High Pass Filter in PSE

    Sharpen Photos Using the High Pass Filter in PSE

    If you are like many of us you have quite a few blurry photos ranging from a little to a lot blurry. Using filters is one of my favorite ways to not only lighten photos but sharpen them. Sometimes just a little sharpening can make a world of difference to your photo. You are not […]

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  • Quickly Lighten a Photo in PS & PSE

    Quickly Lighten a Photo in PS & PSE

    Learn how to lighten photos with this super quick tip using a blend mode, you won’t believe how easy it is!

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  • Create Your Own Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in PS!

    Create Your Own Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in PS!

    I think most of us love keyboard shortcuts because they help us work more efficiently in Photoshop. They make quick work of repetitive tasks and can be a huge timesaver! But there are some functions that do not have shortcuts assigned to them. So it might be a happy surprise to know that you can […]

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  • Grunge It Up!

    Grunge It Up!

    Use brushes and paper templates to create a grunge effect on alphabets, embellishments, papers, photos and more.

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  • A Review of QwikLearn Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Training

    A Review of QwikLearn Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Training

    Our own designer Susie Roberts shared with us a great review on this updated training: “I have Linda Sattgast to thank for just about everything I know about using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements for digital scrapbooking and photo editing! Linda sets the gold standard for online, screen-based, video training, and she is well known as […]

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  • Create a Realistic Stamped on Wood Effect

    Create a Realistic Stamped on Wood Effect

    In the real world, when you paint on a rough surface, such as timber, you can see the texture coming through the paint and see areas that were missed by the paint brush. To recreate this same look in the digital world, most people just use Blending modes. But this doesn’t always work — blending […]

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  • Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Color Replacement Tool

    Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Color Replacement Tool

    About a month ago, I wrote a tutorial on using the Hue/Saturation window to change the colors on the new pre-colored ScrapSimple Templates. The Hue/Saturation window has been my favorite method for recoloring for, well, forever! Seriously. Until now. I’ve been playing around with the Replace Color window in Photoshop Elements and I don’t know […]

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