Tag Archives: printable

  • From Smartphone or Tablet to Photo Book!

    From Smartphone or Tablet to Photo Book!

    Looking for ways to get your iPhone/iPad photos and creations off your device? Maybe it’s only me, but over the last year, it feels like hundreds of smartphone pics and tablet scrapbook pages have been piling up! Recently, a friend shared her solution – a cross-platform app called Mosaic. Mosaic is available for both Android […]

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  • Create a Digital Die Cut Card

    Audience: Beginner Category: Techniques Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 While surfing the Internet for inspiration, I found some amazing cards with die cut flowers and butterflies. The unusual part was the way the artist didn’t completely cut out the shape, but left it attached to pop out of the card. Image sources: […]

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  • DIY Candle Decorating

    DIY Candle Decorating

      The women in my life love candles! Some love the scented candles, some the flameless candles and some love them both! So for Mother’s Day, I thought I’d personalize some candles for those special women! But you can create these for any occasion! Supplies: Cardstock Tissue Paper Removable double sided tape or spray adhesive […]

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  • Art Journaling: Inspiration From Past Artwork

    Art Journaling: Inspiration From Past Artwork

    Mothers Day is coming soon. Looking through my art journals, I came across a page that I made a few years ago that I wanted to expand upon for this tutorial. I wanted to create a scene that reminded me of my Mom’s true essence and her favorite perfume, Shalimar. As a child, I always […]

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  • Printable Paper Daffodil Bouquet

    My very favorite part of spring is the flowers! I can’t wait to see the crocus, tulip and daffodil buds opening, washing the world in bright colors! This winter seems like it keeps going on and on, so I decided to bring a little spring inside before Mother Nature was ready. I made some paper […]

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  • Printable Easter Cards

    Printable Easter Cards

    Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays! My grandparents moved to Florida when I was just five years old and we would visit them at Easter time every other year. It was the only holiday we were able to spend with them, so it’s always been special to me. Now that I’m an […]

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  • A Hybrid Layout from a Digital Layout Template

    A Hybrid Layout from a Digital Layout Template

    Here’s a quick tutorial on using a digital template to create a hybrid layout. To start out I took the ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: On the Diagonal and printed out copy of the png onto 8.5×11 printer paper.  Then I cut it apart along the lines of the diagonal “patterned paper” sections.  I used these […]

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  • Pedestal Pop-Ups Tutorial

      An Un-expected element for your Art Journal & Greeting Cards! You are going to be surprised at how easy it is to construct these pop-up mechanisms! I am giving you 2 templates – one for what I call the “stand alone” mechanism and one for the “inset” mechanism. Both are interchangeable depending on your […]

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  • Custom Wrapping Paper Using Align & Distribute

    Audience: Intermediate Category: Printable Projects, Cards & Hybrid Crafts Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 I just love wrapping presents. Especially for someone like my mother-in-law, Suzanne, who appreciates the extra effort that goes into making a package beautiful. With Suzanne’s birthday coming up this month, I thought it would be fun […]

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  • Art Journal Blossom Pockets

    There are many ways to create pockets for your art journal page.  This method is one of my favorites because it is very simple to create, and easily cut out with scissors. Plus it can be used as a design element as well as an envelope that has an unexpected surprise inside! The size is […]

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