Tag Archives: templates

  • DIY: Money Gift Envelope

    DIY: Money Gift Envelope

    My grandkids have gotten older and now prefer a gift of cash instead of toys and presents. Sometimes this gift feels a little impersonal, so making a money gift envelope using your digital scrapbooking supplies is a great way to add that special touch. Digital Scrapbooking Supplies Used: ScrapSimple Craft Templates: Gift Card & Money […]

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  • Using Cherise Oleson’s Taking Notes Products!

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 with Windows 7 Every 15th of the month when the new ScrapSimple Club appears, it’s like opening a birthday gift. I enjoy discovering each month’s theme, and I like to think about what kind of digital scrapbook layouts the designer envisioned when she planned the club. It was a real […]

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  • Making the Most of Multi-Photo Scrapbook Layouts

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop CS5 with Windows 7 When it comes to digital scrapbook page design, I’m one of those “less is more” people. I like to pick a focal point — usually a single, strong photo — and then create a simple setting with papers and embellishments, one that won’t compete with the […]

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  • Altering Digital Embellishment Masks

    Tutorial created Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Windows Vista When I first had the privilege of working with Brandy Murry’s Menagerie Collection Biggie, for this month, I was totally excited at the theme and all the earth-tone colors. As the mom of an “animal family,” this collection is heaven! In our house, we have plenty to […]

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  • Creating Realistic Shadows Using ScrapSimple Lifted Photos

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 with Windows 7 I love making my layouts look as realistic as possible. I love it when people have to ask, “Is this a photo of a paper scrapbooking layout or is it all digital?” One of my favorite tools that help make things look touchably realistic are […]

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  • Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    As the end of the year approaches, most of us start thinking of gifts that we would like to give. Personally, I love homemade gifts, but I always seem to dream them up in December and then stress through the holiday season trying to get them done in time to give out for Christmas. This […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Cherise Oleson’s October ScrapSimple Club!

    Each month we get a glimpse behind the scenes of our Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club designers, and this month’s designer is Cherise Oleson! Click here to check out Cherise’s ScrapSimple Club at a great price! When you started working on your club, what was the first thing you did? I had an idea of what types of […]

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  • Create a Printable Greeting Card

    Tutorial created Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Windows Vista In the September 2013 issue of Guideposts, Mike Rowe talks about how he grew up wishing he could be just like his grandfather. His grandfather was a man who “was a master electrician but could do pretty much anything. Build a house without a blueprint. Dig a well. […]

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  • Coloring Templates with Layer Styles

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop CS6 with Windows 7 Since colored denim is a fun fashion trend, I experimented with denim colors while creating a simple “thank you” card using Armi Custodio’s denim product line. While there are many different ways to go about coloring templates, I like to use layer effects because they are […]

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  • Rotating Digital Layout Templates

      Tutorial created Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Windows Vista The ScrapSimple line of Digital Layout Templates are an essential component of my digital scrapbooking stash. I love that the designers have given us some insight into their own layouts through their templates. Think of them as a sneak peek into the creative process of the […]

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