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  • Fun with Warped Text

    Fun with Warped Text

    Create titles and word art using the Warped Text tool in Photoshop Elements.

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  • Learning to Love the Polygonal Lasso Tool – Part 1

    Learning to Love the Polygonal Lasso Tool – Part 1

    Of all the selection tools, I think the Polygonal Lasso Tool is my all-time favorite. I use the Rectangular Marquee Tool a lot, but when I want total control and precision, the Polygonal Lasso Tool (correct pronunciation: puh-LIG-ah-nahl) is my go-to guy. The Polygonal Lasso Tool works best when selecting things that have straight, angular […]

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  • Learning to Love the Polygonal Lasso Tool – Part 2

    Learning to Love the Polygonal Lasso Tool – Part 2

    Are you ready for some Polygonal Lasso Tool creativity? We’ll start by making some confetti. Open some colorful background paper from a digital scrapbooking kit or collection. I’m using papers from the fabulous Falling For You Collection Biggie by Angie Briggs. Choose the papers you want to use and open the first one, then drag all the […]

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  • Guided Edits in Photoshop Elements

    Guided Edits in Photoshop Elements

    Whether you are just learning Photoshop Elements or you are already comfortable and familiar with its editing capabilities, one option is well worth exploring. That option is Guided Edits. You will find the Guided Edit tab at the top of the Editor window between Quick and Expert. Just click on the tab to move your […]

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  • Heritage Layouts using Large Patterns

    Heritage Layouts using Large Patterns

    Using large patterned papers on heritage layouts.

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  • 3 Ways to Frame A Photo

    3 Ways to Frame A Photo

    For this tutorial, I will show you several different ways to frame a photo. As we walk through the process, you will see that framing your photos can be anything from simple to elaborate, depending on your mood, the purpose of your framing, or your time available to scrap! Let’s get started. The simplest, most […]

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  • Photography Tips for the Digital Scrapbooker

    Photography Tips for the Digital Scrapbooker

    This article is about photography tips, and more specifically, my number one tip for taking great photos. I could suggest things like: Rest your hands on something to minimize blur. Use the Burst mode to capture a sequence. Use the Rule of Thirds to compose your shot. All great tips and principles, but have another the […]

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  • Using One Photo with Multiple Frames

    Using One Photo with Multiple Frames

    Frames are a great way to highlight photos on a layout and help them to stand out from the background and embellishments. After all, the photos are the reason most of us are scrapbooking, so we really want them to be the star of our pages.

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  • How to Download Your Products

    How to Download Your Products

    All the products Scrap Girls sells are digital, so your purchases will be sent as a download instead of shipped in a box. We’ll show you how easy it is to download your products and answer common questions.

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  • Tap the Power of the Type Tool

    Tap the Power of the Type Tool

    One of the most versatile tools in Photoshop Elements is the Type Tool. Once you learn to harness its power, you’ll discover a whole new world of creative possibilities. When you click on the Type tool (see the tool bar on the left of your workspace), the Tool Options will appear. In the far left […]

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