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5 Creative Ways to Use Ribbon on Your Layouts
Ribbons are one of my go-to scrapping supplies. I use at least one ribbon on most of the pages I create. Since I don’t have room to list all the ways I’ve used ribbon on scrapbook pages, I’ll review five of my favorites in this tutorial. 1. Add dimension and texture to your clusters. Ribbons […]
Gradient Map Magic
I love black-and-white photos for many reasons. Sometimes, a little less color helps to capture the mood of the moment better. Plus, some full color pictures are full of distractions. Removing the color helps us to focus on the expressions on the faces, the lines in the photo, etc. In this tutorial we’ll explore how […]
5 Creative Ways to Use Word Art
The name says it all: Word art is word(s) plus art. It gives us an easy, convenient, and lovely way to give meaning to our pages. Sometimes, we don’t always know what words to use on layouts (beyond the date and name), so word art plays an important role in pushing our creativity toward the […]
Creating an Art Journal Layout Using Templates
When I first looked at Sherrie Piegdon’s May ScrapSimple Club, Journal Junkie, it was clear there were possibilities for an Art Journaling layout: the painted papers, the subject and style of the embellishments, the many layers… oh-so-many customizable layers! The embellishment pieces all come in three layers, as does the alpha. There is a newsprint […]
Breaking Down the Layout #1 – Blending Video Tutorial
Want to learn how one of our top designers tackles blending? Follow along with this video tutorial as Scrap Girls designer Brandy Murry breaks down how she created a beautiful digital scrapbooking layout!
Jazzing Up a Title
This month’s Scrap Girls Club by Sarah Batdorf, Abundant Life, is a beautiful selection of soft colors coupled with bold navy, teal, and gold accents. The club is a perfect representation of the soft gentleness of late spring, delicate flowers in full bloom, and a promise of summer around the corner. I couldn’t wait to […]
Breaking Down the Layout #2 – Brushes Video Tutorial
Scrap Girls Designer Brandy Murry has another installment of Breaking Down the Layout in this great digital scrapbooking video tutorial! Join along to see how she creates a terrific layout using work art brushes.
As with all of Brandy Murry’s kits, Botanical, has a rich variety of papers and elements with which to create our digital scrapbooking pages. I found inspiration everywhere! Here, however, are some ideas for using one extra special part of the Botanical kit – the digital alpha sets. Alpha 1 has an elegant look that […]
What Are Blending Modes?
What are Blending Modes? What do they do? Today I’m going to try and answer those questions for you. And I’m going to keep this on the simple and hopefully easy-to-understand side!
Using a Feminine Kit to Create a Masculine Layout
Gypsy Rose. It even has Rose in the title. Yes, it’s a fairly feminine kit. Flowers and floral patterns abound. If you look at the pieces from a different viewpoint, however, you will see that many of the pieces can be used for a masculine layout. I selected stamps, frames, geometric shapes, string, stitching, a […]