Tag Archives: tutorial

  • Make Your Own Pocket Life Journal Cards!

    Make Your Own Pocket Life Journal Cards!

    A very popular style of scrapbooking is with photo pocket pages.  The Scrap Girls Boutique has a whole section devoted to pocket scrapbooking, Pocket Life Journaling Cards.  In this section, you’ll find all kinds of pre-made cards, many with matching kits elsewhere in the Boutique.  If you’re like me, these are great as filler cards, […]

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  • Tips for Using Curled Templates

    Audience: Beginners Category: Templates Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Photoshop CS6 Curled products can add dimension and a bit of fun to your digital scrapbook pages. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use two different ScrapSimple items with curled edges. First, we’ll start with a paper from ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Curled and Torn.  These curled templates […]

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  • Easy-Peasy Coasters using Digital Layouts & Kits!

    It is never too early to start on Christmas projects and I have a perfectly easy, inexpensive one for all the teachers on your gift list. Easy because you can use your existing layouts or create new ones!  I have used the JIFFY Album pages that came with Syndee Nuckles’ adorable One, Two, Buckle My Shoe September […]

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  • Hybrid Greeting Card Basics

    Hybrid Greeting Card Basics

    Have you ever wondered what to do with those paper scrapping products that you’ve stuffed into the hall closet? Use them along with your digital scrapbooking supplies to create unique hybrid greeting cards! If you haven’t tried one, a hybrid project uses a combination of digital and traditional crafting techniques. In this tutorial, I will […]

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  • Create an Embossed Paper

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop CS6 with Windows 7 I have always loved the look of embossed papers, and as paper crafter, I amassed quite a collection of stencils and tools. Now, however, they are gathering dust on a shelf because I can get the same look with the click of my mouse using Brandy […]

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  • Using the Gradient Tool to Add Color to Brushes

    Audience: Intermediate Category: Photoshop Tips and Tools Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 In this tutorial, I am going to share with you another quick and easy way to add some color to your brushwork or your ScrapSimple products. It draws on skills you already have, but just uses them a little […]

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  • Creating Soft Fluffy Clouds with Templates & Brushes

    Audience: Beginners Category: Brush Techniques Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Photoshop Elements 12 When I was looking at the Layer Your Own Brush Set: Doodle Clouds the first thing I thought was “How do I make them look like clouds?”.  Soft, fluffy clouds? Each cloud comes with 3 layers, a base, an outline and a doodle layer. […]

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  • 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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  • Making Paper Ribbons With the Marquee Tool

    Audience: Beginners Category: PSE Tool Techniques Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Photoshop Elements 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . It’s […]

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  • Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club Exclusive: Summer Frenzy

    July’s ScrapSimple Club was created for you by Armi CustodioThis month’s Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Club is full of summer frenzy fun! We asked Armi what inspired her as she was working on this club; and the types of projects it would work well for. Here’s what she had to say: Since my club was scheduled to […]

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