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  • Drop a Drop Cap into Your Next Layout!

    Drop a Drop Cap into Your Next Layout!

    A block of journaling looks so much more interesting (and professional) with a dropped capital letter as the first character in the first word. Magazines often use this technique to draw your attention to the paragraph. I use it all the time on my heritage pages. Let me show you how to do a drop […]

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  • Tips for Coloring ScrapSimple Products

    Tips for Coloring ScrapSimple Products

    Does the thought of using ScrapSimple products terrify you? If so, you’re not alone! I’m here to demystify the whole ScrapSimple world by pointing you to some super-helpful resources, plus I’ve written this tutorial to show you how to turn out some incredibly pretty paper and embellishments in no time at all! First, it helps […]

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  • Artsy Photos, Traditional Layouts

    Artsy Photos, Traditional Layouts

    I love the look of Art Journaling. Painted artsy elements, a little bit messy, perfectly imperfect. It’s beautiful. But as much as I love it, I am a traditional scrapbooker at heart, with layered papers trimmed into neat rectangles, 3D embellishments, and photos taking center stage. If you ever feel like I do, take heart. […]

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  • Leave Your Mark with Our Free Embossed Signature Stamp!

    Leave Your Mark with Our Free Embossed Signature Stamp!

    Painters always sign their paintings. As a digital scrapbooking artist, you can also sign your page with an inconspicuous, embossed signature stamp. Follow along and you’ll see how fun (and easy) it is! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to edit this free PSD layered embossing stamp and add an embossing or letterpress Layer […]

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  • Blending Mode Tips and Tricks

    Blending Mode Tips and Tricks

    The simplest explanation of Blending modes is this: they change the way two (or more) layers look when they are stacked on top of each other. In this tutorial I will share a few tips and tricks when using Blend Modes.

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  • A Little Photo Mask Magic

    A Little Photo Mask Magic

    Just like with any hobby, words and jargon might not make a lot of sense to new scrapbookers. “Mask” is one of these words. To the rest of the world, a mask is something you wear with a costume. Or to rob a bank. Or maybe it’s a type of tape you use to cover […]

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  • All Spaced Out: Leading Tweaks

    All Spaced Out: Leading Tweaks

    This month’s Scrap Girls Club: Rosehill Cottage by Cindy Rohrbough, is full of pretty vintage papers and embellishments. I was delighted to find that a beautiful set of Ephemera Embellishments was included. Many of them work perfectly for adding journaling to your scrapbook pages. I love writing my journaling on lined papers, but most of […]

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  • Making Word Art Pop!

    Making Word Art Pop!

    I think my favorite part of this month’s Scrap Girls Club: Mojave is all of the beautiful word art. Designer Jennifer Ziegler has given us a mixture of black type and script that is elegant and timeless. If you want to make this terrific word art pop, you can add a little color to it. […]

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  • 5 Tips to Speed Up Your Scrapping

    5 Tips to Speed Up Your Scrapping

    Whether you’re new to digital scrapbooking or you’re an old pro, we all share one common challenge: TIME! We never have enough time to do all the scrapping we’d like to do, want to do, or need to do. I can’t give you more hours in the day, but I can offer some tips to […]

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  • 3 Ways to Make Word Art Stand Out

    3 Ways to Make Word Art Stand Out

    This month’s Scrap Girls Club by DRB Designs has a fun mix of pretty embellishments, patterned papers, and word art. Sometimes I shy away from working with word art in a collection because it can be hard to read on a busy background or the colors don’t quite go with my page. In this tutorial, […]

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