Tag Archives: tutorial

  • 3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop

    While this Photoshop tool may sound like it belongs in a rodeo, it comes in really handy for making selections and rounding up pixels. It’s truly one of the more versatile selection tools in Photoshop. This tutorial will show the basics of using the Lasso tool and demonstrate a few ways you can use it […]

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  • Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Hue/Saturation

    Recoloring Colored ScrapSimple Templates: Hue/Saturation

    Have you seen the new ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates that are already colored? I think they are so cool! But what do you do if they don’t match the layout you’re working on? What if you really wish a bright blue ribbon was teal? Or pink? The ability to easily recolor items is one of the […]

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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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