Tag Archives: tutorial

  • 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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  • Fun With Photo Masks

    Fun With Photo Masks

    Designer Angie Briggs started the New Year off for us with her delightful ScrapSimple Club: Capturing Moments — full of amazing products perfect for any type of photo. Although I’m familiar with all of the products in this club, I discovered that by going beyond my usual layering and clipping, I could achieve some fabulous […]

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  • Realistic Paper Clips

    Realistic Paper Clips

    Melissa Renfro’s Farmhouse Style Collection includes some darling wire paper clips. They are the cutest thing ever! I love the little shapes on top and the “perfectly imperfect” bent-wire look. The only problem with these paper clips is that sometimes it’s difficult to make them look like they are actually holding two pieces of paper together. Realistic […]

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  • 3 Ways to Use Overlay Templates

    3 Ways to Use Overlay Templates

    Scrap Girls ScrapSimple Paper Templates line includes some fabulously grungy paper and overlay templates that you can mix and match to create a variety of incredible papers! In this tutorial, I’ll show you some easy ways to combine and color paper templates. I started each paper by using a solid color overlay (Blending mode: Overlay) for the […]

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  • Showcase Your Word of the Year!

    Showcase Your Word of the Year!

    Do you choose a Word of the Year? The One Word Resolution movement is based on the idea of focusing on a single word that embodies the changes you want to make during the year, instead of making a long list of New Year’s resolutions. (Truthfully, I’ve never made it past the “choosing a word” […]

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