Tag Archives: tutorial

  • Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    As the end of the year approaches, most of us start thinking of gifts that we would like to give. Personally, I love homemade gifts, but I always seem to dream them up in December and then stress through the holiday season trying to get them done in time to give out for Christmas. This […]

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  • Create a Printable Greeting Card

    Tutorial created Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Windows Vista In the September 2013 issue of Guideposts, Mike Rowe talks about how he grew up wishing he could be just like his grandfather. His grandfather was a man who “was a master electrician but could do pretty much anything. Build a house without a blueprint. Dig a well. […]

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  • Adding a Painterly Effect to Digital Embellishments!

    Since I returned from an Art Journaling Retreat held in Santa Fe, NM in September, my mind has been overflowing with ideas to share with you! I definitely had difficulty choosing which one to start with… I decided to add on to a technique I presented to you in my last tutorial: Using Digital Scrapbooking […]

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  • Coloring Fonts

    I love fonts! Although I like to work with all the graphic elements in digital scrapbooking, I would definitely say I am obsessed with fonts! I think there is a good chance a lot of you are like me in that respect; maybe we should start a Fonts Anonymous group here at Scrap Girls! Today, I’m going […]

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  • Printable Halloween Centerpiece and Party Invitation

    I live in a small community and until recently I had to drive 80 miles to shop at a craft store.  In the past month Hobby Lobby and JoAnn’s have opened within five miles of my house.  Both are currently filled with Halloween and fall decorating ideas.  After several trips I couldn’t resist the urge […]

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  • Artist Trading Cards

    Artist Trading Cards

    Artist Trading Cards, ATCs for short, are a delightful and different form of digital scrapbooking. In the “real” 3-D world, ATCs, as their name suggests, are designed by artists to share examples of their work by swapping cards with other artists. In making their ATCs, pretty much anything goes: painting, sewing, glitter, and most often, […]

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  • Printing a Side-Fold Greeting Card

    Article written using Photoshop CS6 with Windows 7 Creating greeting cards with your digital scrapbooking stash is great way to get some extra mileage out of your supplies. I like to create cards with a personalized message inside. In this tutorial, I will show you how to print an inside message for a greeting card […]

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  • Tablet Scrapping: Adding Text to Keynote Layouts

    Tablet Scrapping: Adding Text to Keynote Layouts

    I love words. I taught middle school English for 13 years and spending all that time sharing stories with adolescents gave me a deep appreciation for words. Words are magical to me. They can turn our dreams into something real and tangible. Words can capture emotions and memories long after they pass. Due to my […]

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  • Dress Up Your Glass Bottles – Silhouette’s Silver Printable Foil!

    Who doesn’t LOVE a box of goodies arriving on their doorstep, especially when you don’t exactly know what’s going to be in the box?! When a big box of Silhouette’s special media arrived I was pretty giddy. As I was drooling over each package of special media like printable sticker paper and adhesive kraft paper, […]

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  • Coloring Templates with Layer Styles

    Article written using Adobe Photoshop CS6 with Windows 7 Since colored denim is a fun fashion trend, I experimented with denim colors while creating a simple “thank you” card using Armi Custodio’s denim product line. While there are many different ways to go about coloring templates, I like to use layer effects because they are […]

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