Tag Archives: tutorial

  • 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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  • Quick Photo Edits

    Quick Photo Edits

    Christmas time is a busy time of year, so I’ll take all the scrapping help I can get, and it doesn’t get any more helpful than making a layout using a gorgeous pre-made layout! I found a JIF Plus layout in the store I loved and really wanted to use, but the color palette is […]

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  • 3 Steps to Eraser Stamping

    3 Steps to Eraser Stamping

    Eraser stamping is a popular technique that is showing up in everything from scrapbooking to clothing to children’s crafts. Basically, you take some paint or ink and use the end of a pencil to stamp it onto paper. Using multiple colors of paint or ink, and several different pencils adds layers of interest. Eraser stamping […]

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  • Fast and Fun Calendar to start the new year

    Fast and Fun Calendar to start the new year

    If the new year is near and you’re wondering how you can easily design and print next year’s calendar fast, wonder no more! Every year, I buy digital calendar templates and get quickly overwhelmed by the number of layouts needed to finish the project. Then it dawned on me – I can showcase already-completed layouts […]

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  • Color Inspiration for Digital Scrapbooking Layouts

    Color Inspiration for Digital Scrapbooking Layouts

    There are many ways to color ScrapSimple products, but how do you decide which colors to use on your digital scrapbooking page? The usual color inspiration for any of our scrapbook pages is our photo. However, if you are scrapping a black-and-white photo, I have another suggestion.

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