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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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  • Take Your Photos from Good to Great Using PSE

    Take Your Photos from Good to Great Using PSE

    Photo editing is my first love and the part of digital scrapbooking that I enjoy the most. Although it’s a subject worthy of a large, heavy book, I’d like to show you how I changed these photos with a few of the photo editing techniques I use routinely. Cropping. Most photos need some cropping to help […]

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  • Flowers: Thinking Outside the Cluster

    Flowers: Thinking Outside the Cluster

    I love using flowers on digital layouts, and the floral elements in Syndee Nuckles’ Creative Spirit Collection are perfectly suited for clusters. For this tutorial, we’re going to think “outside the cluster” and explore a few other ways you can use flowers to enhance your scrapbooking pages. 1. Create a unique title using flowers. Start by choosing […]

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  • Terrific Title Tips

    Terrific Title Tips

    electing a great title can put the finishing touch on a layout that will give it the Wow-Wow factor that catches the viewer’s attention. In this article, you will find a few tips to stimulate your imagination as you create your layouts

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