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  • Adjusting the Pattern Size of Styles in Photoshop Elements

    Adjusting the Pattern Size of Styles in Photoshop Elements

    What would we do without styles? Being able to add touches of virtual glitter, glass, paint, metal, wood, and so much more is one of the best parts about digital scrapbooking. Today, let’s work with one of the options available: adjusting the pattern size of styles by scaling. Since we might want to apply the same […]

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  • Fun with Pocket Life Cards

    Fun with Pocket Life Cards

    Journaling cards are here to stay. And these little gems are super versatile and can be used on many types of layouts from Pocket Life to art journaling to more traditional scrapbook pages. You can also wse templates to create customized pocket life cards to match your layout or project.

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  • The Basics of Clustering Digital Embellishments

    The Basics of Clustering Digital Embellishments

    Embellishment clusters can be a little intimidating. Knowing a few tips can make them so much easier to arrange.
    First, remember that placement is key. Think about what you want to accomplish with a cluster. This will help you know where to start putting embellishments.

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  • 5 Tips for Making Layout Templates Your Own

    5 Tips for Making Layout Templates Your Own

    I have a confession: I am a rather haphazard scrapbooker. I never start with a plan beyond a few photos I know I want to use and a feeling I want to create. I generally just start sticking things on a page and moving them around until I’m happy. Layout templates (where the layout comes […]

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  • Getting Started in Photoshop Elements

    Getting Started in Photoshop Elements

    A few days ago, one of my friends confided that she wanted to learn to digital scrapbook, but she wasn’t sure where to start. She had Photoshop Elements, and she had read a lot of tutorials; she had a file of pictures she wanted to scrap, but she still felt overwhelmed. I thought a basic […]

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  • 3 Fun Ways to Use Highlights & Scribbles

    3 Fun Ways to Use Highlights & Scribbles

    Find out 3 fun ways to use digital highlights and scribbles on your layouts and cards!

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  • Photo Placement Tips For Digital Scrapbook Layouts

    Photo Placement Tips For Digital Scrapbook Layouts

    Photos are the heart of most digital scrapbook pages. All my pages start with the photos. Even when creating a page for a specific collection, I first choose photos that work well with it.

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  • Catch a Wave With Gradients & Paper Templates

    Catch a Wave With Gradients & Paper Templates

    Find out a quick and easy way to color your paper templates using the Gradient tool in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements!

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  • Navigating Photoshop Elements

    Navigating Photoshop Elements

    For Father’s Day, I wanted to create a layout about my dad’s life using lots of pictures and elements. With so many layers in my design, being able to move easily around the page and layers was key. I used a lot of different techniques I have for navigating Photoshop Elements quickly. I wanted to share […]

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  • 3 Quick and Easy Ways to Mix Patterns

    3 Quick and Easy Ways to Mix Patterns

    Mixing patterns on your pages can be a challenge, in this tutorial, we’ll go over 3 different ways to use them without overwhelming your photos.

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