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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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  • Using Florals on Father’s Day Layouts

    Using Florals on Father’s Day Layouts

    April Martell shows us how to use our beautiful floral kits to spotlight Father’s Day layouts and projects.

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  • Scrapping Multiple Photos

    Scrapping Multiple Photos

    I want to show you how you can create a nice layout using multiple photos, even with those that you might consider “unusable.” With all of the software tricks and fabulous digital scrapbooking supplies, your possibilities are endless as to how many photos you may use in a layout.

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  • Converting Photos to Sepia

    Converting Photos to Sepia

    Multiple photos mean multiple colors, backgrounds, variations in lighting, skin tones, etc. Add that mix to the colors you’ve chosen for your layout and things can get really busy, really fast. That’s when I turn to one of my favorite techniques — converting the photos to sepia. I call it The Great Equalizer.

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  • A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: Magic Wand Tools

    A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: Magic Wand Tools

    In this tutorial, we will be looking at some of my favorite Selection tools – the Magic Wand tools. These three handy selection tools are located directly below the Rectangular Marquee Tool on a default version of Photoshop Elements. The magic wand tool is located In the “Select” menu, and embedded under the Magic Wand […]

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