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  • Journaling Placement on Scrapbook Pages

    Journaling Placement on Scrapbook Pages

    We talk a lot about where to put our photos and digital scrapbook elements on our layouts to provide balance, focus, and visual interest. But today, I want us to think about where to place that often-overlooked workhorse that really tells the story – our journaling blocks.

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  • 5 Creative Ways to Use Photoshop Styles

    5 Creative Ways to Use Photoshop Styles

    If you haven’t jumped into the world of styles, you are missing out! With the simple click of the mouse button, styles can completely change the look of your papers, embellishments, and even photos.

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  • Embellishments Outside-the-Box

    Embellishments Outside-the-Box

    One of the things I like best about using embellishments is their versatility. For example, the classic shape of a luggage tag provide us with a great opportunity to think outside the box. They are not only perfect for travel and vacation layouts, but they can be used even if we are just staying home! The luggage […]

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  • Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Templates

    in the SG Design Shop there are two different types of Layout Templates you can use to help with the composition of your layout. The newer templates have layers all set up for you to clip each one of your photos and papers onto. Some of the older templates have just one of two layers. I want […]

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  • Fun with String Art Spiros

    Fun with String Art Spiros

    In this fun tutorial April Martell shows you creative ways to use string art spiros on cards and layouts.

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  • Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements

    When creating a digital scrapbooking page, I’m a creature of habit. I tend to use familiar techniques and tools. One of the tool sI often overlook are Custom Shapes and yet they are often the perfect solution to a design need. Unlike brushes and photos and most other objects in our digital scrapbook pages, the […]

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  • Customizing Clusters

    Customizing Clusters

    In this month’s club tutorial Anna Mansfield shows you how to customize a cluster to create an eye-catching title!

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  • Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    Using and Organizing Fonts for Digital Scrapbooking

    The world of fonts is a smorgasbord that really never ends! The tricky part comes when you start collecting thousands of fonts, and your computer goes Gasp! because it doesn’t like being bogged down with all of the typographical deliciousness.

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  • Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Three Ways to Color Paper Templates in Photoshop Elements

    Our ScrapSimple line at Scrap Girls is one of the first products I was drawn to, and I think it’s safe to say that it’s the type of product I design most often! I love the limitless possibilities that ScrapSimple templates offer, and it’s amazing how easy they are to use once you get the hang of it!

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  • A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: The Marquee Tool

    A Closer Look at Selection Tools in PSE: The Marquee Tool

    In this tutorial we are going to look at the Marquee tool to discover what it does and when to use it. Let’s start by looking at where the Selection Tools are found. In PSE they are found under the heading ‘Select’ on the left hand side menu. My screenshot shows the Move Tool, the […]

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