Digital With Digital: Quick and Easy Ephemera

[UPDATED] When it comes to making ephemera for your scrapbook or junk journal, do you sometimes appreciate easy fixes?  I do.  That’s why I combine multiple digital templates together to quickly complete a project. In this instance, I will show you how I made some cards, envelopes, and tags from various digital templates.  Some ofContinue reading “Digital With Digital: Quick and Easy Ephemera”

Something Borrowed, Something New

When it comes to crafting, I love to take an existing idea or technique and merge it with my own new spin on it. Crafting is somewhat like a wedding.  We are married to what we love.  We create an alliance with supplies, videos, magazines, and things we see in stores on display, giving usContinue reading “Something Borrowed, Something New”

Digital File Storage

If you love scrapbooking and junk journaling, then you have probably acquired quite a bit of beautiful papers and elements.  Some may be physical purchases from brand names such as Graphic45 , BoBunny Tim Holtz The Paperstash, Stamperia, and many others. You may have also purchased digital downloads from etsy,or other websites.  Many digital files areContinue reading “Digital File Storage”

Digital Scrap-booking: Quality Tips – Checking Gamut in Adobe Photoshop

It is very important to identify when images are out of gamut before completing digital scrapbook projects. Why? The answer is simple. But first you must understand what a gamut is.  A gamut is the color range or scope of colors that monitor systems display and printer structures print. If an image is out ofContinue reading “Digital Scrap-booking: Quality Tips – Checking Gamut in Adobe Photoshop”

Memories and Treasures Freebie Kit

Enjoy this vintage style paper kit. Create your scrapbook pages, envelopes, tags, bags, junk journal pages and more. This 6 piece, 8.5″ x 11″ kit is 300 dpi, and is in printable jpg format. Click here to download your copy of Memories and Treasures. See terms of use for licensing agreement.

Digital Scrapbook Layouts

Do you enjoy making digital layouts to house your photos and elements from special memories?   I do. I get the same satisfaction of developing something unique and personal to have for future viewing with digital scrapbooking as I do with hybrid creations.  Also, with digital scrapbooking, you can print out your designs without the mess toContinue reading “Digital Scrapbook Layouts”

Decorative Die Cut Junk Journal Elements

When creating a craft project such as a card, tag, scrapbook, junk journal, or some other type of mixed media art, where do you all gather your decorative elements?  Do you fussy cut out your shapes and sentiments or do you die cut them out using special machines such as the Sizzix BigShot, Cricut Maker,Continue reading “Decorative Die Cut Junk Journal Elements”

New Years Crafty-lutions 2020

Do you crafty-holics make New Year’s Resolutions for resolving your project woes?  Are there any skills that you have just not mastered yet?  Since there are so many exciting ideas out there to try, it is good to add more techniques or styles to your existing mastery.  I like to challenge myself to create somethingContinue reading “New Years Crafty-lutions 2020”

Creating Your Own Patterns in Photoshop CC: Using an Open PNG File

Adobe Photoshop Applications come with multiple preset patterns that are fun to use but only cater to a select number of themes.  They are great to have when designing scrapbook pages, layouts, templates, and many other projects.  It may seem as though the pre-installed patterns only give you few options to build with.  However, theContinue reading “Creating Your Own Patterns in Photoshop CC: Using an Open PNG File”

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