Back To School Organizing

With the coronavirus epidemic still looming, many students are having to choose between physical learning, virtual learning, or both, and staying safe through it all is the most important thing. Pupils of all age groups need to have the necessary mechanisms that follow many legislative guidelines. From having to wear masks and keeping a 6Continue reading “Back To School Organizing”

Vintage Ephemera Rounds FREEBIES

Enjoy this latest freebie printable, “Vintage Ephemera Rounds”. This download can make great additions to your scrapbooks, cards, tags, junk journals, and other mixed media projects. These circles are 3 inches and are printable onto 8.5″ x 11″ paper. Be sure to check out the terms of use licensing for this and other kits. ClickContinue reading “Vintage Ephemera Rounds FREEBIES”

Creating an Embossed Mini Paper Notebook

I love to make journal pages and embellishments from digital media. I decided to create a really simple mini paper notebook. This little book of writing ephemera would look great in a mixed media album. To make it, all that was needed were a computer or laptop, some software that could open the digital files,Continue reading “Creating an Embossed Mini Paper Notebook”

Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals

I have seen many black and white images of vintage people in ephemera packs for sell to use in scrapbooking and other mixed media projects.  They are beautiful embellishments that make any tag, album cover, and various other crafts stand out.  I love the look they give, but I don’t know the individuals in thoseContinue reading “Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals”

Digital Fourth of July Memories

I love family, fun, and free time to get together and create beautiful memories with loved ones, especially around holidays. I’m always taking pictures to have for tomorrow. There is nothing more satisfying than to see those snapshots amid gorgeous little graphics that exemplify the occasion. With the Fourth of July coming up, I imagineContinue reading “Digital Fourth of July Memories”

Digital Scrapbook Pages: Creating in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop provides an array of fun tools and features that allows users to explore their vast ideas. From making scrapbook pages, and embedding photos, to creating textured styles, fonts, and editing motion pictures, Photoshop is an essential application I use in lot of my projects. Photoshop was used when I made the picture above.Continue reading “Digital Scrapbook Pages: Creating in Adobe Photoshop”

Photoshop-Camera Raw: Turning Colored Photographs into black and white

I have always been attracted to vintage style photographs and ephemera. I, therefore decided to play around with the Camera Raw feature in Photoshop to edit a picture so it would have a nostalgic appeal to it. I took a semi current day color photo of my sister from 1974 and made some blending adjustmentsContinue reading “Photoshop-Camera Raw: Turning Colored Photographs into black and white”

Junk Journal Pages Series 1 Part 3: Using Digital Printables

I have been working on a junk journal for a few weeks now and decided to add some of my digital printables to a couple of the pages.  I used the latest Multimedia Crafts Digital Blog Freebie called, “Ads Envelope Template”, and the Multimedia Crafts Digital Facebook Freebie called, “Aged Stamps”.   I made twoContinue reading “Junk Journal Pages Series 1 Part 3: Using Digital Printables”

Digital Photo Frame: Freebie

I hope everyone has been doing well and is still sharpening their skills with digital crafting. I’ve been playing around with some clip art and decided to design a simple photo frame layout. This freebie comes with a psd and a png transparent file. You can clip a photo and mask it to the psdContinue reading “Digital Photo Frame: Freebie”

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