September Hues 3: Shades of Blue

Like the color blue, my grandma symbolized trust, loyalty, wisdom, and faith. She knew how to calm situations. I really do miss her. Her memory lives on with all the great moments that made me smile. If blue is the color all the positive things mentioned, then I feel I have made a great choiceContinue reading “September Hues 3: Shades of Blue”

September Hues -Week 2: Shades of Brown

Similar to week one, I began by opening up a new print, 12″ x 12″ file in Adobe Photoshop CC 2020. Under “Preset Details” I set the resolution to 300 pixels /inch, the “Color Mode” to RGB color 8 bit, “Background Contents” White, and Color Profile to, “Working RGB: sRGB IEC61966-2.1, with a Pixel aspectContinue reading “September Hues -Week 2: Shades of Brown”

September Hues: Shades of Green

For the month of September, I have decided to challenge myself each week to scrapping with certain hues. This week (September 1-5, 2020) I am using shades of green. I began by opening up a new print, 12″ x 12″ file in Adobe Photoshop CC 2020. Under “Preset Details” I set the resolution to 300Continue reading “September Hues: Shades of Green”

Choosing Scrapbook Layouts

When you are creating a scrapbook layout how do you choose your design? Do you use premade templates or do you add elements and shapes to form your final photo blueprint? I like to do both. First, I decide on a theme, such as the fall one in the layout above. Next I choose theContinue reading “Choosing Scrapbook Layouts”

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”

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