Spring Journal Ephemera: Using Digital Freebies and Other Multimedia Supplies

I love to make journals and all sorts of scrapbooking elements to fill my books and folios.  Today I decided to construct some out of various mediums including digital printables, die cut shapes, washi tape, and more.       I began by printing out the Multimedia Crafts Digital FREEBIE kit called, “Fresh Air”.  UsingContinue reading “Spring Journal Ephemera: Using Digital Freebies and Other Multimedia Supplies”

What Do You Love: Favorite Theme or Style

Do you love so many things in scrapbooking that you are often times overwhelmed with what to make, how to make it, what to use, and so forth?  I have a hard time narrowing down how to create something as simple as a card, tag, layout, frame, and the list goes on.  There are soContinue reading “What Do You Love: Favorite Theme or Style”

Photoshop Pen Tool_Cutting out images From Photos

Adobe Photoshop is awesome in how it provides many editing tools that let you place subjects into various backgrounds.  It is so much fun when you can create your own setting with added elements to change the look of an original photo.  In this particular instance I used the “Pen” tool to remove a personContinue reading “Photoshop Pen Tool_Cutting out images From Photos”

Valentine Printable Freebie: Signs of Romance

    Enjoy the latest freebie printable called, “Signs of Romance.  This journal ephemera page is great for shabby chic, Love journals, scrapbooks, cards, tags, and other mixed media.  It comes with tags, arrows, tabs, journaling cards, and more.  The kit is high quality 300 dpi and is saved in both jpg and png formatsContinue reading “Valentine Printable Freebie: Signs of Romance”

DIY Steampunk Scrapbook Paper

Have you ever wanted to make your own scrapbook paper?  You can using Adobe Photoshop.  Basically all you need are background colors, brushes, styles, and edit the layers using various blending modes.                     Photoshop comes preinstalled with various brushes and styles to use, however you canContinue reading “DIY Steampunk Scrapbook Paper”

Sweet Winter_January 2021 Blog Train

Happy New Year my fellow crafters!  I hope 2021 will be an improvement from last year.  I have a freebie to sweeten up this winter and to help you get started on a new crafting journey. Here is my part of the Pixel Scrapper January 2021 blog train.  The theme is winter, snow, sweets, newContinue reading “Sweet Winter_January 2021 Blog Train”

Need a Bigger Greeting Card Envelope?

Have you ever been in the process of making cards for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries and so forth from a prepacked card and envelope set and when you complete layering your card you realize it will not fit into your envelope?  That has happened to me multiple times.  It can get somewhat frustrating because you knowContinue reading “Need a Bigger Greeting Card Envelope?”

November Blog Train 2020

I love digital scrapping and have decided to join a blog train for the first time in my life. I am a commons level 3 designer on PixelScrapper, a site where you can find an abundance of beautiful clipart, paper, overlays, frames and so much more. It has an awesome community of fun crafters withContinue reading “November Blog Train 2020”

Photoshop: 3-D Broken Image Effect

I like to try different blending effects that give images various optical illusions. In this instance I made a rose appear broken. I started out 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 RGBContinue reading “Photoshop: 3-D Broken Image Effect”

September Hues 4: Shades of Gray

I simply chose gray because I liked the neutral color. Although many people feel that gray represents dull, cold, and emotionlessness, while others see it as formal and sophisticated, I just viewed it as another pretty color on the spectrum. It has as many possibilities as blue, brown, and green in my eyes. I likeContinue reading “September Hues 4: Shades of Gray”

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