From Trash to Treasure_Upcycling Shoe Box Packaging

Don’t you just get so excited when you buy something and get a bonus gift…the packaging?  I recently got a new pair of sandals and I was stoked with the plastics and tissue papers that came with it.  I immediately thought of making some journal pockets, doing some decoupage, and simply getting creative with allContinue reading “From Trash to Treasure_Upcycling Shoe Box Packaging”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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 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”

%d bloggers like this: