Straight from the ‘Ask Liz: Round 1′ blog post, Liz shows you how to create two different types of website headers.
Design and Layout
Learn special things you can do to add a professional design tough to your photo creations.
Creating Easter Eggs is wonderful, but what about the basket that holds them? Karen strikes again with Easter magic as she shows you how to make your own basket and grass graphics!
With Easter right around the corner, Karen serves up this fantastic video about decorating your own digital easter eggs! Use them for Easter-inspired digital scrapbooking, on custom frames and even hidden in your own images!
As a companion to Larry’s January/February article, he shows you how to manipulate perspective with a fantastic text effect.
Patterns can be used for all sorts of projects, from birth announcements to unique photo borders. Liz shows you how to make your own basic patterns and then how to apply them in multiple ways!
Instead of paying steep fees for someone else to create your business cards, Lesa shows you the basic steps for making your own, using your own photographs!
Beautify your computer screen while still leaving room for your desktop
icons with a custom wallpaper template.
Liz shows you how to take two photos, one with a small blank background, and combine them to create a unique and versatile wedding memento.
A ‘quick page’ is a backdrop with a frame and embellishments for one or more photos that you can add interchangeably. Karen shows you how to use custom shapes to create your own ‘quick page’ to really showcase your best photos.
Create a playful picture-stack collage that makes it look like your photo was created from scattered snapshots.
Since spring and summer are such big wedding seasons, Liz shows you how to create a simple wedding announcement postcard.
Karen uses brushes as ‘digital stamps’ to create a textured background for any photo.
Learn how to add new textures to the Texturizer filter. This article is a companion to the “Customize Your Desktop” tutorial in the July/August 2012 issue.
See the range of creative possibilities when creating a textured border. This article is a companion to the “Customize Your Desktop” tutorial in the July/August 2012 issue.
If you’ve ever needed help creating a quick page layout for your photos, Dave takes the mystery out of the whole process with a slew of handy layer tips.
Using the Paste Into Selection command, Elizabeth demonstrates how to fill in a cool template with multiple photos.
Using a layered Photoshop PSD files as a template, Karen shows you how to create your own scrapbook page with a variety of elements.
When a picture just isn’t enough, learn how to use Wordle to create complex word clouds and then customize them in Elements.
Matt offers up some ways to get the creative juices flowing by making your own custom cover inside Photoshop Elements to replace the stock ones offered by the online book services.
There are numerous ways to customize your Out of Bounds images; here are a few ideas and some links for inspiration.