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Holiday Projects

All sorts of special things you can create for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and more.



Easter Shapes

By Karen Brockney  ·  April 16th, 2014

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Use the Shape tool to create these cute Easter shapes that can be used to create a pattern for digital scrapbook paper.


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Create a St. Patrick’s Day Card

By Karen Brockney  ·  March 3rd, 2014

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Create this fun St. Patrick’s Day card, using free resources available from the web!


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Create a Valentine’s Day Card

By Chuckie Delano  ·  February 5th, 2014

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Create a fun Valentine’s Day card using layer masks, the Shape tool and the Gradient tool.


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Print Your Own Holiday Cards

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  December 19th, 2013

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Here are some tips for printing greeting cards at home.


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Tis The Season – To Create Your Own Holiday Greetings

By Michelle Stelling  ·  December 13th, 2013

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Create holiday cards with your own personal flair!


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Holiday Lights Animation

By Karen Brockney  ·  December 9th, 2013

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Learn how to add animation to your Holiday emails and blog posts with this video tutorial that shows you how to animate a string of Holiday lights to blink randomly.


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Glitter Decorations

By Karen Brockney  ·  November 27th, 2013

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Karen shows you how to make glitter patterns and decorate frames, text and stickers.


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Creating Easter Baskets and Grass

By Karen Brockney  ·  March 25th, 2013

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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!

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Decorating Digital Easter Eggs

By Karen Brockney  ·  March 20th, 2013

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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!

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Larry’s Holiday Tutorials Class!

By Larry Becker  ·  December 10th, 2012

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Larry Becker serves up a great present for PET subscribers: four holiday-themed tutorials, all bundled up into a nice neat video package.


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Making Your Own Bokeh Holiday Card

By Dave Cross  ·  November 26th, 2012

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With the holidays right around the corner, Dave shows us how to create a special greeting card with some soft, light bokeh.



Create a Custom Cover for Your Holiday Book

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  December 12th, 2011

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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.



Design Your Own Photo Card

By Diana Day  ·  October 26th, 2011

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For holiday cards that express your unique personality, skip the templates. We’ll show you how to design custom greeting cards.


Seasonal calendar pages

By Elizabeth  ·  October 7th, 2011

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Last week we released our yearly calendar templates, complete with a new, seasonal design. This week we’re releasing three new page templates just for Photoshop Elements, using that seasonal style.



Create Haunting Halloween Images

By Liz Ness  ·  August 24th, 2011

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Explore the more devious side of Elements with three fun photo effects, including alien eyes, ghostly apparitions, and babies with laser vision.


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Instant Holiday Photo Card

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  December 16th, 2010

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Forgot to get that holiday photo card done? Need one quick? Matt shows you how to spruce up an older photo with a seasonal element.

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Online Resources for Seasonal Cards

By Liz Ness  ·  December 7th, 2010

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Liz shares a list of online sources for custom-designed and standard holiday photo cards. What are your favorites?

Advent Tag Project

Basic Tags for Advent or Anytime

By Liz Ness  ·  November 30th, 2010

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Liz shares a project for basic tags for Advent Calendars or anytime.



Picture-Perfect Gift Tags

By Liz Ness  ·  November 24th, 2010

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Show off your crafty side by transforming favorite photos into personalized gift tags.


Making a Valentine Sack Topper

By Wendy Williams  ·  January 29th, 2010

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This year I am going to make little sack toppers for a Valentine’s Day party we are having and I thought that I would share the technique with you.

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