Use gradients and the Halftone Filter to create an interesting dotted background for your work.
Everything you need to know to create scrapbook pages and embellishments.
Despite their complicated appearance, weaving ribbons is not too difficult a technique. It is really effective when you use it on a scrapbook page.
Making glossy buttons is actually quite easy to do, and they look great on a scrapbooking layout.
Well, this time of the year we are all making lists so I though that I would show you how to make a pencil, which you can add to scrapbook pages, greeting cards, and more.
Here’s a tutorial for creating a very cool stained-glass effect, which you can use on your scrapbook pages, or on cards and other projects.
Frames are something that lots of us use in scrapbook pages and they can be quite complex to make. It is possible, however, to make a simple frame quite easily by using one of your scrapbook papers.
Keychains are popular embellishments for scrapbooking layouts. Here’s how to make your own.
Alpha Embellishments are not too difficult to do but it does take some time to make them for all the individual letters of the alphabet, so I decided to see if I could come up with a quicker way
Adding metal rings to your scrapbooking ribbons is not too difficult to do but the result is very effective and you can use it in many different ways. I thought that it would be a good idea to do a…
I often get messages asking me how to make a scrapbook page, so I thought that I would run through the stages of making one for you. Hope that this helps people who are new to scrapbooking.
Tags are a great way to embellish your scrapbook layouts. They offer fun and simple ways to say something without a lot of the sappy journaling that many people cite as a turn-off to scrapbooking. The examples shown here are just a few of the ways you can add a little more pop to your pages.
Here’s a quick way to make a simple chain brush that you can use in your scrapbook pages.
Do you admire those popular grungy backgrounds and wish you could make your own? Here’s an easy and fun technique that utilizes some of the many free brushes available online. In the process, we’ll also take advantage of two often-overlooked tools: dodge and burn.
This piece is adapted from a wedding video tutorial for Photoshop by Matt Kloskowski, and I’m taking it a little further to create something you will be proud to display or present to others.
I was playing around the other day making a gift bag, which I though looked pretty good, so I decided to share the technique with you. I do hope that you try it out and that you enjoy it.
Designing elements for a scrapbook kit can be a challenge. You quickly learn to recognize basic shapes enhanced with layer styles as just that: basic shapes. The challenge is to create something new and unique. To do this, you need to see beyond the obvious or ‘think outside the box.’
A popular effect you see with a lot of scrapbook page templates and kits is the page curl.
Combining two or more photos to re-create a special moment can add life and warmth to the memories we record.