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Making a Tied Ribbon

By Wendy Williams  ·  July 8th, 2009

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Tied ribbons are fun elements to add to your scrapbook pages and they actually are not too difficult to make. There are a lot of steps but if you take is slowly and carefully then your finished ribbon should look…

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Making a Tiled Paper

By Wendy Williams  ·  July 7th, 2009

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I have been experimenting with making a tiled paper, and thought that I would share the technique with you. It is not too difficult to create, but it does involve quite a lot of switching layers. I do hope that…

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Making a Chalkboard

By Wendy Williams  ·  May 14th, 2009

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One of the forum members recently emailed me to ask how to make a chalkboard. At that time, I didn’t have time to write a full tutorial so I was only able to give a few pointers on the techniques…

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Creating a Cut-out Edge Effect

By Wendy Williams  ·  March 19th, 2009

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Fancy cut-out edges are great to use on your Scrapbook Pages and actually they are not too difficult to make.

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Making an egg and an egg cup

By Wendy Williams  ·  March 18th, 2009

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Several years ago I made an egg in an egg cup and I have had many requests to show how its done.

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Using a Scrapbook Template

By Wendy Williams  ·  February 15th, 2009

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Last month I showed you how to make a scrapbook template out of a favourite layout; this month I will show you how to use that template to make a new page.

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Making a Scrapbook Template

By Wendy Williams  ·  January 19th, 2009

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People often ask how can they make a scrapbook page template so I thought that I write a tutorial showing you how to do just that. It is really simple and once the template is made then it is very easy to use it time and time again.

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Wrapping a Ribbon Around Text

By Dave Cross  ·  December 19th, 2008

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Follow along as Dave shows us how to intertwine a ribbon and text.

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Making Christmas Lights

By Wendy Williams  ·  December 5th, 2008

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Here is another fun and easy Christmas-themed tutorial: a set of Christmas lights that have the appearance of being lit.

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Making a Simple Lace Mat

By Wendy Williams  ·  November 12th, 2008

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Lace mats are quite popular in scrapbooking so I thought that I would do a tutorial showing you how to make a simple brush and then use that brush to make some lace for trimming a mat.

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Making a Fold-Out Photograph

By Wendy Williams  ·  November 11th, 2008

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This is an effect that fascinates me, so I thought that it would be good to show you how it can be done.

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Wrap Up A Sweet Surprise

By Nancy Marti  ·  November 5th, 2008

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One of my favorite projects is to create custom wrappers for candy bars. They can be used for holidays, birthday parties, showers and weddings.

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Making a Pin

By Wendy Williams  ·  September 25th, 2008

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Pins are such fun things to use on scrapbook pages, and I know that many of you like to use them, so I thought that I would show you how I make mine.

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Making Window Glass

By Wendy Williams  ·  September 18th, 2008

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There was some discussion in the forum a while ago about how to make window glass float above an image so that it looks realistic. Here’s an approach to try.

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Adding Dimension To Your Scrapbook Elements

By Nancy Marti  ·  September 5th, 2008

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Making elements to use in your scrapbook pages is one thing. Making them look real is quite another. This exercise will help you learn to use two great tools, Dodge and Burn, to enhance your elements and give them depth. Let’s begin by ‘folding’ our paper so we can practice these techniques.

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Yipes, Stripes! Weaving Wave Filter Magic

By Diana Day  ·  September 5th, 2008

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In this tutorial, I’ll show you a clever and almost magical way to create stripes and checks using the Gradient tool and the Wave filter. This unique method is so quick and easy, you may find yourself adding stripes to your layouts just for fun.

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Yipes! More Stripes!

By Diana Day  ·  September 5th, 2008

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This companion article to my tutorial in the magazine will give you further tips and ideas for creating stripes and checks.

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Making Brads

By Wendy Williams  ·  August 14th, 2008

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Brads, or eyelets, are something that we use a lot in scrapbooking so I thought that I would do a tutorial showing you how to make a simple brad and two more complex ones.

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Make a Comic Book-like Background

By Dave Cross  ·  August 12th, 2008

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Use gradients and the Halftone Filter to create an interesting dotted background for your work.

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Weaving Ribbons

By Wendy Williams  ·  July 31st, 2008

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Despite their complicated appearance, weaving ribbons is not too difficult a technique. It is really effective when you use it on a scrapbook page.

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