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How to get computer-printed scrapbook journaling onto decorative tags

By Paula Gilarde I like adding computer-printed journaling to my paper scrapbook pages. I frequently use strips or journaling blocks, but I also like to use decorative journaling spots and tags. While it can be a little trickier to add printed journaling, it’s  not impossible. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Measure […]

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How to get laser cut photo effects for hybrid and digital scrapbook pages

by Paula Gilarde Digital photo masks come in a variety of shapes and sizes and you can use them to get cool effects on your photos. You can then use these altered photos on digital or hybrid/paper layouts. To get the look on the photo above, I used one of Katie Pertiet’s Blocked Out Photo […]

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So that’s hybrid? Bright summer scrapbook page by Betsy Sammarco

Betsy Sammarco made this page of her niece while she was on vacation! “Hybrid is vacation friendly,” she said, explaining that she doesn’t usually scrapbook on vacation. She began the page with a Jen Martakis template and American Crafts digital elements from DaisyTrail.com Before leaving for vacation,  Betsy printed the base of the layout with […]

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Use Photoshop & digital templates to make invites, announcements & stationery

by Amy Kingsford Making your own digital invitations, announcements and greeting cards can be simple, inexpensive and speedy…especially when you use helpful tools such as digital templates, that most of us digital scrapbookers already have on hand! Read on to see how to use Photoshop Elements or Photoshop CS PLUS a template to make your […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Own Ransom-Alphabet

by Amy Kingsford Here’s an idea for jazzing up your scrapbook page titles and embellishments. Ransom Alphas are a fun new trend both in paper and digital scrapbooking worlds. Basically a “Ransom Alpha” is an alphabet that is made up of mismatched letters and fonts.  Like this fun font called For the One Hundredth Time […]

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Make Your Own Scrapbook Page Embellishments with Dingbat Fonts

by Paula Gilarde You don’t even need to have some fancy-schmancy photo editing software to try this digital technique. All you need is word-processing software like Word. I used a dingbat font to create a fun custom embellishment for my page. Dingbat fonts are fonts that uses small pictures instead of letters. In this case […]

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How to include scanned handwriting on your scrapbook page

by Paula Gilarde I like to incorporate letters and drawings into my scrapbook layouts but sometimes my little ones are not too enthusiastic about letting me use the original copies. Scanning the item in question is an easy solution to that problem. I’d like to pass along a few tips I’ve picked up that will […]

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5 ways to make your own fabric using digital scrapbooking supplies

By Amy Kingsford If you had asked me a little over a year and a half ago if I ever thought it possible to design and print my own fabric from home to use on my scrapbook pages and hybrid projects, I would have said “NO!” That was before I fell in love with digital […]

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