January 2009


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01/01/2009

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Doing My First Layout

01/01/2009

Are you thinking that digital scrapbooking might be a good fit for you, but you aren't sure where to start? Well, the best way to learn to digi scrap is to just dive in and try it!! I (Steph) learned to use my photo editing software (all of them...haha) buy using the wonderful tutorials online an…

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01/01/2009

This is the area where we will be adding information for those of you that are just starting your digital journey and those of you who have been traveling it for awhile now.   We have topics on the right hand side that link to even more tutorials, tricks, and resources.  If you have suggestions…

A new year and a new way to do digi...

01/01/2009

I love fresh starts!  I always loved the first day of school, first chapters of books, the first morning light.  When something new starts there is a feeling of renewal, of freshness, of opportunity, and of dreams come true. As we enjoy the fresh start of a new year, I want to introduce ano…

Photography Class

01/02/2009

Photography.  Scrapbooking and photography tend to go hand in hand.  While it is possible to scrapbook without photos, most people assume the two belong together.  We take photos and then on our scrapbook layouts we share the story and convey the feelings through our art and our words. Her…

Computer Tips & Tricks

01/03/2009

By nature of the hobby, digital scrapbookers spend a lot of time on their computer. It’s kind of hard to scrap without it, huh? However, even if we feel comfortable on our computers and can scrap a page with relative ease, there are always things we don’t know and always things we can learn …

Don't Lose a Thing

01/03/2009

ETA: I have switched my online back up method since writing this post. You can read about my newest system and why I switched for more information.Imagine all of the photos, layouts, and memories you have stored on your hardrive. What would happen if the drive they were stored on died? Do you have…

Installing Actions for Photoshop

01/04/2009

For Photohop 7, Photochop CS and Photoshop Creative Cloud:Thanks to Atomic Cupcake for allowing us to reprint these!1. Copy the .atn files to the location of your choice2. Open Photoshop. Open the actions panel (WINDOW>ACTIONS).3. Click on the contextual menu (icon with 4 thin lines) in the top …

Lights, Camera...ACTIONS!

01/04/2009

Actions (a precorded set of steps in Photoshop) sure can make life easier and sometimes even more fun. There are actions to speed up your workflow (resizing for web, renaming files), actions to perform cool tricks (like turn things to metal or make your text look "stamped"), and even actions to edi…

Installing Actions for PSE 3 and 4

01/04/2009

PC USERS:1. Close Elements if it is running.2. Copy the entire folder (.atn files and .psd files) to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\Previews\Effects3. Open the C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\ Previews\Cache\Effects Cache4. Delete these three files: CategoryCache.che, Li…