July 2013


Welcome the Designers of TDF#55

07/01/2013

It's time to kick off JULY's issue of The Digi Files and our designers have really gone above and beyond to create some AMAZING products for you this month!  Today is also Canada Day, so we want to wish our Canadian readers, members, and designers a Happy Canada Day!! Many of our annual memb…

Distressing

07/02/2013

Font is ChunkFive and Picture Perfect paper is by Micheline Martin. There are times when you need a messy, grungy font. Here’s a simple trick to take any font and distress it in Photoshop. Step 1: Write words and rasterize In Photoshop, use the text tool to write any word on a new layer. I pref…

How to mix and match patterns for digital scrapbook layouts

07/03/2013

All image examples use The Good Life by Zoe Pearn As I’m working on decorating our new home, I’ve been hitting the books (or actually websites) for some advice on how to put everything together. It’s always helpful to have a bit of a refresher course from time to time and that also holds tr…

Happy 4th of July to Our Readers

07/04/2013

Happy 4th of July to our American readers, members, and designers! Hopefully, you are avoiding the heatwave headed across the country (or if yo…

Oooh! Ahhhh! It's Friday!

07/05/2013

Forever Joy Designs Star Spangled Banners & Grand Old Flag. Ostrich Sans font. I spent the night "ooohing" and "aahhing" over all the great fireworks for the 4th of July, and today I'm having that same reaction as I look at all the fun previews of new goodies in digiland. Isn't it great to be…

a mid-year check in

07/06/2013

Designs by Lili calendar card   The year 2013 is officially more than halfway over now! This is a great time to take inventory of your memory keeping goals and projects and evaluate what you want to be focusing on for the rest of the calendar year. It’s also not too early to think about…

Organizing the cloud with Jolidrive

07/07/2013

Peppermint’s digi show picks usually have a pretty big impact on my life and Jolicloud is one of her finds (from episode 91) that I have been really excited about! This quote really got my attention: On the Jolicloud blog, Tariq Krim explains the reason for creating Jolidrive. Give …

Inspired by Studio Tangie

07/08/2013

The following layouts were created using “Quickity Split” by Studio Tangie and included in The Digi Files during July, 2013:Layout by SharonS. Supplies: Quickity Split Art Journaling Workshop by Studio Tangie; Blender: Brandy Murry, Scrapgirls, Butterflies: Scrapgirls, Font: CK Fairytale Transpa…

Quickity Split Pages

07/08/2013

After getting to know Tangie through recording The Digi Show and spending a bit of time with her "in real life," I have to say she is so inspiring! Tangie has a way of always helping me see things from a different perspective. It truly is a gift! Tangie recently ran a KickStarter campaign that was …

Scrapbooking Travel Preparations

07/09/2013

SUPPLIES: AH Designs - Techno Geek This year I’m taking the family camping. It’s been an adventure just getting ready never mind once we get there. We plan on camping or rather an adapted version called cabining. It’s camping without a tent but a wood cabin with beds. The cabin is th…