Monday, January 30, 2012

Changing an element to match your Digital Lay Out

You can make any element, text, shape or clipart match the look you are going for on your digital scrapbook page with these few simple steps.

I wanted the journey tag to match the rest of my sketch so I changed it. I did this with a few simple steps. I used Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.

I opened the tag onto a transparent background.
I opened a new layer with the paper I wanted the tag to be.
With the paper layer on top of the tag layer I selected the paper layer in the layers pallet.
Then I cut the paper to the tag layer by holding the “Ctrl” key and pressing the “G” key. Then to merge the two layers I held the “Ctrl” key and pushed the “E” key.

Bird is the Word Sketch "Journey"

January 29, 2012 Journey Sketch I made for http://birdisthewordchallenge.blogspot.com

Friday, January 20, 2012

Adobe Photoshop Elements Shortcut

I learned a new shortcut on Adobe Photoshop Elements. Click on the layer in the layer pallet that you want duplicated and then hold your Ctrl Key down and push the letter j key.
I copy allot of layers editing photos, making scrapbook sketches and making digital scrapbook pages, what a great time saver this is.
I learned this shortcut from...
http://psd.tutsplus.com/articles/tools/awesome-keyboard-shortcuts-photoshop/

Monday, January 16, 2012

Bird is the Word Sketch "Remember"

January 16, 2012 Remember Sketch I made for http://birdisthewordchallenge.blogspot.com

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

New blog header and background

To make my new blog header and background I used elements and paper from both My Mom Rocks by ScrapShana and Magical Morning Sampler by JillDZines.blogspot.com They both have great digital scrapbook supplies.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Sketch for Bird is the Word

My new sketch for BITW http://birdisthewordchallenge.blogspot.com
January 1, 2012 - New Challenge Word - PROMISE

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