Heritage Postcards

The Magic of Adding Postcards to Heritage Layouts

A Sprinkle of Holiday Magic to You and Your Family!

What a year it has been! I wasn’t quite sure where I would fit into all the scrapbooking goodness that is tied up into Scrapaneers.com but the response has confirmed that I have found my niche which brings a smile to my face!

 

We’ve covered a lot of topics this year but I have one more to finish it up because it’s so frustrating to find myself working on a particular family group that doesn’t have very many family photos. What am I to do when I want to combine not only documents and stories, but also some photos, into my Lifestory books — but I just can’t find them? Let’s look at some of the creative ways we can bring outside photos into our Lifestory pages that add background as well as a bit of fun.

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Digital Art

Mixing Digital & Traditional Art

Hello all my artsy friends, and welcome to the next installment of our Winter Magic collaboration!  I absolutely love my digital creations and layouts, but I still love getting my hands “painty” and working with traditional art supplies.  Today we have a very special guest in the Scrapaneers house  – my awesome friend Donna Downey (artist extraordinaire) is sharing her ideas for combining digital art with traditional art techniques.   Are you ready to get your hands dirty (in a good way)?  Then come on in and join me . . .

 

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Using Styles on Holiday Layouts

It’s that time of the year when all your layouts can use a little extra sparkle! I love using styles when I’m designing and scrapping. Not only are they very easy to use, they are also very versatile and can be modified to your heart’s content. Today, I want to show you how I used the styles created by Mommyish to make my winter layout extra magical.

 

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Winter Magic Challenge

We hope you’re enjoying the Winter Magic holiday event this year at Scrapaneers. So far, you’ve downloaded mini-kits from FIVE amazing digital scrapbook designers and there are MORE headed your way each Monday and Friday this month. You’re collecting all these gorgeous goodies, it’s a shame not to use them AND make sure all your digi-scrapping friends know about them, too! We thought this would make for a fun Winter Magic challenge.

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Recipe Cards Made Easy

Now is that time of year where we go for tradition, and bust out those handed down family recipes to make everyone’s favorite meals and treats.  For some recipes, we only make them once a year.  Those are the ones most of us look forward to and anticipate, as they become more special than the routine dishes and desserts. What better way to share them with others than with your own creative recipe card!

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Animated Snow in Photoshop

Creating Animated Snow in Photoshop

 

Welcome to December on the Scrapaneers blog!  Today we are kicking off a month filled with fabulous creative tutorials, some surprise guests and a free and FABulous collaboration called Winter Magic.  Join us every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in December to collect all the Winter Magic downloads and learn some digital tips and tricks along the way.  I am kicking things off with a fun tutorial for creating animated (falling) snow on your digital pages.  Ready to get started?  Then come on in and join me . . .

 

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