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Archive for April, 2013

O My Stars!

SaraO My Stars

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Sometimes you don’t have to have a theme.  Sometimes, you just go where the art takes you.  I have been too busy lately and haven’t had gallery perusing time.  So for this edition of O My Stars, I just enjoyed going through the gallery and looking at the gorgeousness that exists in it.  Here are…

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1 Kit 5 (or so) ways

cynthia1 Kit 5 (or More) Ways

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Hello hello! Cynthia here today with our monthly 1 Kit, 5 (or so) ways post! This month we chose to use Sabrina’s amazing Every Minute kit. With bold colors and patterns, amazing word art, the cutest photo pockets and awesome journaling cards, Every Minute was the perfect kit to feature. Let’s see what the team…

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O My Stars – Mixed Media and More

VickiSO My Stars

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HellO there! There is so much incredible inspiration in the gallery. I really have a hard time choosing just a few layouts to showcase. My first pick is from terese and is a great art journal type piece of art. I really like the large title. I just swooned when I saw this masterpiece from thimbleberrie….

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Tip: Turn your photo into sepia tones

Scrappie IreneTips & Techniques

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Irene here with a little technique for you all! Sometimes I like a colored photo in a sepia version. There are some ways to get a sepia result and I’m going to show you one of them with Photoshop Elements 11. Drag a photo into the workspace. Then go to Enhance, Adjust Color and Adjust…

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O My Stars – Starring Imperfections

DianeO My Stars

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This week’s gallery standout STARS are all about IMPERFECTIONS! That’s right, I said imperfections, which is the subject of this month’s Theme challenge. This first example from Dady has such wonderful color and I love the artsy painting in the background, then the star is the lovely imperfect vase with the chip pointed out with…

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The Font Doc Strikes Again

SaraTips & Techniques

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After my first examination as the Font Doc, I got asked to treat another patient.  Though I had two patients in the waiting room, I summoned Nana Linda in first.  Nana presented with these symptoms: “I have the hardest time these days making a page…it takes me hours and hours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”  I decided to operate. When…

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Tip: Align letters

Scrappie IreneTips & Techniques

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Do you always have troubles to get your alpha letters in one straight row? There is an align function in Photoshop Elements! It works very simple, but sometimes you have those words with and l or a g in it and you just can’t align it with one click on the button. Let me show…

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O My Stars

DianeO My Stars

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It’s April! Time for a new set of challenges, Easter celebrations, spring flowers, and new life abounding! It seems today’s STARS are dominated by critters! This first STAR layout by faby33 is that age-old story of a boy and his dog.  Note the wonderful texture of the photo treatment and the effective repetition of the…

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1 Kit – 5 (or so) Ways!

Sara1 Kit 5 (or More) Ways

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My Sunshine! We finally saw some nice weather in my neck of the woods this week and it’s given everyone spring fever!  When we were selecting the next 1 Kit choice a few weeks back, we wanted to bring something in that had some color!  Most of us are pretty sick of the snow and…

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