Using Lighting Effects in Photoshop

Light plays a very important part in digital design and in our scrapbook pages.  It can be used to add drama to both our photographs and layouts.  Today let’s look at the Lighting Effects filter in Photoshop and see how we can make that work for us. The Lighting...

Using the Shear Filter in Photoshop

Last week we talked about Using the Liquify Filter in Photoshop.  Many of you wrote to say that you have not used Photoshop Filters before.  So today let’s look at another filter that can be helpful to you in your scrapbook layouts: the Shear Filter. The use of paper...

New Products: Vintage Book Overlays

A few weeks ago, my husband and I were driving from our small town to the next-small-town-nearby, and I saw a cardboard sign along the highway, with the words “Estate Sale” scrawled on it.  The sign pointed to an older house, and in the yard I saw table...

Cool Beans! Oh, the things you can do with Coffee Grounds

Many of us drink coffee for the taste or the energy boost it can give, while others of us don’t enjoy the drink at all. No matter which group you fall into, you can still utilize coffee to enrich your life.  There are many eco-friendly ways to use coffee grounds. ...