Farm Brushes and Stamps! And a Freebie!

I LOVE using newsprint overlays and graphics in layouts.  Blended into a background, they can add so much character and visual interest! Norma demonstrated this for us today, using Farm Fresh.  She first created a layout without the use of the Farm Brushes and...

DIY: Door Desk

This week I finally finished the “construction” of my door-desk-work-space.  I would have finished it sooner, but I decided to put wood planks on the wall behind it first. If you would like to read about how the wall was created, you will find the story...

Farm Fresh! And a Freebie!

What better way to start the day than with a delicious, healthy breakfast? Fresh eggs from the chickens, luscious fruits from the trees or bushes, and warm bread straight out of the oven?  Whether you are a farmer working the land, a student going to school, or a...

Puppet Warp, Part 2

Last week we took a very quick look at the Puppet Warp tool in Photoshop. Puppet Warp, Part 1.  Today let’s take a more in-depth look at this great tool. As a quick review: Puppet Warp was introduced into Photoshop in the CS5 version.  It is not available in...

Oldies but Goodies! Save 65%!

The SnickerdoodleDesigns retirement room is closed for now.  But if you missed out on the great savings, head on over to my store at CUDigitals where you can still save 65% on 46 products!  Sale ends September 13th. I hope you will find some products that make your...

September Border Challenge!

My Surprise Me Border Challenge has been posted at theStudio!  It’s always fun to see how one challenge can be interpreted in so many different ways! We all think, work, imagine, and create differently. I LOVE to see the different ideas generated from the Border...

Puppet Warp, Part 1

One of my very favorite tools in Photoshop is Puppet Warp.  It was introduced in CS5, and was the sole reason I upgraded from CS3 to CS5 back in 2010. Let’s take a look at this little known tool and see how useful it can be! The Puppet Warp tool is located in the Edit...

Oldie but Goodie! Retiring Calligraphy Accents

It’s time to retire my Calligraphy Accents to make way for new products! Save 75% on these classics, now through Sept. 14th Available at:    SnickerdoodleDesigns   |   theStudio Please feel free to share this post with your friends! Everyone likes to SAVE!!...

New Distressed Transparencies and a Freebie!

Sometimes adding textures, a shabby look, or some distressing is a great way to start a layout foundation…. and sometimes it can be the finishing touch! Either way, transparencies can be a great addition to your design arsenal, whether you are a designer or a...