What are XML files?

Today I received a question from a blog reader: “I have a question about the Style file types needed for the latest versions of PSE.  There are .asl files and metadata.xml files and .xml files.  Do I need to keep all of these files types?” What is an ASL...

MyMemories Freebies!

MyMemories new weekly freebies have been posted! This is a fun way to “meet” new designers and pick up some fun freebies!    You don’t have to be a MyMemories software user to download and use these freebies.  Any software that uses...

Scrapaneers Free Tutorials and Kit!

  Check out the Scrapaneers Blog this month! They have a month full of holiday gifts from a huge variety of designers, including me! My gift will be available in the December 23rd blog post, so stop by and grab a gift and a little tutorial. And scroll back...

Christmas Gifts

Some people have an incredible talent for picking out The Best Gifts for their family and friends. My daughter, Jennifer, is one of those people, as is my friend, Diane.  It is always obvious by their choices that they are aware of what someone wants or needs. They...

MyMemories Weekly Freebies

MyMemories new weekly freebies have been posted! This is a fun way to “meet” new designers and pick up some fun freebies!  You don’t have to be a MyMemories software user to download and use these freebies.  Any software that uses PNG or JPG...

My Memories December Blog Train

Are you ready for some fun today?  Join the designers at MyMemories in their December Blog Train! Never participated in a Blog Train? It’s easy, just follow the links provided and hop from blog to blog, where each designer has a small FREE sampler mini-kit just...

Christmas Carol Blog Hop

Welcome to the Studio’s Annual Christmas Carol Blog Hop. Every year the Studio Designers gather together to “Sing Christmas Carols” to all of our members, customers, fans & friends. It’s a way for us all to say Merry Christmas and a big Thank You for being so...

Understanding Template Formats

Utilizing digital scrapbooking templates is a great way to spark your creativity and save time.  Templates typically come in several different formats: PSD, TIFF, PNG, and sometimes PAGE.  Let’s take a look at how these files differ from one another, in order to...

How to Recolor Irish Lace Styles in Photoshop Elements

Irish Lace Styles 02 on Sunday, and wrote a post on how they worked so beautifully with Manu Scraps’  Doily and Snowflake Generator Action and Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes Filigree Action.  (Making your own Doilies and Snowflakes). I included a...

Favorite Christmas Ornaments

I have been sitting here for over an hour, contemplating what to write about today. Multiple things have crossed my mind. Christmas traditions in the family Cute photos of children during the holiday Funny things children say about Christmas Favorite family holiday...