Dogs and Kids. They’re alike.

Does that thought insult you? That I think dogs and kids are alike? If so, I apologize. I don’t mean to put them in the same category of importance, really. But I do mean that having kids and having dogs can sometimes feel the same to me. I’ve had this...

Are You Lucky or Blessed?

Some say they are “lucky,” while others say they are “blessed.”  No matter your perspective on this, my digital scrapbooking collection, “Lucky Me” was designed to help you easily document your stories. Be they by chance,...

Full of Surprises

Last weekend our son, Brian, and daughter-in-law, Melissa participated in the first 2020 segment of the  Spartan Trifecta.  And I got to take care of (a.k.a. play) with Owen and Ella (6 and 4 years old) all day long.  It was Valentine’s Day. I had promised the...

Have You Made Your Appointment Yet?

It’s that time of year for me. I’m talking about that appointment that I don’t like to schedule but do because I know I should. Yep. I’m talking about the yearly mammogram. I don’t remember when I started having yearly mammograms. It was way before the “recommended”...

How to Use Postage Images on your Digital Scrapbook Pages

Infuse your digital scrapbook designs or hybrid projects with the fun and artsy look of postage stamps and images.   The graphics in Postage Images were extracted from postcards, in my possession, from the 1800s and 1900s. This product includes a Photoshop...
How to Load Brushes in Photoshop Elements

How to Load Brushes in Photoshop Elements

Using brushes on digital scrapbook pages or projects is a fun and easy way to add extra interest to layouts or hybrid crafting projects.  Photoshop Elements is one of the most popular programs for digital scrapbookers and it comes with hundreds of options to help you...

How to Load and Use Scatter Brushes in Photoshop

Placing scatters on our digital scrapbook pages or projects is a great way to add dimension and interest.  Photoshop or Photoshop Elements users can use Brushes to create scatters with a few adjustments to the Brush Settings. But if you dislike adjusting settings...

Is it a Matter of Perspective or Communication?

My husband, Rick, enjoys performing “magic tricks,” or what are commonly called “illusions.” He especially enjoys performing with a deck of playing cards.   Rick used to entertain our guests with his illusions or was asked to entertain at our...