More MiniOs and Collage Cutout Mini-Tut

Mini-Os Oscraps has a fun event once a month called the Mini-Os. All the designers create kits based on one color swatch. Be sure to catch them! Once a month, they are on sale for 40% off for 4 days on the 4th Friday of the month!!! We missed out on talking about our sets …

Back to the Future and Sci-Fi?

I am a big geeky sci-fi fan, of both books and movies and everything in between. I’ve even got art hung from Attila Hejja, NASA’s official artist. I do like my sci-fi and nothing was better than when they announced a sequel to Blade Runner and [SQUEAL] Jared Leto was going to be part of …

Frames PNG Files Tutorial

FRAMES TEMPLATES We have some new templates in our shop…this one is a Floating Frames set that gives you an appearance of “glass” sitting over a photomask. You can place your photo image over the mask and clip it OR, you can place a regular photo under the frames for a simple and clean look. …

Unique Bracelet Tutorial Using Printables

I have a fun tutorial for using our Printables! I made this cute little bracelet using the Steampunk Printable. We have a section in our store for printables. This is not only a great tutorial for yourself but for your teen this summer. It’s creative and it’s wearable! Most of the printables are made for collage …

Easy Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop Brushes Don’t know how to use our brushes? Here’s a quick tutorial on installing brushes and some tips on using them. Our brushes are primarily similar to stamping in real art. They are placed on  your page with one click, or maybe two depending on what you plan to do with it. I am …

Making Messy Page Backgrounds

Today, we’re gonna do a couple things for making those gorgeous messy backgrounds for your mixed media pages. Let’s grab a plain piece of paper. This one is from the Mythos kit. And an edge, this one from the Urban Fairy at Digitalscrapbookingstudio.com   Lay the edge over the paper background. Click on the LAYERS …

How to Create an Earth Glow

Today, I’m creating an earth glow with the Skywatching kit and lights pack. A glow can be cool in some instances of fantasy pages or art journaling pages as it creates a focus to your art. And combined with the lights art in the set, it’s fun and creative!     Please note that I …

What to do with the Gesso Overlays???

So, gesso pages in art journals are awesome in looks and texture and there are various reworkings of gesso overlays in digital format. They make cool additions to your stash in that they can breathe new life for backgrounds you’ve used over and over again, or even create new elements to personalize your pages! Here …

Fun Photo Frames for Digital Art

Photo frames are used quite often in scrapbooking and digital art. It makes a photograph look finished. This tutorial will show the process of making a paper type of frame that will complete your page. The tutorial uses Photoshop CS3, a frame shape from Christine Smith, a plain paper for the frame and a colorful paper …

Creating a Chipboard Tag

In digital, many times, we re-create a real physical scrapbooking item for the computer screen.  Chipboard elements have always been a mainstay of the scrapbooking world.  And now, you can make a custom chipboard tag to suit your own layout! 1. Select a chipboard overlay.  Amanda Rockwell has some amazing overlays in their shops.   This tutorial uses Bekah E. …