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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mode of operation & Happy Halloween

Sometimes you find an alpha, frame or element you really like but it just doesn’t work with the background you have chosen. In that case you may want to try out the blending modes. Below are examples of some of the blending modes using the “Bewitched” alpha and dark paper that I used in my … Continue reading »

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Take me out to the candy

Technically we have one more day until the little spooks and ghouls make their way down the streets, but if your county is like ours you will be having it tonight. So we are going to be making a mini-take out box from Mirkwood Designs. It’s small, quick to put together and makes great Halloween … Continue reading »

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Not so sweet treats

With Halloween just around the corner and trick or treaters heading for your door, you have the option of sticking with traditional candy OR you can try out some of your scrapbook techniques to give out something just a little different or to use as party favors. Today we will go over crayon boxes. Stacy … Continue reading »

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From Alpha to Zeta

You’ve seen those cute alphas out there and now you’ve been introduced to the joys of fonts. But did you know that you can use fonts to make your own alphas or titles? You sure can and it is pretty easy. I would suggest you use wide fonts such as: Yard Sale by Harold’s Fonts, … Continue reading »

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The big reveal

The ad-spiration challenge is just that… a real challenge. Each month the hostess provides the participants with an ad and using that as inspiration you are to build a page. You don’t have to go with the placement of photos, type or elements; but it could be the color that inspires you or something within … Continue reading »

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Taking a moment

So how has it all been going? Getting any scrapping done? I’m still waiting to see what you have been doing… The challenge I took part in here was the Show Me the Mini hosted by Trixie Scraps at Gotta Pixel. This time we were given a mini-kit to use and we had to use … Continue reading »

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Erasing the way

The page at the bottom is what resulted from the Simply Sketchy challenge at Gotta Pixel and hosted by litabells designs. She provides the template and it is up to you to make a page out of it. I really like this one as much because of the pictures as the layout. Who knows when … Continue reading »

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A swirly tale

Before we get started, please take a moment to read Tracey R’s Magic Dust Trails (click on article name), then read the articles she has links to. Now are you ready to get started? Yeah, me neither, LOL. I can’t draw so I’m going to cheat by using a commercial doodle by Acmdesignz that I … Continue reading »

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A guide line to Alpha

And I don’t mean Centauri, but those cute pre-made alphabets that come with some kits or can be downloaded by themselves. They are fondly referred to as alphas and they are not fonts. They can come as fulls sheets (as shown), individual alphas or both. To use a full sheet, marquee around the tallest character … Continue reading »

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Eerie-sistable fonts

One of my favorite challenges is a Font Challenge. Here I get to pick up unique fonts and use them in layouts in ways I would not have thought of before. And most forums have one of some type. Another challenge you will face when you start downloading fonts is what to do with them. … Continue reading »

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