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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Simply Super

So you’re really getting into this hobby and see the benefits to continuing. And here is a really big benefit and all you have to do is follow the directions to enter into Simple Scrappers give-away: Full 1 year subscription to Simple Pages / Simple Projects (a $96 value)! This will be the ONLY chance … Continue reading »

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What is that color?

You’re going through your kits and find several which just might fit the bill. Thing is you like the elements from kit 1 and you know the papers just aren’t. But the papers from kit 2 are exactly what you are looking for. This is where the colorize and H/S/L come in. Throughout this demonstration … Continue reading »

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Terrific Tuesday

What a day… I am on the second day of my new job.  Love it but noticed it has cut into my scrapbooking!  Egads!  I’m trying to get some pictures thrown into layouts so when I get a moment I can find the right paper and elements.  Like this one I did today for my … Continue reading »

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Bug’s Week 3 of January – 365 project

Baw hahahaha.  I am finally up to speed on my 365 project. Today is the end of week 3 and I have week 3 in a template AND with journalling. Life is good! template: cbj_365_temp_week47font: segoe print How is your 365 project coming along?

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Bug’s Week 2 of January – 365 project

Ok, I’m at it again.  Finally got week two into a layout.  No words, no papers or elements… but here is week 2! template: awp – 365 template 2 Found that template layout at Vicki’s Blog for free.  I think it is going to work great with my January theme.  Now if I could just … Continue reading »

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I see Bug has started a 365 project. I try and then I forget. I’m going to make more of an effort this year. In that vein, I have found some places for inspiration to share with you. From About a Boy Another Approach to 365So, What do you do when you skip a 365 … Continue reading »

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Express Lab – Color Balance

This time open you photo in PSP. Then View>Express Lab. Click on the Color Balance icon. Moving the slider to the left (increasing the value) adds blue to the overall color of the photo making it cooler, toning down the reds, oranges and yellows. Moving it to the right (decreasing the values) adds red to … Continue reading »

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Express Lab – Smart Photo Fix

Today we will be working with the Express Lab that comes with PSP X2 and X3 (it may come with other versions as well, I just don’t have them installed any longer). Open the Express Lab (View>Express Lab). Click on Get Photos button on bottom right corner and open photo that you would like to … Continue reading »

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Bug’s Week 1 of January

Getting a template from “In the Making Design“, I did not add any papers or embellishments… yet… Will do it after I finish the month of January.  Here is Week 1 of my household: template: Inthemaking_P365templateI Text still needs to be added besides just the dates. It also needs to be lined up.  But it … Continue reading »

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With a Script here and a Script there

Scripts are still somewhat foreign to me.  Odd because I was a computer programmer in 7 computer languages in my ‘previous’ life (before children and becoming a housewife).  Yet, I haven’t had time to sit and really work with them except once.  I need to do it a couple of more times to make it … Continue reading »

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