I remember the first time I opened Photoshop Elements. I thought I'd never figure it out. The only thing that looked familiar was the menu bar across the top. I mean we're all familiar with that because all programs have a menu bar, right? But everything else was totally foreign to me. I had been … Continue reading Feeling Frustrated or a Little Desperate?
If you've been on the fence about enrolling in The Basics and Beyond course, maybe this Cyber Monday Sale will give you some motivation. It only lasts 24 hours, so act quickly and save $50. Here are the deets... I was recently asked... Which version of Photoshop Elements are you using in the … Continue reading Have You Been on the Fence?
Hey, YouTubers! I'm not sure if that's a word but you know what I'm talkin' about, right? We are now on YouTube. We currently have several Quick Tip videos and we'll continue adding helpful tips every week. We need your help! If there is anything you'd like explained or demonstrated, please reach out and comment … Continue reading Check Us Out on YouTube
One of the excuses I hear a lot is, "I just don't have enough time for digital scrapbooking"! Really? Here's a quote from Marie Forleo that I know is true, "If it's important to you, you'll make the time. If it's not, you'll make an excuse." It's true in my life and I know it's … Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Time for What’s Important to You
I found a great infographic resource on Pinterest for all kinds of useful tools. At the end of the article, it gives the code if you want to share it. So I'm sharing it because I'm sure you'll find many items on the list helpful and I may want to refer back to it myself!
You may wonder what is needed to learn to scrap digi-style? You're not alone. A lot of people don't understand exactly what digital scrapbooking is or how to do it. They may see a really cool layout posted on Facebook or that you've printed and ask how you did it. When you explain it's digital … Continue reading What Do You Need to Scrap Digi-Style?
Stop waiting for the stars to align or until you gather enough tutorials to finally figure out how to start creating digital scrapbook pages. I've got your back. I was in the same place once. I was fascinated with learning digital scrapbooking. I remember hearing people talking in Facebook groups and forums and in some … Continue reading Stop Waiting, Start Creating!
It's been in the works for a while but after many setbacks the Photoshop Elements for Digital Scrapbookers Primer online course is ready. The Primer course teaches you about the software used for digital scrapbooking. Then The Basics and Beyond course focuses on scrapbooking and takes you from beginner to savvy digi-scrapper. To find out … Continue reading Photoshop Elements Primer Course
Creativity. It's an interesting subject. I received a newsletter from Anna, a digital designer, recently that broached the subject. She had read a book by Allen Gannett called The Creative Curve. Here are a few of the ideas she pointed out. and I've paraphrased. Creativity is not magic and the more we immerse ourselves in … Continue reading Creativity-Genius, Madness, Gift, or Purposeful Practice?
Thanks for joining me on your creative journey! You may or may not consider yourself a "creative" person but I believe we are all creative at our core. We've been taught that only special people born with innate gifts and talents are truly blessed with creativity. The truth is even those people have to work … Continue reading Welcome Creatives!