DIY Mini Notebooks - Maritza LisaMaritza Lisa explains the steps for making mini notebooks with the Silhouette Machine. She used the electronic die cutter and software to design and cut out the covers and pages for her notebooks. Once assembled, she embellished the cover …

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Selfie help book from PhotoJojoLast year The Oxford Dictionay named “selfie” their word of the year, and who are we to argue with that? Now the folks at PhotoJojo have written a guide to selfies that they are calling “The Selfie Help Book”

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Product Review - Canon Selphy vs Epson Picturemate by Kerri BradfordIf you’re in the market for a dedicated photo printer, Kerri Bradford has posted a comparison of the Canon Selphy and the Epson PictureMate. These two self-contained mini printers bot print 4×6 photos. Kerri gives a bit of technical …

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Tutorial - Photoshop for Rookies

Harri at Vanilla Craft Blog has some help if you’re new to Photoshop. She uses sketches to illustrate basic concepts like layers, selecting, transforming and saving files. There are some really good tips here, so go check her out.…

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Four Ways to Back Up Your Photos

The folks at PhotoJojo outline four different ways that you can back up your precious digital photos. Use one or all four. Actually, you should use at least two methods to make sure your photos are truly safe.  An …

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Tutorial - How To Create a Font on Your Phone or iPad by Oh Everything Handmade

Bettina Johnson shows us how to make our very own font using apps for both iPhones/iPads and Android smartphones. You’ll need to get the free apps she recommends , as well as a stylus for “writing”. Imagine being able …

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Tutorial - Digitize Your Handwriting With an iPad

Did you know that you can use your iPad to digitize your handwriting? Gillian Nelson explains how you can easily do this, and then use that file in your paper crafting. She shows how you can use it digitally, for …

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Instagramsmall

I came across this interesting article on The Atlantic Cities website about the possible effect using Instagram has on our memories. The article quotes the results of a study by psychological scientist Linda Henkel. She asked

“To what extent …

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Local Letter Alphabet by Buttons and Paint

Here’s a clever idea from Buttons and Paint: take photos of signs around your town, and use photo editing software to create a unique digital alphabet. Simi and Sian explain how they took photos around their town, and show …

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Tutorial - How to Include Videos on a Scrapbook Page with QR codes

Michelle at The Paper Vine shares a technique for including videos on a scrapbooking page. I’ll give you a hint: QR codes! If you’re a tech savvy scrapbooker who uses a smart phone, this will appeal to you! Click

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Tutorial - instagram filters using photoshop actions

This tutorial from Autumn Baldwin shows you how you can get the look of Instagram filters on your photos using a set of free actions designed for Photoshop. So if you don’t have a smart phone, or just want to …

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JSprague-Colour Scheme On Launch

Check out the Scheme On series over at Jessica Sprague. She provides you with a free zip file of the colour scheme (with an additional quote!), and includes a video showing how to use the scheme in Photoshop. Click here

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Tutorial - Renaming Photo Files Quickly by Simply Kelly Designs

Which of us hasn’t uploaded the 300 photos we just took at one event and wished we could change the name to something that would be easier to find than DSC_74836? In this video tutorial, Kelly at Simply Kelly Designs

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Hybrid Scrapbooking Week at writeclickscrapbookJoin Christine Newman, aka listgirl for a week of hybrid scrapbooking at write.click.scrapbook. Get tips and techniques, and enter the giveaway! Click here to see more.…

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Tutorial - Add text to Pictures with Free software

Rachael at Nothing if Not Intentional, shares how you can create milestone photos to document how your children are learning and growing. She does these every six months or so for her daughters, all using Picasa, the free photo software. …

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