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May 2014

Play With Words by Our Guest Designer

by Rebecca 21 May 2014

This month we have a new face at the top of the designer board.  Be sure to take a look at Mel Designs while she is visiting.  Her style is broad and totally stunning. While I was browsing her store, I found some gorgeous kits like Loving Thoughts.  It is definitely an inspiration for a […]

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New products in our CU store and a FREEBIE!

by Robyn 20 May 2014

Hello friends, let’s look and see what’s new in our CU store for this week and then scroll down for a texture freebie from Nibbles Skribbles. ADB Designs has just released Vol 2 in her Hankie Overlays range of products. These overlays are so pretty and currently on sale with a 40% saving. Aren’t these […]

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LOTW May 11 – 17 And the winner is ….

by renee 18 May 2014
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Foxinsocks with her amazing page Amsterdam. I love Amsterdam and I feel foxinsocks has captured the city really well in this page. The large photo is beautiful and blends in the background perfect. The smaller photo’s are gorgeous as well and so is the border of elements. This absolutely is a wonderful page so congrats […]

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Going Full American

by Toiny Westberry 17 May 2014

I know the photo is a little soft, but it is my favorite of Dane on his birthday this week.  It is just so him.  He finally, at age 7, has his first wiggly tooth and in this photo you can still see the precious baby teeth peeking out. His hair is poking out in […]

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Tone an Image using Gradient Maps

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 17 May 2014
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Today let’s explore Gradient Maps, and how they might be useful in toning our photographic images. I received a text message from my son, Brian, this week.  Attached to the text was this photo of my grandson, Owen, who was at the doctor’s office for his 6 month check-up.  The photo is slightly grainy, having […]

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How To Cast Perfect Shadows Everytime

by Rebecca 16 May 2014

It’s been almost a year since I posted about JanetB’s Drop Shadow Styles.  I love these styles.  They make it so easy add shadows to clusters or even a simple photo on a page but sometimes I want to cast a shadow.  This is not so hard to do but there are extra steps involved.  […]

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Round Robin Week Two: Destination Anywhere by The Urban Fairy and Manu Scraps

by tammy 15 May 2014
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We have a second round of Round Robin!  What is a Round Robin? A Round Robin is One Month, One Designer, Four Collabs. How do you come in, and more importantly, how can you save extra? Answer: Create a LO! The LO rules are simple: Use only the current week Round Robin Collab Properly credit […]

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Gallery Showcase

by Rebecca 14 May 2014

I was browsing through the Designer Gallery today and I found this great page, Ocean Drive by Pepette in Lara’s Digi World‘s gallery.  I just finished a slide show for an engagement party.  The groom-to-be has been hunting, fishing, and boating his whole life.  There was a photo similar to this in the stack his […]

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New in our CU store this week and a FREEBIE!

by Robyn 12 May 2014

Hello friends! How time flies………….it’s Monday once again and time to see what’s new in our CU store. Boop has a fabulous action for making Accordion Folder Flower Circles.  SAVE 30%.   You can really get creative with this action by choosing your own color or pattern. This fabulous collection of frames is now available […]

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LOTW May 4 – 10 And the winner is ….

by renee 11 May 2014
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DSSDiane with her stunning page Autumn Is The Hush Before Winter. I love this page a lot. The photo is blended in the background just perfectly and the beautiful cluster only adds to it. This beautiful page simply breathes Autumn, so congrats DSSDiane on winning this weeks LOTW! This fabulous page was created with the […]

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