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Adjustment Layers 101

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 17 January 2015
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Adjustment Layers in Photoshop offer us the opportunity to make many creative decisions in our work.  They can be intimidating at first; so today let’s take a look at some basic information about Adjustment Layers. For the purposes of today’s tutorial I am using Photoshop CC2014. Please check your own Photoshop version to see how […]

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LOTW Jan. 9 – 15 And the winner is …

by renee 16 January 2015
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Gina with her fantastic page The best is yet to come. This page has such a beautiful design, the cluster is just fabulous and I love the cute photo framed in the mask. Absolutely stunning, so congrats Gina on winning this weeks LOTW! This wonderful page was created with the amazing Oh Captain, My Captain […]

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Oh Captain, My Captain – The Hope – by Feli Designs and a free quickpage for you

by renee 15 January 2015
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I’m sure you have all seen the film “Dead poets’ society” and you all know the quote “Oh captain, my captain“. Part One of this project by Feli Designs is called The Darkness, as a symbol for the “quiet side”, for sadness, depression, darkness and pain of the heart. Now I want to show you Part […]

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Round Robin: Excuse The Mess

by Toiny Westberry 13 January 2015
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It is time for another month of fantabulous, amazing, wonderful  Round Robins starring none other than our own Carin Grobe Design! It’s time for week 02 with the so appropriate Excuse the Mess:  Clutter, dust, dishes and piles. Mess. Homes are messy places, and often the cleaning falls down the to-do list to make room […]

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What’s new in our CU store and a freebie!

by Robyn 12 January 2015
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We have some great new products in our CU store and I would like to showcase just some of them for you today. …………and make sure that you scroll down the page for a fabulous FREEBIE CUflower from Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes.   SweetMade has a great new bundle in her store. This super bundle […]

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Custom Collection Sunday: Burlap and Lace

by Toiny Westberry 11 January 2015
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It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays. Yay! We are getting back on track after the holidays.  Finally! We’ve got a fabulous new release and a new request has been chosen. Ready? Let’s dig in… What is a Custom Collection Sundays? It is a chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one […]

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Using the Screen Blend Mode in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 10 January 2015
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Blend Modes in Photoshop change the way in which layers interact with one another. “(The Blending Mode) Screen brightens by lightning the lower layer based on the lightness of the upper layer. The result is always lighter, and makes it a good mode for correcting exposure in photos that are too dark.”  -Sara Froehlich Let’s […]

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My Baby Sister!

by Toiny Westberry 10 January 2015
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I have taken no new pictures since my peek into the mysterious world of the Narrenzunft (Narrenzunft) on Tuesday.  My world has been filled with little tasks that take ages to complete. Most critically, our home phone doesn’t work. It hasn’t worked since the “big” upgrade on December 22.  I am most unhappy and my […]

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LOTW Jan. 2 – 8 And the winner is …

by renee 9 January 2015
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Azeline with her fabulous page Morning Mist. I love the design of this page. The cluster is so beautiful a so is the photo. It’s just gorgeous how it is blended into the background. The overall softness of this page gives it a beautiful feel, so congrats Azeline on winning this weeks LOTW. This wonderful […]

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Morning Mist Coordinated Collection

by renee 8 January 2015
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We start the year of with another fabulous Coordinated Collection themed Morning Mist. Stock up now through January 15th for only $1.00 each.  Isn’t that a great way to start 2015?  I must say our designers did an amazing job on this collection. There are more than 160 products for you to choose from, each one even more beautiful […]

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